Nick Lachey became a huge Cincinnati sports fan while growing up in Ohio. And even though he calls Cali home these days, his allegiance still lies with Cincy. So when the Cincinnati Bengals traveled to California to play the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, Lachey went over to Qualcomm Stadium to cheer on his hometown team. Unfortunately, the former member of 98 Degrees wasn't able to see the game in its entirety.

Originally, TMZ reported that Lachey was kicked out for excessive trash talking, but according to the man himself, that wasn't necessarily how it all went down. 

A former boy band member with street cred? That's a first.

Ah, we take that back.   

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[via Nick Lachey]