The year is 2011. You're watching New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady bark at Chad Johnson for running the wrong route when someone comes up to you and says the following:
"Less than eight years from now, Chad Ochocinco (yes, he still calls himself Ochocinco) will claim in a tweet that he witnessed the FBI arresting his neighbor, Roger Stone -- the longtime advisor to President Donald Trump -- before he went out for a morning jog."
What would you say?
We're guessing nothing; we'd be rendered speechless by this ludicrous scenario, too.
But that's exactly what happened Friday morning. (Warning: Ochocinco's tweet contains NSFW language.)
FBI arrested my neighbor Roger before my morning jog, I’ve only seen shit like that in movies, crazy to start to my Friday— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) January 25, 2019
"Crazy start to my Friday" is an understatement.
Only Ochocinco knows if he's telling the truth, but this tweet does check out. Stone was in fact arrested Friday morning at his Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home on charges of obstruction, giving false statements and witness tampering.
And Ochocinco does appear to live in Fort Lauderdale, based on this 2016 tweet:
Leaving my home Ft. Lauderdale, I'm sure it won't look like this tomorrow morning. 😔 pic.twitter.com/4KPo9DzeVH— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) October 6, 2016
Who knew the colorful ex-receiver would be on the front lines of a national news story?
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