Contact Us

A Woman Loses Her Disability Settlement When It’s Clear She Can Work . . . Thanks To Photos of Her Belly Dancing Online

Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images

Three years ago, Brian and Dorothy McGurk of Staten Island, New York, got divorced. Dorothy said Brian needed to pay alimony because she was injured in a car accident in 1997 that left her too injured to work.

The courts agreed, and Brian was ordered to pay Dorothy $850 per month, every month, for LIFE.

That sweet, sweet deal just IMPLODED on Dorothy . . . because Brian was searching online and found that Dorothy WASN’T too injured to work. In fact, she was working NIGHTLY as a BELLY DANCER.

And she was dumb enough to keep a BLOG about it, posting updates almost every day, with photos of herself dancing.

She’d even write things that totally contradicted her injury claims like, quote, “Today as I danced myself silly, I lifted my head and elongated my neck as I swirled around. And then it happened, I got really, really high.”

Brian and his lawyer presented the blog to the judge. She called Dorothy in. Dorothy told her that a DOCTOR had PRESCRIBED the belly dancing as a treatment for her injuries. The judge called in the doctor. He had not.

And Dorothy was hit HARD. The judge stripped her of the $850-a-month . . . ordered her to pay all three years back . . . also ordered her to pay Brian $5,000 plus interest for lawyer’s fees . . . AND awarded the couple’s house back to Brian

credit goes to the New York Daily News

More from 99X

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://therockstation99x.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Rock Station 99X quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on The Rock Station 99X quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!