Found August 21, 2012 on Soccerlens:
Hope Solo’s New Book Sparks Rampant Controversy: Villain or Victim? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comNever one to shy away from publicly exposed quarrels or full on media bouts, Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo (and her newly published memoir) has, yet again, placed herself at the epicenter of a highly scrutinized controversy. In similarly contentious fashion to her recent Twitter responses to former Team USA-er and current analyst Brandi Chastain (who, a few weeks ago, tweeted criticism of American defender Rachel Buehler’s performance after a USA victory at the Olympics… and felt the wrath of Hope Solo soon after), the American goalkeeper has, this time, encountered major resistance to claims she has made in her personal memoir about her time on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. While numerous particulars in the book have sparked discussion and intrigue among critics and fans, the passages detailing Solo’s former DWTS partner Maks Chmerkovskiy treating her in an unnecessarily rough...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
BETTER LAWYER UP

'DWTS' star may sue Hope Solo

Dancing With The Stars star Maksim Chmerkovskiy reportedly is mulling over his legal options against Hope Solo for her allegations that he once slapped her in a practice session.

Hope Solo’s $1.2 million bachelorette pad

U.S. women’s national soccer goalie Hope Solo recently purchased a home in suburban Seattle, Washington.  Why Seattle you ask?  That’s where Solo was born and raised (Richland, Washington), went to college (University of Washington) and now plays in the United Soccer League’s W-League (for the Seattle Sounders). And judging by the pictures, you get a nice little house for...

Book sales, possible lawsuit latest 'slaps' at Hope Solo

When Hope Solo's book Solo: A Memoir of Hope first came out, we were confused. Then, ex-women’s national team coach Greg Ryan said she was a liar for accusing him of hitting her. Today? Dancing... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

Hope Solo gets beat five-hole by a ‘little person’

Alex Morgan Signs Deal to Write Children's Books, 'The Kicks' Will Debut in Summer 2013

Alex Morgan is following in Hope Solo's footsteps and entering the world of publishing. Unlike her veteran teammate, the 23-year-old soccer star isn't writing a tell-all book, at least not yet. Morgan signed a deal with Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing to write "The Kicks," a three-book series for middle schoolers, according to the Associated Press...
Soccer News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.