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Keyshawn Johnson releases statement on arrest

According to a report from TMZ.com, former NFL player and current television analyst Keyshawn Johnson was arrested at his home in Calabasas, Calif. early Monday morning for misdemeanor domestic battery. Johnson allegedly got physical with his ex-girlfriend and smashed her phone and she suffered a gash to the head.

Johnson released the following statement, via his Twitter account:

“I would like to apologize to my family, friends, fans, colleagues and, of course, to Jennifer for what happened last night at my home in Calabasas. Though the true facts will come out as part of the legal process, I can say now, without hesitation, that I did not hit, grab or strike Jennifer, nor would I ever touch her or any woman in anger. I am cooperating with the authorities and will continue to do so to ensure that this personal matter is fairly and expediently resolved.”

As more details emerge with this case, FanSided will keep you up to date with the latest.

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