Chmerkovskiy Denies Slapping Dancing With The Stars Partner Hope Solo
TMZ has learned ... Maksim was absolutely shocked when he heard about the "completely false" story in Hope's book, "Solo: A Memoir of Hope"
In the book the Team USA soccer star claims Maksim pulled a Rick James while trying to put her head in the correct position for a dancing move.
The two were partners on "DWTS" in 2011. more on this story
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