Found November 28, 2011 on Seattle PI:
PLAYERS: Hope Solo
Former University of Washington soccer star Hope Solo said she had “too much muscle” to win “Dancing with the Stars” and was frustrated by the constant criticism of her physique. During an appearance on Anderson Cooper’s daytime talk show “Anderson,” Solo said she thought the judges had it out for her and that it was a feat just to make it to the semifinals. “I was told I had too much muscle and I was too intense and wasn’t very dainty,” Solo told Cooper. “Well, hello. You cast a female professional athlete. Help me get better as a dancer.” Solo, the U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper, regretted that her playful [...]
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