Tonya Harding Advances to DWTS Finale, Fans Tweet Their Ire

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Ever since it was announced that Tonya Harding would join Dancing With The Stars to compete against other athletes, controversy has been building.

From the moment that it was announced, fans were disgusted that she was giving a shot at public redemption after the Nancy Kerrigan assault during their '90s rivalry.

Now, Tonya and her dance partner Sasha have continued to avoid elimination throughout the competition.

After their Rumba, they are advancing on to the finale.

Tonya's story -- from mourning her father to feeling that she's been unjustly blacklisted for years -- has won over some fans who are rooting for her.

Others are not won over, and they are incensed that she's made it this far. In fact, some think that the show is deliberately keeping her on in order to boost ratings.

1. Some are mad at the voters

Some are mad at the voters
Remember, Dancing With The Stars has a panel of judges, but fans and viewers also cast their votes.

2. Some people watch with their parents

Some people watch with their parents
Those who remember Tonya from the '90s may find her less sympathetic than those who are just now seeing her on television.

3. Some fans are enraged

Some fans are enraged
No, please don't time-travel back to 2002 and destroy a TV. They were so expensive back then!

4. Other fans are simply bewildered

Other fans are simply bewildered
For government or for a reality competition, democracy is one hell of a system.

5. Some think that casting her is morally irresponsible

Some think that casting her is morally irresponsible
Those who feel this way see the error being compounded with each episode that features Tonya.

6. Tonya's history is hard to forget

Tonya's history is hard to forget
Speaking of which, yes, plenty of folks have joked that Adam Rippon should be extra careful.

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