Chad Ochocinco To Appear on Basketball Wives, Dating Evelyn Lozada
Liberty City-native Chad Ochocinco failed to find love with his own VH1 reality show, but as luck would have it he's apparently found love another star from the channel's reality TV line-up: Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada, the ex-fiancé of former Heat player Antoine Walker and owner of a shoe boutique on Coral Gable's Miracle Mile. TMZ reports that Ochocinco has inked a deal to appear on multiple episodes of Lozada's cat-fight fest's next season.
As we previously reported, Chad is all set to appear on the show next season -- as the love interest of his current girlfriend Evelyn Lozada.
Now, sources connected to the show tell us Chad has inked a deal to shoot several scenes between September and October ... and the shoots will be scheduled around his football obligations.
We're told some of Chad's scenes will take place in Miami -- where the show is based -- whenever he can spare the time. However, sources tell us VH1 wants Ochocinco material so badly ... they're willing to shoot scenes out in Cincinnati too.
This will be Ochocinco's third foray into Reality TV this year alone. He appeared on the tenth season of Dancing With The Stars, currently has his own dating show on VH1 called Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch (which is still ongoing, but spoiler alert, apparently it doesn't work out with whoever he chose), and now Basketball Wives
Ochocinco's house, but not the man himself, made an appearance on the show's last season as the girl attended a party and got into an epic fight with plastic-faced, evil groupie Sandra.
The show will continue to shoot in Miami, though more cast changes are in the works. (Is LeBron's girl busy?).Interestingly enough, VH1 also has a spin-off called Football Wives in the works.
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