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George Zimmerman

Estranged Wife Gets Chunk

Of Legal Defense Money

9/5/2013 4:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Some people who believed in George Zimmerman may be pissed off to learn ... a chunk of the money he raised for his legal defense is now going to support his soon-to-be ex-wife ... TMZ has learned.

According to divorce docs that will soon be filed by Shellie Zimmerman, she claims she's getting $4,300 a month in living expenses from the Zimmerman Legal Defense Fund.   The couple separated August 13th.

According to the solicitation on PayPal ... the fund is to be used "for George Zimmerman's ongoing living expenses, legal costs, and fees for this matter."

Now it gets a little more complicated.  George Zimmerman's official legal defense website says, "Currently George and Shellie are renting a secure residence at a reasonable rate.  Their day-to-day living expenses are relatively modest as they want to preserve as many funds as possible for an aggressive defense."

But here's the thing.  He won almost 2 months ago, and the site raised more than $300,000.  He may still owe money to his lawyers, but the case is over and it's a little weird the $4,300 a month is going to Shellie individually ... not the legal team.


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Judging by her 13 chins, I assume that cash is direct deposited into Golden Corral?

420 days ago

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

The funds should've been halted the minute the case was over and the remaining should have either been reimbursed or set aside for the next case of a black person to be gunned down in Florida. Looks like they're scheming off the public.

420 days ago


Someone said in another post and it is looking like a fix up, because he knows he will be sued for wrongful death. Now I believe the fat bitsh is in with it. Modest living with 4300 a month?
The bloated version of Bonnie and Clyde are fooling America again...

420 days ago

Dead account Delete at will    

1/2 is 1/2 she gets half the money half the debt half the fame and half the shame.

420 days ago

Rich Guzinya    

I'm sure a salad won't be part of her expenses after those checks come in.

420 days ago

Your S&M Girlfriend    

Is this story correct? Isn't there some type of precedent because that money was raised for legal expense? I could handle 4k a month from a Pay Pal account I opened for some tearjerker reason. Aren't his lawyers collecting? There has to be more to this.

420 days ago

Dead account Delete at will    

Do they have to pay taxes on that or is it "gift"?

420 days ago


Shellie is not getting $4,300 per month - she got a one-time payout of $4,300. The actual facts can be found in the story from the Sun-Sentinel.,0,5259039.story

420 days ago

Los Pepes    

Chaz Zimmerbono

420 days ago


Poor George...yet im sure he'll feel better when he gets hos millioms from suing all those race baiters

420 days ago


Hopefully they shot each other.

420 days ago


George Zimmerman is a true American hero!

420 days ago


It's a payoff for her silence; she knows he murdered Trayvon and all the details. DUH!!

420 days ago


Can't wait for both these fatass's to get sent to hell! So much propaganda for these cold blooded selfish pigs!

420 days ago

Mumra the Ever Living    

Those poor cocque suckers who gave that murderer money have absolutely NO IDEA how rich that guy is.
Just wait until you see the splitting of the assets - - you poor fuquers will be shocked what you gave that punk to basically spend on whatever he wants.

420 days ago
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