Former NFL star Chad Johnson (aka Chad Ochocinco) wooed the world throughout his stint on VH1’s Basketball Wives. The broad receiver gave the impression to be the proper catch for mannequin Evelyn Lozada, an everyday on the reality sequence. It wasn’t lengthy earlier than the pair snagged a reality present of its personal referred to as Ev & Ocho, which chronicled the lovebirds journey to the marriage aisle, however earlier than a single episode might air, tragedy struck.
In August 2012, the newlyweds reportedly obtained into an explosive argument after Lozada supposedly found a receipt for condoms in Johnson’s automotive and confronted him about it. According to a police report obtained by CNN, “As they had been speaking, Johnson turned upset and with out (his spouse’s) permission, grabbed her and butted her on the brow, inflicting a laceration.” Johnson’s actions reportedly left his brand-new spouse with a giant, bloody gash. Following the incident, VH1 axed the present, Johnson was canned by the Miami Dolphins, and Lozada filed for divorce.
Sadly, that wasn’t Johnson’s first home dispute. According to TMZ, he was convicted of home battery in 2000 and accomplished a home violence batterers’ therapy program in 2002.