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Chad Johnson

Apologizes

'I Love Evelyn to Death'

8/14/2012 2:11 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chad Johnson has broken his silence ... and has issued an apology "To everyone for the recent events that have occurred" involving his wife Evelyn Lozada.

Moments after Evelyn filed for divorce, Johnson released a statement on his website regarding his recent domestic violence arrest ... saying, "I would like to wish Evelyn well and will never say anything bad about her because I truly love her to death."

He adds, "To all the fans and supporters I have disappointed, you have my sincerest apologies.  I will stay positive and get through this tough period in my life."

Even though Johnson was dropped from the Miami Dolphins, the 34-year-old wide receiver doesn't believe his football career is over ... saying, "I will continue to be positive and train hard for another opportunity in the NFL."

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And now this ... Chad just changed his Twitter picture to a sign that reads "Rock ... Hard place" with arrows pointing in opposite directions. Wonder what he's trying to say ...

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46.

Kelonearth    

If the world can forgive Chris Brown, then Chad will be alright.

614 days ago
47.

Carl    

His NFL career has little to do with this. Yeah, he got cut, but once the worst of this blows over if he can still play he'll get a team. Just look at Michael Vick.

614 days ago
48.

opal    

No person should ever strike another person. With that said, I look at what women act like nowadays and see they are as combative and even worse so than men. The way they scream obscenties and act, I'm surprised there isn't more domestic violence. Mr. Johnson, everyone deserves to pick themselves up and dust themselves off, I hope you've learned a lesson in humbleness and humility and I hope you can bounce back from this.

614 days ago
49.

Melissa So Cal    

Oh yeah cuz she is 100% innocent in all this... She has some serious issues! OMG! I love how she does not take any responsibility for her actions... not saying anyone should put their hands on another person but her actions from BBW shows that she isn't the most level headed of people.

614 days ago
50.

dawn    

Have any of you people jumping on the Evelyn bandwagon actually SEEN this chick in action on BBW??? Innocent victim..I think NOT!!! She is a THUG!! Someone needs to arrest her for domestic abuse!!! Don't feel sorry for her at all..she was probably attacking him and in the midst of her brawl got head butted somehow!!!

614 days ago
51.

Unbelievable    

They both CRAZY and need medication and counseling. They brought out the worst in each other and that marriage was BOUND to fail. He did the right thing to apologize especially to his fans and those who support him. Get your life together CHAD.

614 days ago
52.

Jodi    

I'm sure his PR people told him to show his "softer" side. He needs work.

614 days ago
53.

I am Spartacus    

I guess just because you turn off Fifa or Call of Duty for a woman, it doesn't mean she's the one.

614 days ago
54.

Phishie from Philly    

Those words mean nothing! It's how you conduct yourself from here on out that matters. Words are cheap and easy to do. Redemption takes courage and is harder to do. You have a long and difficult road ahead of you. Who needs Dr Phil when you have PfP.
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614 days ago
55.

Michele    

If the sport of football is so desperate for players that dog murderer Vick still has a career then I suppose that head butting Chad should be given another chance too.

614 days ago
56.

South Beach    

"I love you TO DEATH I just don't know why you make me beat you up"...Boy, if there ever a universal statement from abusers, this is it.

People, if someone is beating you, they don't love you. Period. Whatever their problem is, it's theirs. GET OUT AND DON'T LOOK BACK.

614 days ago
57.

chefadam    

She should leave a receipt for a large caliber handgun in the console of her Maserati and let Chad find it. Bet he wont hit her again. :)

614 days ago
58.

Lulubelle    

Black men just can't seem to stop beating up on their women.

614 days ago
59.

Sandra     

What a stupid jerk!! He needs to go away and stay there!!

614 days ago
60.

simon says    

you love her..NOT her *****

614 days ago
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