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Hope Solo Wears Cranky Pants

Hope Solo

Hope Solo’s exit from Dancing With the Stars on Tuesday wasn’t conducted as gracefully as it could have been, according to Us Weekly.

The magazine has dubbed Solo a “sore loser” after the 30-year-old soccer star refused press interviews and broke down in tears while processing her exit from the show. While Ricki Lake, Rob Kardashian and J.R. Martinez all celebrated reaching the series finale, an eyewitness told Us that Solo was in no mood to chat.

In the one interview she did conduct, Solo told Dancing With the Stars host Tom Bergeron:

“This competition is one of the toughest competitions I’ve ever been a part of. It was an amazing opportunity. We have the most amazing fan base and instead of the winning the mirrorball trophy, I’m going to try to win a gold medal this summer at the Olympics.”

Solo also found time to thank her pro partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who has had his own stroppy moments this series:

“Maks put so much into [our Monday night] Argentine tango and it’s something to be proud of. He basically broke his body picking me up and teaching me how to do this dance, and I pulled muscles doing it. It wasn’t easy. To come out with [scores of] 8’s, I was like, there’s no other couple here who can do what we just did!”

The big final airs next Monday and Tuesday night on ABC. Who are you backing, readers?

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9 Responses to “Hope Solo Wears Cranky Pants”

  1. Denise Krivitsky

    Love her! Not a great dancer, but kept getting out there among all the nasty remarks.

  2. Yvonne Walton Aguero

    Judging has been off this season! She has done well and gotten "low" marks but in contrast Rob Kardashian gets constant praise and high scores while Cheryl does most of the team dance and he IS NOT THAT GREAT OF A DANCER AND still in the show?

  3. Pat Lovejoy

    You certainly make terrible judgements of peoples expressions. I think she was great this season and recognized her own limitations with dance. Where do you get the "bad sportsmanship" from?

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