clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Big tip Chad Johnson gave prevented woman from committing suicide

The former Bengals receiver helped bring Christmas spirit to one woman who needed it most.

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

You may have heard about the sizable tip former Bengals receiver Chad Johnson left a lucky waitress over the weekend. The former Bengals great gave a $300 tip on a $351.92 bill, helping a woman on what he considered a "slow" Sunday. Johnson also added an "I Love You" message on the tip, too.

Apparently, his act of kindness did more than just give a lucky lady a nice tip for her troubles. Another woman who saw what Johnson did Instagram messaged him, saying that the tip and kind message prevented her from taking her own life and committing suicide.

The woman sent this message to Chad, which he posted on Twitter:

It's a pretty amazing story, and the kind that's always awesome to read, especially with the season of giving here. It's also good to see Chad is living a happy life in his post-NFL career.