Evelyn Lozada Makes Brave Decision To Divorce Chad Johnson

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Chad JOhnson and Evelyn Lozada
After the former football player head-butted her during an argument, the reality star peaced out.

We're pretty sure the ink on the marriage license didn't even have a chance to dry before Evelyn Lozada asked to divorce her abusive husband, Chad Johnson (formerly Chad Ochocinco) after 41 days.

Lozada is filing for divorce following their July 4th wedding due to a domestic dispute that occurred and "irretrievably broke" their marriage, reports People. Lozada was allegedly head-butted by the former Miami Dolphins player, leaving her with a "pretty good sized" laceration. Johnson was immediately arrested Saturday night for a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. Shortly after, Lozada submitted the divorce papers. Are Apologies Enough After Domestic Abuse?

Regardless of the domestic dispute, the two seem to have nothing but respect for one another moving on. There have been no statements released where the two of them defame each other. Lozada and Johnson, 34, have released gracious statements.

Lozada says: "It is my sincere hope that he seeks the help he needs to overcome his troubles. Domestic violence is not okay, and hopefully my taking a stand will help encourage other women to break their silence as well."

We hope her body and spirit heal so she can move on with her life -- she's doing a very brave thing by leaving.

Johnson also released a statement on his website apologizing. He said, "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."

The newly married pair had plans for their future, which included starring in their own reality show, Ev and Ocho, but that, obviously, has been canceled.

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