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.READ MORE: New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask Guidance
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.READ MORE: Town Of Hempstead Beaches Suspend Swimming After More Shark Sightings Off Long Island
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.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Family Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Illegal Dirt Bike Riders As 4-Year-Old Boy Recovers From Critical Injuries
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