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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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CHAD I WARNED YOU ON TWEETER CUT THE DODO OUT !, "THEY'RE" OUT TO DESTROY YOU. DON'T GIVE THE DEVIL A FOOTHOLD !
STAY ON YOUR BEST BEHAVIOR ESPECIALLY IN THE PUBLIC'S EYE. Missy chewed you up and spit you out. They kicked off your millions paying gig, punished, ridiculed you. And this faustrated Feminist is ticked off. CHAD Wella would encourage you to PROVE THEM WRONG !!!!

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