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Chad Johnson Sued

Head-Butt Arrest Made

Our Coconuts Look Bad!

2/1/2013 12:06 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Chad Johnson
's head-butting arrest last year reflected poorly on the coconut water company who hired him (then fired him) as a spokesperson -- and now they want him to PAY UP!!!

Zico Beverages LLC filed a lawsuit against Chad in Los Angeles Superior Court today. The company -- which specializes in primo coconut H2O -- says it struck a deal with Chad in July 2012, for him to be a "positive spokesperson." 

In docs, Zico says part of the deal was that Chad was to "refrain from engaging in any conduct that reflects unfavorably upon Zico."

Fast forward to August 11, 2012 (one month after the deal) Chad was arrested for domestic violence. The next day, he was FIRED from the Miami Dolphins.

Zico says the incident received "significant negative publicity" and therefore damaged Zico's rep. The company says it decided to terminate Chad's agreement for breach of contract -- and asked for all their money back ... but Chad refused.

Now Zico is suing for damages of no less than $40,886.76.

Chad's lawyer had "no comment."

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32 COMMENTS

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1.

Tim    

HAHAHAHAHA

440 days ago
2.

Pudding Tang    

But he's actually a perfect spokesperson. A head cloned after a coconut and everything.

440 days ago
3.

beautifulMya    

Go Away Loser

440 days ago
4.

brainscan    

Her Coconuts have sweet milk...

440 days ago
5.

sav    

NOBODY knew he was involved in Zico crackonut water... you will be fine. Money-hungry idiots...

440 days ago
6.

OH NO!    

That **** tastes like ****.

440 days ago
7.

lynkel    

Chad....tell them the coconut water made you do it then turn around a sue them...tell them the water made you do it. Bahahahaha

440 days ago
8.

Toilethead    

Does he even have any money? Morons like him usually spend everything they have as quickly as they get it.

440 days ago
9.

DaveT    

first!

440 days ago
10.

bernergirl    

Zico Needs to work on the taste. Cause it does not taste like coconut milk!

440 days ago
11.

DaveT    

Would this be the supposed head butt that was never proven on the forehead that never had any scars?
Yet he's losing everything...oh wait that's right, he's a man. Automatic assumption of guilt and loss of nearly everything in life.

440 days ago
12.

KicksandGiggles    

Aw... the pile gets bigger and stinkier!! Boo Hoo!!

440 days ago
13.

Kandi    

I think somebody needs to put the lime in the coconut and shake it all up.

440 days ago
14.

Snipperse    

Never heard of the Company, so he didn't hurt them as far as I am concerned!

440 days ago
15.

JusMyOpinion    

KCCO

440 days ago
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