August 13, 2012
MIAMI DOLPHINS receiver Chad Johnson was arrested Saturday night, accused of head-butting his newlywed wife, reality-TV star Evelyn Lozada, during an argument in front of their home outside Miami. Evelyn, who appears on "Basketball Wives" even though she's married to a footballer because she once was engaged to a hoopster, is thinking of changing her name to OUCHocinco. Chad and Evelyn were at dinner and she confronted him about a receipt she had found for a box of condoms, said Davie, Fla., police Capt.
June 12, 2013 |
IT WAS SUPPOSED to be a routine plea deal. The kind that takes place in courtrooms every day. But when Chad Johnson playfully slapped his attorney on the butt, it caused a judge to slap Johnson with a 30-day jail sentence. Johnson, the former NFL star once known as Chad Ochocinco, was appearing before Broward County (Fla.) Circuit Judge Kathleen McHugh to settle a probation violation relating to a domestic violence case. He was on probation after pleading no contest to head-butting his then-wife Evelyn Lozada - of the TV show "Basketball Wives" - during an altercation last August.
June 18, 2013 |
A contrite Chad Johnson apologized Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week. Broward County Circuit Judge Kathleen McHugh accepted Johnson's apology and cut back his jail term for a probation violation from 30 days to the seven days he had served since the rear-swatting. Johnson, a flamboyant receiver formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, said that he'd had time to think about why his flippant attitude was wrong - especially in a domestic violence case.
June 13, 2008 |
Chad Johnson showed up for the start of the Cincinnati Bengals' mandatory minicamp yesterday. Beyond that, nothing was clear. The disgruntled receiver didn't participate in the morning workout after telling the team he has an ailment - fittingly, there were conflicting descriptions of what was wrong. After the team asserted that he had refused to practice, Johnson went out for the afternoon workout, caught a few passes during drills, then removed his helmet and covered his head with a white towel, a signal that he was done.
August 15, 2012 |
The fallout from Chad Johnson's domestic abuse arrest continues. The New York Times reported Monday that VH1 has shelved a reality show the channel had filmed over the last several months titled Ev & Ocho. The show chronicled the marriage of Johnson to his wife Evelyn, and was set to air its first episode on Sept. 3. According to a statement from the network, there are no longer any plans to air the show. Evelyn Johnson herself was already something of a reality TV star after her role on Basketball Wives, where she starred, thanks to having been married to NBA forward Antoine Walker.
December 18, 2014 |
CHAD "Ochocinco" Johnson unknowingly prevented a woman from taking her life. Earlier this week, the former NFL wide receiver left a waitress a $300 tip for a $351.92 tab. He signed his name on the credit card slip and added the following message: "Sundays are slow, this should help. I love you. " He then posted a photo of the receipt and the message on Twitter. What happened next was incredible. Another woman, who Johnson had never met, sent him a direct message saying she was considering suicide until she read about his generosity.
June 4, 2008 |
Six weeks after proclaiming he would not report to any Cincinnati Bengals activities, disgruntled wide receiver Chad Johnson seems to have had a change of heart. Yesterday, he told ESPN The Magazine that he intends to report to mandatory minicamp on June 12 and that that everyone will see "the reinvention of Ocho Cinco. " "I'm dead serious," Johnson said. "People need to take me as I am because I just don't give a [bleep] anymore. That's how I'd sum up my attitude for the next season.
August 12, 2012
Miami Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on a domestic violence charge, police said Saturday night. He is accused of head-butting his newlywed wife during an argument in front of their home in Davie, Fla. Davie Police Capt. Dale Engle said Johnson and his wife were at dinner Saturday night and she confronted him about a receipt she had found for a box of condoms. His wife, Evelyn Lozada , is on the reality show Basketball Wives , and the couple married last month.
January 2, 2005 |
Writer Winner Score David Aldridge Bengals 17-16 With the Eagles' first-string defense on the bench, a late Chad Johnson touchdown breaks a fourth-quarter tie. The Eagles rally on a touchdown in the final seconds, and opt to go for two instead of overtime. They fail. Bring on the playoffs. Bob Brookover Eagles 20-19 Jeff Blake never won with the Bengals and he's never lost to them since leaving. Bob Ford Eagles 24-14 These aren't the Rams. Even the second-stringers can beat this bunch.
June 17, 2013 |
TERRELL OWENS visited his old buddy Chad Johnson in Broward County, Fla., jail Saturday and shared the details with his Twitter followers. Owens and Johnson were Cincinnati Bengals teammates in 2010. "Just visited the homie @ochocinco. He's in good spirits, he needs a haircut already tho. Lol. He sends his best regards to everyone," Owens wrote. Johnson's plea deal was first accepted, then rejected last week when Johnson gave his attorney a pat on the backside, resulting in a 30-day jail sentence for violating his probation from his no-contest plea last year to battery on his then-wife, Evelyn Lozada.