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Chad Johnson lost his spot on the Miami Dolphins roster, endorsement with Zico coconut water and reality television show with estranged wife Evelyn Lozada after a recent domestic dispute and now he may lose his home.
Johnson, 34-year-old NFL veteran wide receiver, is reportedly in danger of losing his condo in Midtown Miami. According to GossipExtra.com reports, the wideout nicknamed "Ochocinco" has not paid the monthly maintenance fees in his $400,000 16 floor home.
The website reports that the fees have not been paid since 2009 and the football player now owes $28,703 in late payments. However, the Gossip Extra also reports that Johnson has been receiving help from two Palm Beach County investors, Michael Pomerantz and dermatologist Patrick McPoland, in the sum of $150,000.
While Johnson,34, reportedly has until 2015 to pay the money back, he is now out of a job with the recent termination from the Dolphins, loss of his reality television show "Ev and Ocho" and coconut water endorsement.
TMZ reported that Zico coconut water has decided to terminate their business relationship with him.
"In light of recent events involving Mr. Johnson, we have decided to terminate our relationship," a representative for Zico said in a statement. "The values we espouse, through our employees, our customers and our brand, are central to our mission. We have taken this proactive step to demonstrate just how important those values are."
After allegedly head-butting 36-year-old Lozada, Johnson apologized to his fans and spoke about the love that he still has for his estranged wife.
"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 football player said in the statement. "I will continue to be positive and train hard for another opportunity in the NFL. To all the fans and supporters I have disappointed, you have my sincerest apologies. I will stay positive and get through this tough period in my life."