The alleged altercation between Chad Johnson and his wife, reality TV star Evelyn Lozada, isn’t his first domestic violence incident. Johnson plead no contest to a domestic battery case involving his girlfriend at the time in 2000. On Saturday night, Chad Johnson allegedly headbutted Lozada, causing her head to bleed. She then went to a neighbor’s where they called 9-1-1. NBC Sports reports:
During his 12 years in the NFL, Chad Johnson has cultivated an image of a troublemaker, but a playful one — a class clown, not a bully. So when Johnson was arrested over the weekend for domestic violence, it seemed out of character.
But it may have been less out of character than we realized: Johnson already has a domestic battery conviction on his record, as he was arrested for hitting his girlfriend in 2000 and later pleaded no contest, according to TMZ.
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