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Chad Johnson

Plea Deal in Battery Case


9/20/2012 12:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Chad Johnson
will likely not serve a single day in jail for allegedly headbutting his ex-wife Evelyn Lozada during a nuclear argument last month -- because TMZ has learned, he just struck a deal with prosecutors to keep his ass out of the pokey

Sources close to Chad tell TMZ, the unemployed wide receiver agreed to be placed on probation and complete extensive anger management counseling ... in exchange for either a guilty or no contest plea.

Chad also agreed to a no-contact order that would block him from talking to Evelyn. As we first reported, Chad and Evelyn's divorce was finalized yesterday.

Under the deal, Chad will not serve a day behind bars. As we reported, Chad has been charged with misdemeanor battery in connection with the incident.

A hearing has been scheduled for tomorrow, during which a judge is expected to sign off on the deal and make it official.

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No justice for the rich.

761 days ago

Phishie from Philly    

Coward! Nice message judge. How many kids hit there girlfriends since the head butting. He needs to go to jail.
Phishie from Philly

761 days ago


Someone needs to be made an example of. Damn.

761 days ago

Phishie from Philly    

What kind of message is being sent to the kids. Just because you have money and are famous you get a break. I think if you are a role model and are famous the punishment should be more severe because there actions affect more kids than the average person. .
Phishie from Philly

761 days ago


"now, hold your wrists out so we can slap them"....

761 days ago


I knew he was not going to jail. He will pay in other ways though. No job, no income coming in, still has to pay alimony to 4 baby mamas. most likely will file bankruptcy.

761 days ago


How many times does he have to beat a woman to get jail time? He's already been convicted once. No this makes twice. Still no jail. Guess he'll have to kill someone in order to get any kind of REAL punishment.

761 days ago


Are you listening, kiddies? If you're rich...there are no rules.

761 days ago


I just read her story last night in People. I was shocked! He gets caught buying condoms and headbutts her!! He split her forehead open! She required 5-6 stitches! He is SICK! I am proud for her that she walked away and never looked back. We'll be reading he killed his next wife/girlfriend. That wasn't anger issues, that was a deranged individual. Hurting her because HE cheated. Sicko!!!!!

761 days ago


Did they arrest Evelyn for assaulting people on camera?
Hmmm...so feminist women must be really mad that Evelyn is allowed to set such a bad example for children...right? :D
"Evelyn Lozada is gangsta"

761 days ago


Of course he isn't getting jail time and it really has nothing to do with being rich and famous. He is still receiving justifiable punishment for his actions, but the system simply cannot afford to put every single misdemeanor offender in jail. It just isn't feasible. IMHO, he has received enough punishment outside of the court system, the court of public opinion has already severely affected his entire life, so his punishment from the system is just icing on the cake.

761 days ago


This is an outrage...abuse your wife and then make a plea deal...no wonder so many women are killed by azzoles like chad...it seems these kinds of guys only get charged when it's too late and the woman is dead! Pathetic.........

761 days ago


I not going to be part of the typical cliché and say the obvious about the violence against a woman but how ironic is it that evelyn was a jump-off to Kenny Anderson (Tami Roman's Husband) and many other men and she gets mad at him for cheating. you have be a bird brained idiot to publicly say it alright to cheat as long as you use condoms and tell me first and then get mad when he followed instructions. Not to mention you act like a bully/drunken imbecile when things don’t go your way. She seems to have forgotten people own the magical piece of technology called a TV and can YouTube dam near everything.

760 days ago


Only the non Celebs get jail time,bad example,but when he does it again they ask Gid why it happened.

760 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

Yet another PROFOUND cir***vention of Justice!
Be clear: If the victim has been ANY OTHER ethnicity
than Latino-American, the former Ocho-Stinko would be doing a MINIMUM of 120-days.

For far too-long, robed-bastards at all levels
have cunningly nullified Justice, to create
revenue-streams. From Municipal Court
to the U.S. "Supreme" Court, THIS SHALL NO LONGER BE TOLERATED - All, in -NEAR- due time.

Daniel Twelve;1 is HERE,
Proverbs Twelve;7 is NOW,
Zechariah Twelve;8 is NOW,
St. Mark Twelve;36 is NOW,
Psalm2;012 is NOW:
The Most Blessed Christ King Yeshua reigns!
ALL, for The Greater Glory of The True and Living Yahweh!

760 days ago
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