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George Zimmerman

Estranged Wife Gets Chunk

Of Legal Defense Money

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

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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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1.

Mahoffer    

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

329 days ago
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_][ 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.

329 days ago
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Demi    

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...

329 days ago
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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.

329 days ago
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Rich Guzinya    

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

329 days ago
6.

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.

329 days ago
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Dead account Delete at will    

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

329 days ago
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blondie    

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.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/os-george-zimmerman-wife-divorce-20130905,0,5259039.story

329 days ago
9.

Los Pepes    

Chaz Zimmerbono

329 days ago
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logikclay    

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

329 days ago
11.

victor    

Hopefully they shot each other.

329 days ago
12.

breezy    

George Zimmerman is a true American hero!

329 days ago
13.

beachgal    

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

329 days ago
14.

Ashley     

this lunatic and his wife refuse to stay out of the news
just a matter of time before everyone including his supporters see their true colors.........!!!!
get out and work out instead of eating fast food daily and breaking the law...........

329 days ago
15.

Charmz98    

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

329 days ago
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