Chad Johnson Gets 30 Days in Jail After Pissing Off Judge for Slapping Lawyer's Ass

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It was a slap on the ass that ultimately cost former NFL player Chad Johnson 30 days of freedom.

Johnson was in Broward County court this morning on charges that he violated his probation. A plea deal was reached that would have kept Johnson out of jail, but when the judge asked Johnson if he was satisfied with his lawyer, Chad responded by slapping his male attorney on the ass.

The courtroom erupted in laughter according to TMZ, but Judge Kathleen McHugh wasn't smiling.

McHugh asked Johnson if the whole thing was a joke to him.

"I had no intent to make this a joke, because my life is in shambles right now," Johnson replied.

McHugh kicked Johnson out of the courtroom. When he was allowed to re-enter, the judge hit him with a 30-day jail sentence and a three-month extension of his probation.

Johnson is on probation for charges stemming from a physical altercation with ex-wife Evelyn Lozada last summer. An arrest warrant was issued last month after Johnson failed to show up for a meeting with his probation officer and counseling sessions, and Johnson later turned himself in.

This will be Johnson's first stint in jail.

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23 comments
James Rippel
James Rippel

In civil law countries in Latin America judges come right out of lawschool, instead of having decades of experience as ours do. As a result they make inconsistent/irrational decisions, which makes their laws get applied in a capricious and unpredictable fashion that makes investment unattractive, so the countries remain poor. Sound better than our system?

Terrance Skerrette
Terrance Skerrette

If his lawyer didnt claim assault wth wrong with the judge.....self righteous asses who get paid off acts like they shit roses.

Indira Dayanna
Indira Dayanna

Much different from taking care of his accomplicing well taken care of prostitute unisex catering victim in the front seat of his ride cruising through his old neighborhood. That Judge doesn't even know how far or how much this is going on and sure could have tried going for the max on this play-boy.

Geral John Pinault
Geral John Pinault

His mother must be very proud of him! What a jerk. When you're in court keep your mouth shut!!!

Kevins Stevens Jr
Kevins Stevens Jr

man was he stupid. never piss off any judge like that. you dont do stuff like that in court. what was he thinking.

AJ Bernal
AJ Bernal

You don't ever f*ck with judges. His overconfident ass got what he deserved. How would u like it if some ass clown ridiculed your proceedings and it took you 15± years to get to your position in the courtroom. I would've done the same exact thing.

Jay Thompson
Jay Thompson

That 30 days is nothing, He will just get his mind right & come home & buy a bentley. Live on Chad

Whatya Gonnado
Whatya Gonnado

Whatever!! Anyone with half a brain knows that you're to be on best behavior when facing a judge with your freedom on the line. The guy is in front of a judge, basically begging for mercy and when the judge asked him a simple question, he responds by slapping his attorney on the ass?? Too many people don't respect the judges courtroom these days.

Adam Matza
Adam Matza

He better not tell anybody he's open.

Joe Matos
Joe Matos

the judge is wasting tax payers money for a slap on the ass, some of these Judges are on power trips.

Roy Gonzalez
Roy Gonzalez

He's been an athlete his whole life..most athletes(not me) give a pat on the butt for a job well done. He was asked if his lawyer did a good job and he responded with what he knows. It's not like he slapped the prosecutors ass. The judge was/is a total cunt!

Firebird1986
Firebird1986

@Whatya Gonnado Why would you respect a tyrant?

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