NEW YORK (AP) — A Staten Island woman who was getting $850 a month in alimony because she was supposedly disabled and unable to work had to give the payments up after her ex-husband spotted photos of her belly dancing on the Internet.

Brian McGurk went to court after discovering a blog that showed his 43-year-old ex-wife dancing at a gallery in Manhattan.

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In other Internet postings she wrote about dancing vigorously for several hours every day.

Dorothy McGurk told the court that the dancing was physical therapy for injuries she suffered in a car accident in the mid 1990s.

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A county judge didn’t buy it, and reduced her payments to $400 per month.

The judge also ordered her to pay her ex-husband’s legal fees and 60 percent from the sale of their home.

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