On Saturday morning, former NFL player Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson revealed that he was hanging out at Starbucks with a caramel macchiato … and a copy of Charles Krauthammer’s “Things That Matter.” And then he dropped this tweet on surprised followers:

More time reading Beck, less time beingjerk might be a good idea.

More from Johnson:

Johnson also said that Beck is a “good friend.”

Is Ochocinco just stirring the pot?

In 2011 tweeted that Beck’s views were “EPIC.”

Beck responded:


Johnson continued tweeting about his reading and viewing preferences:

One follower went after Bill O’Reilly and Johnson responded by channeling the Iron Sheik:

(Hat tip: @JimmyJames38)

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.