Chad Ochocinco Drops His Nickname
Chad Ochocinco is changing his name — again.
The Cincinnati Bengals player told ESPN's NFL Live Tuesday that he's losing the "Ochocinco" and plans to legally go back to his former last name, Johnson.
"I don't have a choice right now," he said. "I've done enough with the Ocho thing."
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Ochocinco gave himself the nickname in 2006 and legally changed his surname in 2008 in order to have it on the back of his jersey.
Last year, the former Dancing with the Stars contestant launched his own VH1 reality dating show, Chad Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch, on which 85 women vied for his affection. After breaking up with the winner, he got engaged to Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada,