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In what seems like a bizarre twist on “Scared Straight,” Terrell Owens tweeted about visiting fellow former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson in jail on Saturday.
Johnson is currently residing in Broward County jail, serving a 30-day sentence for a probation violation revolving around an altercation involving his ex-wife, Evelyn Lozada. Johnson was originally going to get off without a jail term, but after patting his attorney on the backside during a court hearing, a judge basically gave him the jail stint for insubordination.
As of Sunday, Johnson still has 24 days to go on his sentence, but at least Owens stopped by to say hello. Who knows what they talked about, but the pair are both former star wide receivers in the NFL who are still not yet retired, and both hoping for (very unlikely) comebacks.
The overlooked story in all of this? The deplorable conditions for inmates’ hair while in custody. Check out Owens’ tweets about his visit with Johnson below.
Just visited the homie @ocho...
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Terrell Owens visited Chad Johnson in the Broward County, Fla., jail on Saturday and said his former Bengals teammate was in “good spirits,” although seeing Johnson locked up was a “humbling experience.”
Owens who has been trying to get back in the league for some time now finally has something interesting coming out of his mouth, and it’s not about him. He and Johnson...
WHAT A FRIEND
Terrell Owens visited Chad Johnson in jail on Saturday and sent a series of entertaining tweets about it. See what TO had to say.
They were some of the most flamboyant players in the NFL, and their friendship is just as strong as ever.
Terrell Owens visited Chad Johnson in county jail Saturday. Johnson was sentenced to 30 days in jail after slapping his attorney on the backside after initially looking like he avoided jail time.
It seemed to by an eye-opening experience for Owens .
Just visited the homie...
Terrell Owens visited Chad Johnson in county jail on Saturday afternoon and he tweeted about the experience of seeing his friend behind bars. As you have probably read, Johnson is serving a 30 day sentence for angering the judge presiding over his probation violation hearing by patting his attorney’s butt. (And in an interesting twist, the judge is legally blind.)
Terrell Owens was one of the great showmen of the NFL for a long time, but those days are gone. Unfortunately, Owens seems to enjoy hanging around far after his presence is no longer required.
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Chad Johnson is still in jail, almost a week after a Florida judge felt Johnson wasn’t taking the proceedings seriously. Chad is expected to be in court Monday to see if the judge’s ruling will stick. Over the weekend, Chad’s former teammate and BFF, Terrell Owens went to visit him in jail. For Terrell it was a sobering experience to see his friend locked up and also probably...
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It doesn’t surprise me that Terrell Owens would visit Chad “Ochocinco” in jail, especially because of their similar loud mouths and diva type antics. Personally, both represent a sad story as each have been cause for excessive drama on and off the field. The point: At one time both these guys had talent; Owens is a for sure Hall of Famer and Ochocinco had the talent to one...
Chad Johnson should’ve been punished for playfully slapping his lawyer’s butt in court, but I’m not sure jail time was the answer. Amazingly, Johnson is still locked up nearly a week later. Despite his lawyer’s attempts, the judge hasn’t budged […]
Terrell Owens paid a visit to his friend and former teammate, Chad Johnson, in jail. It was a humbling experience for the outspoken former NFL superstar.
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