Harding: 'Not Guilty'

Former U.S. Olympic ice skater Tonya Harding has been ordered to stay away from alcohol and the boyfriend she allegedly beat up this week. On Thursday, Harding, 29, pleaded not guilty in a Washington court to domestic violence charges in an incident with her live-in boyfriend of three years, Darren Silver, 28. Witnesses said Harding had tossed a hubcap at Silver after repeatedly punching him in the face, which she bloodied. Harding said she was acting in self-defense. If convicted of the charge, Harding could face up to a year in prison and a $5,000 fine. Clark County District Court Judge Randal Fritzler ordered Harding to take Antabuse, a drug that causes violent illness when mixed with alcohol, a court official told reporters. Harding’s arresting officer had reported that both Silver and Harding were intoxicated at the time of the incident.

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