GETPlugged: VH1 Cancels Chad Johnson & Evelyn Lozada’s Reality Show In Wake Of Domestic Violence Arrest

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — For Chad Johnson, a weekend confrontation with his wife has led to repercussions beyond a misdemeanor charge and NFL unemployment.

VH1 pulled from its schedule the reality series ”Ev and Ocho,” starring newlyweds Johnson – formerly known as Chad Ochocinco – and Evelyn Lozada. The network announced the move Monday, citing ”the seriousness of the allegations” against Johnson, and said it had no plans to air the show.

Read full article after the jumpThe Dolphins terminated Johnson’s contract Sunday night, about 24 hours after he was arrested in a domestic battery case involving Lozada, who is on the reality TV show ”Basketball Wives.” ”Ev and Ocho” was conceived as a spinoff and had been slated to debut Sept. 3.

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