A month after the headbutt that ended his marriage happened, Chad Johnson has been officially charged with misdemeanor battery against Evelyn Lozada!
The State Attorney for Broward County, Florida tells TMZ that If convicted, Chad faces up to a year in jail. Chad was arrested and Evelyn pressed charges against him following the incident. This is not his first offense; he was previous charged with domestic battery against a former girlfriend.
Basketball Wives star and producer Shaunie O'Neal certainly surrounds herself with some classy people, I'd say. You know what they say though, birds of a feather and all that jazz!
The show has been plagued with lawsuits since its inception, but they usually involve peripheral players. Yet another legal entanglement surrounding the show has been settled as well, and it involves Shaunie's friend and "celebrity shoe consultant" Rashidah Ali. Rashidah was featured on a few early episodes of the series as a pal of Shaunie. Rashindah was sued for $10 million after allegedly cutting a man in the face with a box cutter. What is it with these women and their box cutters? Paging Kenya Bell…
It's not a good time to married to a basketball player apparently. Divorce is in the air for not one, but two, Basketball Wives stars. I guess no one should be surprised, given that being a wife isn't necessarily a precursor to be on the show!
After fighting in court for seven years, Basketball Wives star Tami Roman and ex-husband Kenny Anderson have settled their child support lawsuit. Tami's child support woes were documented on Basketball Wives.
Tami filed the lawsuit in 2005, claiming Kenny stopped paying the court-ordered $8,500 a month child support he was supposed to pay for their two daughters. All together, the missed payments came to a whopping $800,000.
Uh oh. Things continue to get worse for Chad Ochocinco Johnson. It seems that his prior bad behavior could possibly be used against him, and if so, he may be facing some jail time for head butting soon to be ex-wife Evelyn Lozada. Chad's violent past is coming back to haunt him.
While he's lost his wife (obviously), Miami Dolphins contract, reality show, and endorsement deals, Chad could also be facing some serious jail time. How serious? He could be sentenced to a year in prison!
In the sneak peek of the interview with 'Nightline', Evelyn shares "It's the hardest thing in the world to walk away from someone that you really love. But you have to walk away because I have to protect myself."
The interview airs tonight at 11:35 EST on Nightline.
TELL US – ARE YOU GOING TO TUNE IN TO SEE WHAT SHE HAS TO SAY?
Oh Chad. Chad, Chad, Chad, Chad, Chad. I feel like I’m chastising one of my former first grade students, yet he’s a grown a$$ man. Chad Ochocinco Johnson has gotten married and divorced within the period of a few months, head-butted his new bride Evelyn Lozada, got his new wedding spin-off cancelled, and was fired from the Miami Dolphins. That’s a lot for a day’s work. Now it seems he’s been just as busy trolling Twitter for mistresses. I guess he’ll never learn.
Ol’ Ocho’s dirty laundry has been airing ever since he became the punchline for every tabloid and blogger from here to kingdom come. Now it’s being reported that the former NFL star has had multiple affairs with women he’s met online. He’s a classy one for sure!