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July 14, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jeff Gillooly, Tonya Harding's ex-husband, was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, drawing the harshest penalty of the five defendants in the January attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. In Portland, Ore., Dist. Atty. Michael Schrunk urged the sentence be reduced to one year because of Gillooly's cooperation with investigators. But Circuit Court Judge Donald Londer said he would stand by the terms of the original plea agreement.
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January 16, 2014 | By Steven Zeitchik
It can feel like a lifetime ago that the world was transfixed by the Harding-Kerrigan figure-skating scandal -- you know, Tonya, Nancy and, of course, Gillooly, one-word signifiers for the bizarre winter soap opera that preceded the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics. Memories of that time come rushing back, though, on seeing Nanette Burstein's new documentary, "The Price of Gold," a thorough look at the tale of revenge and redemption from the dawn of the modern celebrity age. Burstein's film -- produced as part of ESPN's "30 for 30" series and airing Thursday night on the network -- aims to shed new light on the tabloid-friendly tale, which began 20 years ago this month.
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January 31, 1994 | Associated Press
Tonya Harding's ex-husband decided to divulge the champion skater's role in the attack on Nancy Kerrigan after authorities convinced him Harding had turned on him first, his brother told The Associated Press on Sunday. Jeff Gillooly was surprised when he found Harding had not stuck with the cover story the two had made up, John Gillooly said.
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May 18, 2008 | From the Associated Press
NEW YORK -- The memories are painful for Tonya Harding, and somehow liberating. They fill a new book, "The Tonya Tapes," in which she speaks frankly, if a bit confusingly, about the Tonya and Nancy scandal. She writes about being abused as a child, contemplating suicide, having a gun placed to her head and being raped. She says she paid a price for not fitting the mold of American figure skaters. The book is a compilation of interviews with author Lynda D. Prouse conducted over eight years.
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February 20, 1995 | Reuters
Jeff Gillooly, the ex-husband of figure skater Tanya Harding who was imprisoned for plotting to maim Nancy Kerrigan last year, is about to get out of jail and wants a new name. Gillooly, 26, has petitioned the Multnomah County Circuit Court to change his name to Jeff Stone, according to his lawyer, Judy Snyder, who was quoted in the Oregonian newspaper Saturday. A hearing on the name change is set for March 7, six days before Gillooly is scheduled to be released from prison.
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February 2, 1994 | MIKE DOWNEY
And so this little crumb of a man, Jeff Gillooly, stands there in front of a judge, pleads guilty to doing his diabolical deeds and then has his hired mouthpiece tell us how the state of Oregon will at least get to keep the $100,000 fine should his client see any future money out of all this. What Tonya Harding ought to be charged with is criminal taste in men. Once, after she won a U.S. championship previous to her most recent one, Harding happened to mention her husband Gillooly by name.
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January 24, 1994 | Associated Press
Tonya Harding approached two unidentified men at a Portland gym about "bumping off" Jeff Gillooly, her husband, during their separation last summer after she suspected him of stealing her truck, the Oregonian newspaper reported Sunday. The Oregonian quoted neither of the two men directly and provided no separate support for the allegations. Neither Harding nor Gillooly commented on the allegations and calls to their attorneys Sunday by the Associated Press were not returned.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1994
If we really want the whole of America represented at the Olympics, I would suggest we send both Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Harding can represent a lack of integrity, dishonesty, greed and ruthlessness. Kerrigan conveys all the ideals that we like to think of as the real America--grace, innocence, professionalism and dignity. LENA RIVKIN Glendale There is no credible evidence, at this time, that Tonya Harding had any prior knowledge of Jeff Gillooly's admitted attempt to harm Nancy Kerrigan.
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January 26, 1994 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Is the tension beginning to show on Tonya Harding? On Tuesday, the beleaguered ice skater took to the practice rink again--this time shouldering a video camera. Her subjects: the news reporters who mob her at every step and have ever since men around her became suspects in the assault on her Olympic rival, Nancy Kerrigan. "How do you like it?" she asked reporters, tauntingly.
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May 18, 2008 | From the Associated Press
NEW YORK -- The memories are painful for Tonya Harding, and somehow liberating. They fill a new book, "The Tonya Tapes," in which she speaks frankly, if a bit confusingly, about the Tonya and Nancy scandal. She writes about being abused as a child, contemplating suicide, having a gun placed to her head and being raped. She says she paid a price for not fitting the mold of American figure skaters. The book is a compilation of interviews with author Lynda D. Prouse conducted over eight years.
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February 20, 1995 | Reuters
Jeff Gillooly, the ex-husband of figure skater Tanya Harding who was imprisoned for plotting to maim Nancy Kerrigan last year, is about to get out of jail and wants a new name. Gillooly, 26, has petitioned the Multnomah County Circuit Court to change his name to Jeff Stone, according to his lawyer, Judy Snyder, who was quoted in the Oregonian newspaper Saturday. A hearing on the name change is set for March 7, six days before Gillooly is scheduled to be released from prison.
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August 8, 1994 | MIKE DOWNEY
Tonya Harding is currently shooting a movie, her second. I have no idea what it is about. Maybe she plays Wyatt Earp. Tonya's first film, meantime, is now available on home video. In it, she portrays a newlywed who plunges into romance with a lean young hardbody named Jeff. It's a documentary. The movie, "My Wedding Night," or, as I like to think of it, "Sleepless in Portland," is being sold on home video for $29.95 by an adults-only magazine with a toll-free number and a guilt-free conscience.
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July 14, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jeff Gillooly, Tonya Harding's ex-husband, was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, drawing the harshest penalty of the five defendants in the January attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. In Portland, Ore., Dist. Atty. Michael Schrunk urged the sentence be reduced to one year because of Gillooly's cooperation with investigators. But Circuit Court Judge Donald Londer said he would stand by the terms of the original plea agreement.
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April 10, 1994 | THE SOCIAL CLIMES STAFF
It was only a matter of time, we suppose, before the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan story made it to the literature rack of the underground. We refer, of course, to the comic book "Whacked! The Adventures of Tonya Harding and Her Pals," which has been showing up on racks all over town.
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February 11, 1994 | ELLIOTT ALMOND and RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The legal strategies of Tonya Harding and the U.S. Olympic Committee became clearer Thursday as debate over the figure skater's participation in the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, intensified. In more than 90 pages of documents filed Thursday in Clackamas County Circuit Court, Harding's attorneys appear to have modeled their challenge in part on Butch Reynolds' successful 1992 litigation against the International Amateur Athletics Federation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1994
If we really want the whole of America represented at the Olympics, I would suggest we send both Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Harding can represent a lack of integrity, dishonesty, greed and ruthlessness. Kerrigan conveys all the ideals that we like to think of as the real America--grace, innocence, professionalism and dignity. LENA RIVKIN Glendale There is no credible evidence, at this time, that Tonya Harding had any prior knowledge of Jeff Gillooly's admitted attempt to harm Nancy Kerrigan.
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April 10, 1994 | THE SOCIAL CLIMES STAFF
It was only a matter of time, we suppose, before the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan story made it to the literature rack of the underground. We refer, of course, to the comic book "Whacked! The Adventures of Tonya Harding and Her Pals," which has been showing up on racks all over town.
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January 30, 1994 | From Associated Press
Two weeks before the Winter Games are to begin, Tonya Harding's chances of skating for the U.S. team and avoiding criminal charges appeared bleak as investigators gathered new evidence in the attack on Nancy Kerrigan. Harding's former husband, Jeff Gillooly, spent about two hours in the Multnomah County Courthouse on Saturday, after reportedly working out a deal that will reduce his jail time and implicate his former wife. And as investigators in Detroit, the site of the Jan.
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February 10, 1994 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Signaling an all-out battle to retain her place on the U.S. figure skating team, Tonya Harding filed suit late Wednesday to block the U.S. Olympic Committee's impending hearing on her eligibility. Her suit also demanded $20 million in damages. The 16-page lawsuit asked for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction to stop the USOC's scheduled hearing Tuesday in Oslo.
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February 2, 1994 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her Olympic status even more in doubt, Tonya Harding faced further incriminating accusations Tuesday as her ex-husband pleaded guilty and bargained himself a reduced prison term in the attack on her figure-skating rival. Jeff Gillooly, in a written statement, called on Harding to confess that she, too, was part of the misguided plot from early on. Gillooly's action was not without some spite, however.
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