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Chad Johnson

Ripped By Judge

for Slapping Lawyer's Ass

6/11/2013 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Chad has just filed a motion asking the judge to reconsider the ruling.

10:46 AM PT
-- Chad is currently at jail and is being booked.

10:30 AM PT
-- We just got video of the love tap. Check it out.

7:55 AM PT
-- Chad was arrested in the courtroom and has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail.

7:45 AM PT --
Chad and his attorney are back in front of the judge ... apologizing ... and desperately trying to convince the judge to accept the original terms of the deal.

Chad Johnson
was just kicked out of a Florida courtroom ... after the former NFL star playfully slapped his male lawyer's ass -- a move that ENRAGED the judge, TMZ has learned.

Johnson was in court in Broward County, FL to face the judge for his recent probation violation in his domestic violence case.

During the hearing, the judge and Chad's lawyer were about to finalize the terms of Chad's punishment -- terms that were pretty favorable to Chad.

But the whole thing fell apart at the last minute, when the judge asked Chad if he was satisfied with his attorney -- and the ex-NFL star reached back and playfully slapped his lawyer's ass.

Chad smiled ... the court erupted with laughter .... but the judge wasn't amused.

In fact, the judge found the move disrespectful -- and lashed out at Johnson ... asking him if the whole proceeding was a "joke" to him.

Johnson replied, "I had no intent to make this a joke, because my life is in shambles right now."

The judge -- who lost her patience -- suddenly announced that Chad's deal was OFF ... and kicked him out of the courtroom.

Story developing ...

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I hate chad but she is a **** he did not laugh after he did it he. It was the same as a pat on the back but he is a football player so he is accustomed to give pats on the butt. You can tell on the video he was not doing it to play. Abuse of power, **** her and her family KARMA

507 days ago


Stupid ****, ****ing uppity bitch. I hope she gets cancer and dies soon. I HATE chad 85 but he is a football player, he was happy with his lawyer and reacted. That stuff is second nature to thous guys. Bitch just likes ****ing with people showing off her power.

507 days ago


Wow Judge you really messed up your 15 mins. of fame...you will forever be known as a Judge Judy Want A Be

507 days ago

liz briggs    

He should have gotten Lindsey's lawyer...she still aint in jail

507 days ago


The judge seems to be reacting more to the laughter in the courtroom rather than the act itself. I bet she didn't even notice it until she heard the laughter. Seems like she thought it was worse than what it actually was because of the reaction of the courtroom. That is pretty irresponsible of her to just make a decision like that on a whim. That is kind of scary too, that this woman is in a position of authority & she makes hasty decisions like that without giving it a second thought.

507 days ago


Wow, what a biaaatch. Uh oh, I hope she doesn't lock me up for saying that!

507 days ago


Athletics especially football players slap each other on the ass a lot after a good play. This judge is a BITCH! Is it that time of the month for her?

507 days ago


what a bitch!!!;-}

507 days ago


another judge trying to get their 15 minutes. Like Ocho controls the courtroom.

507 days ago


That's what NFL guys do. It's not any type of deal, let alone a big deal. The judge is cranky.

507 days ago

Mumra the Ever Living    

This is what the fuque is wrong with American "Justice"
I have a feeling that this idiot judge has already found out how much of a cu n t to America. Florida, where it's always open season on Black Youth, but where slapping your attorney on the butt is now good for 30 days.
Just wait until it's all over and Chad Johnson spends more time in jail than George Zimmerman. Then the shyte will really hit the fan.

507 days ago


I`m glad she did this...He DOES think it`s a joke and dis respected the Judges Court room when everyone laughed...He is an IDIOT....

507 days ago


THIS is the judge that Lindsay Lohan AND Justin Beiber need! NO NONSENSE! NO CRAP! JAIL! End of story!

I think they should send this video to EVERY judge in California!

507 days ago


While the laughter is unacceptable in the court room setting, I would argue that a slap on the ass is how most athletes congratulate each other. As for the Judge, I wish we had more like her in LA. She is bad ass and doesn't take anyone's crap!

507 days ago


The judge egged him on by asking him if he knew how good his lawyer was....he said yes....and she pushed it further....so he responded with a personal jocular affirmation. This is really not fair.

507 days ago
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