By Sonya Magett, EnStarz | Aug 14, 2012 09:53 AM EDT
Evelyn Lozada has released a statement following the incident with her husband Chad Johnson Saturday.
Johnson was arrested for a domestic violence after head butting the "Basketball Wives" star which resulted in a laceration on her forehead.
"It is with great sadness and much trepidation that I release this statement addressing the domestic violence incident that happened this past Saturday," Lozada said in a statement released to Entertainment Tonight Online.
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"I am deeply disappointed that Chad has failed to take responsibility for his actions and made false accusations against me, it is my sincere hope that he seeks the help he needs to overcome his troubles," she added. "Domestic violence is not okay and hopefully my taking a stand will help encourage other women to break their silence as well. I'm grateful to my family, friends and fans for the outpouring of support during this difficult time."
Johnson, 34, was released from jail on Sunday after being charged with a battery misdemeanor. His bond was set at $2,500. Following his release, he was cut from the Miami Dolphins football team.
Lozada and Johnson's upcoming reality show, "Ev and Ocho," set for release in early September, has been dropped from the VH1 network.
"Due to the unfortunate events over the weekend and the seriousness of the allegations, VH1 is pulling the series 'Ev and Ocho' from its schedule and has no current plans of airing it," VH1 said in a statement.
Johnson was arrested in 2000 when he was 22 years old for domestic violence, according to TMZ. Sources revealed that he accused his former girlfriend of cheating on him and then slapped her in the face.
He pleaded no contest following the arrest and was ordered by the court to spend 45 days in jail with three years probation after being found guilty. Johnson worked out a deal to avoid jail time and so he was ordered to perform 30 days of graffiti removal, attend a 12 month counseling program and stay away from the victim. Johnson did not complete it on time so 15 more days of graffiti removal was added. He fulfilled his obligations in 2002 when he played for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Lozada was granted an order of protection and Johnson was told to stay away from her. She is reportedly staying at a friend's house.
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