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Tonya Harding, mother give differing accounts of abuse, drinking

Allison Janney’s Golden Globe-winning portrayal of Tonya Harding’s mother in I Tonya included two constants: drinking and physical abuse of her star figure skater daughter.  Harding’s real-life mother, LaVona "Sandy" Golden, however, told ABC News as part of a two-hour special that she neither consistently abused Harding and the scenes that showed her drinking while Harding skated as a child were inaccurate. “I didn’t abuse any of my children,” Golden said per part of the interview ABC News released ahead of Thursday’s show. “Spanked? Yes, (I) spanked. Absolutely, positively you (have) got to show them right from wrong.” Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story airs on ABC Thursday night (9 p.m. ET).  Golden admitted on ...