DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Johnson was arrested Saturday night for domestic violence, allegedly against his new bride Evelyn Lozada. He allegedly head-butted Lozada, who is one of the stars of VH1’s ‘Basketball Wives,” during an argument, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports. Evelyn Lozada reportedly had lacerations to the forehead.
Our sources say Lozada has been at the hospital for several hours and her injury will require stitches.
According to our sources, the fight started when Lozada found a receipt for condoms in the center of the couple’s Maserati and confronted Johnson about it. A verbal argument ensued. We’re told at some point during the argument, Johnson head-butted Lozada.
According to reports, Johnson told police he butted heads with Lozada by accident. Johnson is reportedly still in custody and wil have to go before a judge before he can be released. Source: TMZ
We are always troubled by incidents of domestic violence. No man has the right to put his hand on a woman to hurt her. Love doesn’t hurt. Stay tuned for more information.
UPDATE#1 (08/12/12): CHAD JOHNSON RELEASED FROM JAIL SUNDAY MORNING ON $2,500 BAIL. ORDERED NOT TO HAVE CONTACT WITH EVELYN LOZADA.
TMZ reports, Evelyn Lozada was so afraid of her husband during last night’s alleged altercation that she fled to her neighbor’s home for safety and called the cops from there, according to to the police report. The responding officer said he saw a 3″ laceration on her forehead.=, TMZ reports. What’s interesting is that Chad Johnson is blaming her for the headbutting, allegedly telling the officer she yelled “F*ck it!” at him and then she head-butted him.