Amazingly, Chad Johnson’s release by the Miami Dolphins in the wake of his arrest for domestic violence took place with cameras from HBO’s Hard Knocks rolling.
The behind-the-scenes, ALL-access docu-series just happens to be focusing on the Dolphins this season, meaning Johnson’s termination was caught on video.
Watch Johnson’s ill-fated meeting with Head Coach Joe Philbin below:
A day after he was arrested for head-butting Evelyn Lozada and charged with domestic battery, Chad met with new coach Philbin in the coach’s office.
Johnson pleaded that he’d never been in trouble before – actually true as a pro, though he had a prior domestic violence arrest in college in 2000.
In any case, Philbin wasn’t having it and politely but unflinchingly made it clear he didn’t see Chad going in the same direction as the organization.
In the ensuing days, he was also dropped by VH1, who canned the upcoming series Ev & Ocho, and by Lozada, who filed for divorce yesterday.
He essentially lost his day job, side job and wife in a 72-hour span, all over a receipt for condoms. Hope Beverly Shiner or side piece equivalent was worth it.
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