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Former Bengals star Chad Johnson says he plans to attend KKK rally

Samson X Horne
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Chad Johnson #85 of the Cincinnati Bengals looks on during the NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 24, 2006 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Bengals won the game 28-20. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson doesn’t appear to be happy that he wasn’t invited to a Klu Klux Klan rally scheduled for Saturday in Dayton, Ohio.

Ocho Cinco made it known via Twitter that he may show up anyhow.

The former Cincinnati Bengal lifted up his ex-team while throwing shade at the in-state rival Cleveland Browns in a Tweet that said he intended to show up at the rally to “sign autographs.”

“…they have to be Bengal fans so I’d assume they’re fans of mine, I’m going to this rally to sign autographs…”

Given Johnson’s brash playing style and on-field antics, he seems audacious enough to cash in on his declaration.

Seems like a good idea, right?

Or as the online publication Total Pro Sports described the crowd he plans to visit: “Let’s be honest, there are likely a bunch of racist people who watch Black dominated sports, cheer them on, all while secretly or openly hating their very esistence.”

Yeah, a great idea.

Samson X Horne is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Samson at 412-320-7845, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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