Former wrestler Hulk Hogan‘s estranged wife Linda Bollea is asking for thousands of dollars from the star to fund a cross-country move after he compared their ongoing divorce battle to O.J. Simpson‘s murder trial.
Incarcerated Simpson was acquitted of killing his wife Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman in 1993, but, like many people, Hogan thinks the fallen sports hero got away with murder.
And the wrestling icon admitted he understands what drives a man to kill his wife after battling his ex Linda in the divorce courts in a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine.
In the article, the tough guy — real name Terry Bollea — admits he was tempted to attack his wife “like O.J.”, and the ensuing uproar prompted the star to swiftly clarify his comments.
His representative fired back: “Hulk in no way condones the O.J. situation. As part of a larger conversation, he referred to it to exemplify his frustration with his own situation.”
But estranged wife Linda is not taking the comments lightly, and has filed court documents in Pinellas County, Florida, claiming she feels she’s in “imminent danger of becoming a victim” and needs an additional $8,200 a month from Hulk so she can move “thousands of miles away” from him.
Linda is also asking for $24,000 for “advanced rent and security deposits” to make the move from Miami to California, reports TMZ.com.
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