Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- 'First Day Back at the Inn': See the First Photo from the Set of the Gilmore Girls Revival
- Read the Cover Story: Amy Duggar King: I'm Doing It My Way
- Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen for Prez? Comedians Join Forces in Super Bowl Beer Ad
- A Genius New Way to Store Makeup – Shop Now!
- Emma Watson Debuts New Wispy Bangs and – Surprise, Surprise – She Looks Incredible
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- March 22, 1993
- Vol. 39
- No. 11
Dorothy Hamill Chips in to Buy the Ice Capades
And not a moment too soon. The show declared bankruptcy in September 1991. It lost about $2 million in 1991 and 1992. "The Ice Capades is a trademark in skating," says Hamill, 36, unlacing her skates after a matinee in Saginaw, Mich. "When I heard the show was in Chapter 11, I thought, 'What a tragedy.' "
This month Hamill announced that she and her husband, sports physician Kenneth Forsythe, 49, had agreed to buy the Ice Capades in collaboration with a friend, Alaska businessman Ben Tisdale. Hamill knew what she was buying. Last September she rejoined the company after a nine-year absence to take an inside look. "I discovered there was something there to save," she says.
To save it, Hamill will have to devote all her energies to skating. In recent years she has had plenty of distractions. In 1984 her two-year marriage to actor-tennis player-musician Dean Paul Martin ended in divorce (he was later killed in a plane crash), and in 1987 she married Forsythe, whom she had met at a Palm Springs, Calif., golf tournament. Their daughter, Alexandra, is 4. Until her recent stint with the Ice Capades, Hamill, who lives in Indian Wells, Calif., performed only occasionally—her main income coming from endorsement deals with NutraSweet, Healthy Choice, Casio and Bausch & Lomb.
Once she takes over the Ice Capades' three touring shows in June, Hamill plans to improve the quality of the skating and to put at least one big name on the marquee: her own. After all, what's an ice show without a Hamill camel?
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!