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Chad Johnson

To Be RELEASED

from Florida Jail Today

6/17/2013 8:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

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Chad Johnson will be a free man TODAY ... because the judge who sent his ass to jail has agreed to release the former NFL star, 1 week after the infamous butt slap.

Johnson appeared in a Florida courtroom today ... where he faced off with Judge McHugh -- the judge who tore him a new one after he slapped his attorney's ass in open court during last week's hearing.

Johnson was brought into the courtroom wearing handcuffs ... and from the moment the hearing began, the judge blasted Chad for his history of disrespectful behavior.

But after the scolding, the judge agreed to release Johnson today -- but extended his probation by one month ... meaning he won't be in the clear until October 16.

During today's hearing, the judge also revisited the 2012 domestic abuse incident involving his ex-wife Evelyn Lozada -- and said what he did to her was "horrific."

Story developing ...

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46.

Veronica    

.....two words......GROW UP!

438 days ago
47.

Truth    

BITCH HAS A STICK UP HER ASS, POINT BLANK! SHE NEEDS A DILDO INSTEAD. #TRUTH!!

438 days ago
48.

dapedo    

This dude will never ever attempt to do anything to disrespect the court room again. Some times an example to a woman beater need to be made.

438 days ago
49.

So True    

What a bitch! She should go to jail for a couple of days.

438 days ago
50.

bouldergirl    

NFL, or the national felon league, glorifying violent men with low IQ's. Think Michael Vick or OJ Simpson (two of more notorious gansta trash), lol!

438 days ago
51.

Vik    

And what she did to him and other men wasn't horrific? This judge is a feminist tool bag!

438 days ago
52.

Dee    

Goood. I'm glad he was released

438 days ago
53.

STFU    

Had that been a white athlete standing there, the racists cracker judge wouldn’t gave him 30 days.

438 days ago
54.

depplep    

The judge is out of her mind. "Horrific?" Slicing someone's throat open is "horrific."

438 days ago
55.

Fred Farkel    

Boys?

That judge's behavior was caused by MENOPAUSE. You need to get yourself learned up on that subject and think LONG AND HARD before ending up with a kook like that as your COT D@MN wife.


Thank you

438 days ago
56.

limirl    

Just one more example of the emasulation of the american male...

438 days ago
57.

Sin City Examiner    

This Bitch is on a Power Trip.
Handcuffed in court? For Slapping A Lawyer's Ass? Really? This Judge needs to get Laid!

438 days ago
58.

Straight Talkin Texan    

Ah, yes. Now we hear more about what affected the judge's decision last week. She made a wise decision.

437 days ago
59.

Emma     

I feel that the Judge misdirected the punishment. Had she assessed punishment for his splitting his wife's head open, in the first place, maybe he wouldn't have disrespected her. He should have slapped the Judge on HER ass.!! I like Chad a lot. He's a father who's accepted his responsibilities and he's a fun guy, but he should have gotten 30 days for the right reason.

437 days ago
60.

Chelsey     

Why couldn't Lindsey Lohan get this judge!!?!!?!?

437 days ago
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