Last week, Judge Kathleen McHugh sentenced Chad Johnson to 30 days in jail after he slapped his lawyer on the butt during a court hearing. So you would think that Johnson—who was granted an early release by Judge McHugh yesterday morning—would hate her right now. But as it turns out, Johnson actually sees the judge as a "blessing in disguise" and gives her a lot of credit for throwing him in jail and forcing him to slow down for a week. Watch him talk about it in the clip above.

Now where's his McDonald's?!

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[via TMZ]