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Soccer star Hope Solo arrested and held without bail on domestic violence charge

Hope Solo
Hope Solo
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American soccer player Hope Solo has had a rough life. From growing up in a broken home to several situations that were out of her control, Solo has gone through a lot in her 32 years. Fans may remember her from a stint during Season 11 of “Dancing With the Stars.” Solo was paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. According to a June 21 report from US Weekly, Hope Solo was arrested early this morning in Seattle on domestic violence charges. Domestic violence seems to follow Solo around like a dark, black cloud.

Hope Solo wrote a memoir in 2011, and in her book she accused her “Dancing With the Stars” partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy of being physically aggressive during their rehearsals. Their demeanor on camera appeared to be excellent, even sparking rumors the two were in a romantic relationship. Just one year later, Solo's then boyfriend, Jerramy Stevens was arrested on domestic violence charges the night before the couple wed.

Twitter has been buzzing about the news of Hope Solo's arrest. The Twitter feed for “Hope Solo” is filled with comments from fans ranging from absolute disgust to support. There has been no official comment from the soccer team Solo plays for other than the acknowledgment of the situation. This could cost Solo a lot of respect in the sports world and some of her fans.

Currently Hope Solo is currently being held without bail on two counts of domestic violence. The situation apparently happened at Solo's home and her sister and nephew were said to have visible injuries. Speculation floating across social media is that Solo may have been under the influence when she lost her cool, but that has not been confirmed. Fans hope that whatever issues Solo is dealing with will come to light and she will seek treatment for them.