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Hope Solo No Stranger to Controversy

 Hope Solo is no stranger to controversyHope Solo, 32, the star goalkeeper for the Seattle Reign and a two-time Olympic gold medalist from Richland, Washington was arrested and taken into custody on Domestic Violence Charges over the weekend.

She was held without bail for investigation on two counts of domestic-violence assault at the South Correctional Entity Regional Jail in Des Moines, Wash.

Solo was accused of hitting her sister and 17-year-old nephew during a party at her sisters residence in  Kirkland, a suburb of Seattle. Solo appeared in court today and entered a not guilty plea to the charges.

Solo is no stranger to controversy.  Her outspoken, opinionated demeanor has been the topic of conversation throughout her professional career.

Hope Solo has a net worth of $2.5 Million.

Hope Solo Controversy:

  • In a 2012  Hope Solo was interview on CNN.  During the interview,on the Piers Morgan Show she spoke about and defended her “public image.” Solo spoke about her public image and said “I have a bad rap,” she said. “People look at me as selfish, outspoken. But I know who I am.” She added,  “I don’t expect any of the media to be positive. But I know that I’m doing wonderful things for the sport of soccer and I know I’m doing amazing things for female athletes. So I can take it.”
  • That same year, Solo sent out a harsh tweet criticizing Olympic soccer commentator Brandi Chastain for her negative commentary during the 2012 London games. After the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Solo openly criticized U.S. women’s soccer coach Greg Ryan.
  • In 2012 U.S. Anti-Doping Agency publicly warned Solo after she tested positive for a banned diuretic — a substance she claimed she didn’t know was in premenstrual medication prescribed by her physician. The agency accepted Solo’s explanation and she competed in the 2012 Olympics.

Jennifer Lopez and Maksim Chmerkovskiy Dating

Jennifer Lopez isn’t wasting any time at all moving on after her split with her twenty-seven-year-old-boy-toy Casper Smart .Lopez, 44, began dating the not-so-smart Smart in 2011, when he was a 24-year-old backup dancer.

Jennifer Lopez dating Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Lopez, is reportedly dating “Dancing With the Stars” hottest Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

J.Lo reportedly ended her relationship with Smart. The split came after two transgender models claimed to have had sexting relationships with him.

Two weeks ago, transgender bikini model Sofie Vissa claimed to TheDirty.com that Smart — still dating la Lopez at the time — had asked her for X-rated pics over Instagram and began a private chat with her.

Another transgender model, Xristina Marie, claimed she’d been on a date with Smart in Miami and also had an online relationship with him.

According to sources, the two met when they were working on a performance for the AMA’s last year.  There was immediate chemistry and the attraction between the two was obvious.  Lopez was still with Casper and Maks was dating model Kate Upton.  He reportedly broke up with her just a few weeks later.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Lopez and Maks have reamined in contact and if reports are true…they are now an item.

More about Maksim Chmerkovskiy:

Maksim Chmerkovskiy first appeared in the 2nd season of the ABC series Dancing with the Stars partnered with actress Tia Carrere.

  • Tia Carrere is an American actress, model, voice artist, and singer who obtained her first big break as a regular on the daytime soap opera General Hospital. See photo here

Maksim Chmerkovskiy  and Tia Carrere finished in sixth place

Maksim “Maks” Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, and instructor.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy made it to the final round five times, with two runner-up and two third place finishes.

On May 20, 2014 Maksim Chmerkovskiy won his first mirror ball trophy with celebrity partner Meryl Davis.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy owns four dance studios in greater New York City, including Rising Stars Dance Academy (RSDA)

Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy DWTS Almost Kiss

For those of you who didn’t tune in last night to was “Dancing With the Stars,” it was a night of spectacular dancing, hot chemistry and the kiss the almost happened.”

Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis HOT, HOT, HOT!

Meryl Davis & Maks - FreestyleProfessional dancer  Maksim Chmerkovskiy and his Olympic figure skater partner Meryl Davis have radiated chemistry throughout season 18 of the ABC hit reality dance competition and last night we saw the chemistry get even hotter last night as the dynamic dance pair performed their Week 10 Freestyle dance.

Maskim Chmerkovskiy

The sexual tension and attraction between the two has been obviously displayed in all their performances, their rehearsals and  their behind the scenes footage.  There have even been rumors that the two are having a mirror ball romance outside the dance studio as well….They have been entertaining to watch week after week and last night was no different.  Fans were on edge as they share a very up close and intimate embrace on last nights show….which ended with a kiss that didn’t happen….

In case you missed it…Hines Ward Samba

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Meryl Elizabeth Davis (born January 1, 1987) is an American ice dancer. With partner Charlie White, she is the 2014 Olympic Champion, a two-time (2011, 2013) World champion, the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, two-time (2010, 2012) World silver medalist, five-time Grand Prix Final champion (2009–2013), three-time Four Continents champion (2009, 2011, 2013) and six-time U.S. national champion (2009–2014). At the 2014 Winter Olympics, they also won a bronze medal in the team event.

Amy Purdy Injuries Shoulder During Dancing With the Stars

UPDATE:  Amy Purdy suffered a shoulder injury,

Amy Purdy,  was taken to the hospital after she suffered a back injury during tonight’s “Dancing With the Stars” competition.

UntitledPurdy, a Paralympics bronze medalist who represented Team USA, had this to say about her injury, “My shoulder’s been bothering me a little bit,” Amy explained to host Erin Andrews after they finished. “It’s been fine, though, just kind of sore. And then right after judging I turned my head and my back cracked and it just seized up and everything’s painful right now. It’s hard to breathe.”

Purdy, and her dance partner Derek Hough scored a 36 out of 40 for their Rumba. They’re currently in third place overall.

Derek Hough is an American dancer and choreographer. He is known for his work, since September 2007, on the U.S. television dance-competition series Dancing with the Stars, on which he has won five seasons.

The 34-year-old,  snowboarder  had her legs amputated at the age of 19 after contracting a form of bacterial meningitis.  She has become a  fan favorite over the past few weeks — and has continuously garnered high scores from the judges.

Amy Purdy’s Boyfriend Daniel Gale

Mr. Gale a competitive snowboarder, avid skateboarder аnd аll аrоund board sports enthusiast  is AAS’ Executive Director. Hе аlѕо iѕ a Sports Organizer fоr ESPN аnd thе Summer X Games organizing thе Adaptive Moto X Race, thе Adaptive Skateboardpark Jam, Adaptive Snocross аnd thе Adatpive Snowboarder X. – See more at: http://fabwags.com/daniel-gale-double-amputee-snowboarder-dwts-contestant-amy-purdys-boyfriend/#sthash.tADD7xsY.dpuf
Amy Purdy’s boyfriend Daniel Gale

Amy Purdy began snowboarding at age 15, but in 1999, she contracted bacterial meningitis at the age of 19 and had less than a 2 percent chance of living. She was able to survive the infection, but lost both of her legs below the knee and would later require a kidney from her father the week before her 21st birthday. Purdy longed to return to snowboarding, and when she couldn’t find prosthetics that would work for snowboarding, she built her own. In 2005 she co-founded Adaptive Action Sports, a non-profit organization and branch of Disabled Sports USA that is dedicated to introducing people with physical challenges to action sports. She was instrumental in advocating for the inclusion of adaptive snowboarding to the 2014 Paralympic Games.

Amy Purdy Website

Dancing With the Stars Season 17 Cast Leaked

Dancing With the Stars Season 17 Cast Leaked

Dancing With the Stars producers are none too pleased that the cast of   Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 17), celebrity contenders was reportedly has been leaked  by an unknown source.

Dancing With the Stars Cast LeakedAccording to sources…the head of security has  launched an “all out”   hunt to try and determine the source or sources who are behind the media breach.  Security will start interviewing staffers tomorrow to find the alleged mole.

Stars whose names have been rumored to compete on the show next season include… Valerie Harper, Leah Remini, Snooki, Elizabeth Berkley, Amber Riley.  Other names mentioned included Christina Milian, Jack Osbourne and Keyshawn Johnson.

Harper from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Rhoda” was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year and in March, she said her doctors had given her as little as three months to live.   Last week, she celebrated her 74th birthday.

The celebrity gossip website TMZ. com  is reporting that she’s been paired with Tristan MacManus and they’ve been practicing for two weeks. Sources say Valerie is “surprisingly good,” and “doesn’t need any special assistance, at least so far.”

Well now that we have spoiled it for you…the official announcement of this season cast is scheduled to be announced on “Good Morning America” on September 04.  Dancing with the Starsseason 17 premieres Sept. 16

The series first broadcast in 2005, and sixteen complete seasons have aired on ABC through Spring 2013.

Joseph Keyshawn Johnson is a former American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for eleven seasons. 

Johnson will following in the footsteps of other NFL stars who have competed on “DWTS.”   The former NFL players put their dancing skills on the line in a quest to claim the “mirror ball trophy” include:  Warren Sapp, Jason Taylor, Donald Driver, Chad Johnson, Emmitt Smith, Hines Ward, Jacoby Jones, Jerry Rice, Kurt Warner, Lawrence Taylor and Michael Irvin.

NFL Players who have won on “Dancing With the Stars”  Donald Driver, Hines Ward and Emmit Smith

Hines Ward & Kym Johnson – Samba Video

NFL Players who have appeared on “Dancing With the Stars”

  •  Donald Driver was the winner of season 9.
  •  Chad Johnson  finish fourth  in season 10.
  • Kurt Warner became the first quarterback to appear on the show.  He danced his way up to a fifth place finish.
  • Jerry Rice was the first NFL star to appear on DWTS, and did not disappoint by finishing second.
  • Warren Sapp appeared on season 7
  • Jason Taylor appeared season 6.  His partner was professional dancer Edyta Śliwińska.
  • Hines Ward blazed  his way to a victory in season 12.
  • Emmit Smith and his professional dance partner Cheryl Burke won season 3.
  • Michael Irvin  finished seventh when he appeared on season 9.
  • Jacoby Jones competed on Season 16 of  “Dancing With the Stars.”   He partnered with season 13 winner Karina Smirnoff. They reached the finals but came in third place.
  • Lawrence Taylor took home a seventh place finish.

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