Evelyn Lozada Files for Divorce From Chad Johnson UPDATED

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Evelyn Lozada has officially filed for divorce from her husband Chad Johnson after he was arrested on domestic violence charges this weekend. The couple has only been married since July 4.

Update: Johnson has released a statement about his arrest, offering his "sincerest apologies" to fans. Click through for the full statement.

Lozada filed the petition for divorce today in Broward County:

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While it's a bit beside the point at this time, the divorce petition should put to bed any Internet rumors that the two were never legally married in the first place.;

TMZ reports that in the filing, Lozada claims the marriage is "irretrievably broken." TMZ also reports the two had a prenup.

Update: Johnson posted a statement late this afternoon to his personal website apologizing for the incident. Here's the full statement:
I would like to apologize to everyone for the recent events that have occurred. I would like to wish Evelyn well and will never say anything bad about her because I truly love her to death. I will continue to be positive and train hard for another opportunity in the NFL. To all the fans and supporters I have disappointed, you have my sincerest apologies. I will stay positive and get through this tough period in my life.
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