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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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61.

Throwback kid    

He's such a classy brotha! I saw him on Hard Knocks the other night, it was so cool how he said the F word six times in an interview, with a mouth like that and his arrest for domestic violence, who wouldn't want a class act like Chad representing their organization? If the Dolphins are smart they will cut this washed up loser right now, get rid of all the drama he brings and get back to football

741 days ago
62.

puddintang    

why do these guys get married if they still want to sleep around? Do they think they're entitled to do that because they're famous athletes? They marry beautiful women then cheat. Whats the point?

741 days ago
63.

Amazed    

WOW, you have really blown it now. A man that head butts a woman, and over something like a receipt for condoms...omg...YOU ARE GOING TO LOSE EVERYTHING IN DIVORCE COURT! YAY

741 days ago
64.

JalenDUI    

Come on! Don't we all "accidently" head butt our wives opening a gash that needs stitches? LOL! That clowns career is OVA!

741 days ago
65.

Dramazone    

What a Bonehead move

741 days ago
66.

Denise    

I watch the Basketball Wives and she always took up for up with the other ladies tried to tell her about him or when she saw things online. Really, she things he is going to be true to her???????? I knew he was not going to be true to her or any woman!!!!!! She should have listen to her friends!!!

741 days ago
67.

LK    

AND SINCE WHEN DO BLACK GUYS USE CONDOMS ? LOL I KNOW I DON'T CAUSE I GOT @ LEAST 10 OR MORE KIDS OUT THERE WITH A BUCH OF DIFF BABY MAMAS TRUTH

741 days ago
68.

WhatWat    

Ummm....She SAID....she didn't care if he did his thing as long as he kept it clean.......Thats just another chick making it hard for the rest of us!! Say What You Mean & Say What You Mean!!!

741 days ago
69.

joe blow    

a cheater & abuser, that's nice very nice...... what a jerk

741 days ago
70.

dale12    

Chad is a world class "chump," but Ev is a "chumpette" too.

741 days ago
71.

Demi    

Stupid Evelyn, you knew he was not " yours " . I know a girl that he flies everywhere... And it ain't you Evelyn LOWzada....

741 days ago
72.

DaChopssss    

What man in their right mind would hook up with this broad? She's a pscyho gold digger looking for her next baby's daddy and that baller paycheck so she can get her payday.

741 days ago
73.

Jay W.     

Evelyn is like a pimple on my A$$... very annoying.

741 days ago
74.

Nicole A    

I am sorry but I knew this was coming and personally he did what many woman would love to do to her! Not that she deserved it from him but she has a mouth on her and I bet that played a huge part in the attack!

741 days ago
75.

Mark    

In Florida, a domestic violence injury requiring stitches = Felony. Not good.

741 days ago
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