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Chad Johnson

Arrested for Domestic Violence

8/12/2012 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chad Johnson mug shot after arrest.NFL star Chad Johnson was arrested Saturday night for domestic violence ... allegedly against new wife Evelyn Lozada, one of the stars of VH1's "Basketball Wives."

Law enforcement sources tell us Johnson allegedly head-butted Lozada during an argument, and when cops arrived to the scene, Lozada had lacerations on her forehead. 

Our sources say Lozada has been at the hospital for several hours.

According to our sources, the fight started when Lozada found a receipt for condoms in the center of the couple's Maserati and confronted Johnson about it. A verbal argument ensued.

We're told at some point during the argument, Johnson head-butted Lozada. According to reports, Johnson told police he butted heads with Lozada by accident.

Johnson is reportedly still in custody and will have to go before a judge before he can be released.

Johnson and Lozada were married last month after Johnson proposed in November 2010 with a massive 10-carat diamond ring.

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8:45PM PT  Johnson is still at the Davie, FL police station, but will eventually be transferred to a county jail facility. Authorities tell us he will remain in custody tonight, and since there are no bond judges scheduled to work Sunday ... it's entirely possible Chad will be cooling off behind bars until Monday morning.

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166.

jennybean    

by watching the trash that VH1 calls a show, basketball wives, you can see that Evelyn is emotionally and physically violent. She has hit a number of women on the show. Chad is calm and quiet with no previous record of violence. While i dont condone violence from either party, i would bet everything i have that Evelyn came at Chad and he was merely defending himself. This "woman" most likely came at him yelling, cussing, swinging, as she always does. he was probably grabbing her to calm her crazy ass down. what a shame that young women look watch this show and think fighting is ok. EV-character is must easier kept than recovered.

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167.

Dohi    

They have a reality show coming out this fall I think. I won't be watching.

617 days ago
168.

Sultry    

Just this past Friday on a morning radio show they reported that he said he played poorly because she had been withholding sex from him too often. Guess this was his way of crying out.

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169.

anita Sykes    

He told her he was gonna CHEAT... and bring the women home for a Threesome.... she agreed .. that was on the show!!!! She told him to make sure he had on Condom... But that does not make it right... But if you know these thing Why would you marry this man.....

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170.

anita Sykes    

Remembering correctly... He told her on the show he was gonna see other women from time to time... she replied Use a CONDOM and bring them home so she can see them sounds like a (threesome).. so if a man told me he was gonna see other women and have sex with them...I am MARRYING WHO!!!!!

617 days ago
171.

bornunderprotest    

this site is goofy,you make getting to the coments too complicated.

617 days ago
172.

michele    

ahhh, Evelyn is the one with a violent history not Chad. Yes he is a fool; but, he has never been violent. This is his first ever arrest! That is why the bail is so low. For the record, I think both of them are *******s. However, the notion that HE is the thug is absurd. She is one of those women that thinks it is okay to hit a man (or woman). I am sure she attacked him.

617 days ago
173.

zina    

Its perfect for HER pay-off chicks get their hustle on this way!!!! PRAYER IS NEEDED GOD DONT LIKE THE OOOOGLY on both parts.
fred Z

616 days ago
174.

zina    

Purrrfect for her LIL pay-off chicks hustle men this way now,,,,, Prayer for them both!!!!

616 days ago
175.

Honeyeyes    

WHAT A PIECE OF ****. EV GET AS FAR AWAY FROM THIS THUG AS POSSIBLE! ONCE A CHEATER ALWAYS ONE. WHAT A COWARD. ALL OF THOSE MEN HE PLAYS WITH HE SHOULD HEAD BUT A REAL MAN NOT THE WOMAN YOU CLAIM YOU LOVE!!!!

616 days ago
176.

Native Princess    

I wish he would never met that EVIL EVIL EVIL woman... I would bet money her crazy violent ass head butted him... He would't lower his standards to hit a woman in any manner!!

616 days ago
177.

Camille     

Wow! I hate to say it, but I saw this one coming! I guess the honeymoon is over....Evelyn finds a condom receipt in Chad's car...but why was she so upset? Wasn't she the one saying she didn't mind him having other women as long as he "talked" to her about it. Well, didn't they already have that conversation on National Tv or did she really expect to know his every move and want to give him "permission" each and every time?? Be careful what you say, bcuz it might come back to bit you in the behind!

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178.

Mrs. Gossip     

No surprise. He decided to marry this gold digging drama queen. Too ****ing bad, you get what you pay for. Everyone saw this coming. Now he will be giving up half of the nothing he is making. Stupid ****. Kanye is the next fool.

616 days ago
179.

Terra    

I THOUGHT SHE GAVE HIM PERMISSION, AND WHO CALLED THE POLICE, IF IT WERE AN ACCIDENT?

616 days ago
180.

keyclubsociety.com    

So all of you think that the guy lost control grabbed her by both shoulders and head but this woman with no prior history of violence? You didnt see on the show the way Evelyn jumped across that table? I think this head but was accidental having to do with them both going for the receipt at the same time or chad trying to take the reciept from her and evelyn trying to hit him

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