George Zimmerman’s wife has officially chucked the deuces.
According to reports, 26-year-old Shellie filed for divorce from her husband of nearly six years in Seminole County, Fla. today. The petition states the couple “separated on Aug. 13, 2013 and are not presently cohabiting as husband and wife. The marriage between the parties is irretrievably broken.”
Shellie’s lawyer Kelly Sims confirmed the reports in an email to NBC News. “Filed this pm – electronically – so took a while, but the documents have been received by the Seminole county clerks,” she wrote.
Mrs. Zimmerman is asking for sole custody of their two dogs and “equitable distribution” of their assets.
During a recent interview with Good Morning America, Shellie revealed that George’s murder trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin put a strain other relationship. She also revealed that her husband didn’t offer her the same support during her perjury case as she did during his murder trial.
“I always want my husband’s support,” she said, adding she felt ”very much alone.”
Shellie’s soon-to-be ex-husband has managed to keep himself in the news since he was acquitted for murder in July. Most recently, he was pulled over by Flordia police and given a ticket for going 60 mph in a 45 mph zone.
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1. Protestors converge on Union Square, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in New York. (Photo: AP)1 of 16
2. A BART police vehicle is vandalized during a protest after George Zimmerman in Oakland, Calif. (Photo: AP)2 of 16
3. Workers board up windows at Flora restaurant in downtown Oakland, Calif., early Sunday, July 14, 2013, following protests. (Photo: AP)3 of 16
4. Demonstrators march through the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan in New York, Sunday, July 14, 2013. (Photo: AP)4 of 16
5. A window is smashed at a Chase Bank in Oakland, Calif. (Photo: AP)5 of 16
6. Demonstrators converge on Union Square, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in New York, during a protest against the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)6 of 16
7. People gather Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C., to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)7 of 16
8. Protesters make their way down Washington Ave., from Grand Circus Park in Detroit to the Federal Building during a protest against the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)8 of 16
9. James Brewton, 39, from Brandon, hoists his portrait of Trayvon Martin along with a group of about 175 as they gather at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa. (Photo: AP)9 of 16
10. Demonstrators cross Marietta Street in Atlanta as they march in protest. (Photo: AP)10 of 16
11. A bag of Skittles candies hangs out of the pocket of Latressa McVey, 35, of Atlanta, during a protest. (Photo: AP)11 of 16
12. Tabatha Holley, 19, of Dawson, Ga., chants as demonstrators march in protest as a police cruiser follows. (Photo: AP)12 of 16
13. Abdul Kebbeh, 6, holds a sign at Westlake Park on Sunday, July 14, 2013 in downtown Seattle. (Photo: AP)13 of 16
14. Demonstrators converge on Union Square, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in New York, during a protest against the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)14 of 16
15. Nichole Mitchell wipes away tears during the sermon at a youth service at the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Sanford, Fla. (Photo: AP)15 of 16
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