Dancing With the Stars does no favors to Hope Solo’s gloriously buff androgyny, warns our dance critic Sarah Kaufman: “Put a blocky jock in a burlesque dress, and already she’s handicapped.” But whoa, check out Solo’s undecorated physique in ESPN magazine’s nude issue -- pure poetry, says Kaufman. (Oh, btw, there’s a gallery of Hope Solo photos, too.)
The princess of Ethiopia works at a credit union. The Ashanti king of Ghana lives in Upper Marlboro. The Afghan royals have a view of the Shenandoah mountains. Meet D.C.’s lesser-known royals in exile.
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