Evelyn Lozada Has No Hard Feelings Towards Ex Chad Johnson - Here's Why
Evelyn Lozada reveals that she has "no hard feelings" towards her ex-husband Chad Johnson who allegedly physically abused her during their short-lived marriage.
Chad Johnson's ex-wife just revealed that she "doesn't have an ounce of hate" towards him despite being hospitalized after he head-butted her. This incident led to their divorce shortly after, but now that it's all said and done, she reveals why she doesn't have any hard feelings against him.
“I am cool with Chad. We don’t phone each other all the time, but if I see him I don’t have one ounce of hate in my heart for him. You have to be able to forgive people because I feel if I am walking around angry, it takes away from the person that I want to be.”
The reality TV star also shares that if they see each other in public, they act civil and they have no ill will towards one another.
The NFL star, "Ochocinco," was arrested in August 2012 just a month after their wedding for head-butting her. He pleaded no contest and received a year of probation.
Setting an Example
While she was physically hurt, Lozada reveals that there was nothing more painful than having to let her daughter see her that way.
"[It was] humiliating that my daughter saw me like that in the hospital… I never wanted her to think that this was okay. That is why I left [Johnson] — because I wanted to be an example for her.”
Being a star on "Basketball Wives," Evelyn was accused by her co-star Tami Roman of faking her domestic violence incident, which ultimately caused the ultimate scar in their friendship.
There's been long-standing beef between the two stars, but Roman accusing her of faking her abuse story was the last straw for Lozada.
A Back-and-Forth Argument
After Evelyn accused Tami of spreading a rumor that could have ruined Evelyn's relationship with Shaunie O'Neal, Tami shot back by saying that she lied about the Chad domestic abuse story.
“You lied on Chad. You know you was fighting that man. You were having all kinda issues all along. But because the neighbors saw… now you wanna be the domestic violence spokesperson.”
While Tami believes so, Evelyn stands firm in knowing the truth with the rest of her family and will keep it as a lesson in their memory forever.
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