Ex-NFL great Warren Sapp is all over the news lately, mostly for his incendiary new memoir in which he trash talks former teammates and coaches. However, in a recent interview, it was Sapp’s remarks about the incident of domestic violence between Chad Johnson and his soon-to-be ex-wife Evelyn Lozada that raised eyebrows. The Miami New Times has more:
Our mamas always told us, “Don’t judge someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” So, when we heard the news of Chad Ochocino being dropped from the Miami Dolphins for an alleged domestic violence dispute with wife Evelyn Lozada we went to someone who has been there, experienced that: Warren Sapp.
No, the former Hurricanes defensive lineman who went on to play for Tampa Bay and Oakland has never been dropped from an NFL team. But he did have a run-in with the law because of domestic battery back in 2010. (The charges were later dropped.) Both Sapp and Johnson are NFL standouts, Dancing With The Stars alums, and never ones to hold back. So we knew Sapp would have something to say.
Sapp will make an appearance tonight at Books & Books in Coral Gables to promote is new book Sapp Attack!, so we took the opportunity to ask his opinion on the whole Ochocinco situation. Oh, and did he ever have an opinion. Speaking on everything from his time on reality TV to hating on Tim Tebow, he let us have it.
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