Hairdresser Claims Linda Hogan Used Alimony Money On Drugs
First Published: June 15, 2009 7:06 PM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
TAMPA, Fla. -- A former hairdresser for Linda Hogan has claimed in court the estranged wife of wrestler Hulk Hogan used some of the $40,000 she receives in alimony each month to buy drugs.
According to the St. Petersburg Times, Linda Hogan’s ex-hairdresser, Tracy Morgan, testified in a Florida court earlier today, and while on the stand claimed she cashed checks for Linda, which the mom of two allegedly used to buy prescription medication.
“She was actually buying drugs with the money,” Morgan said in court. “She told me that.”
Additionally, Morgan testified she saw Linda Hogan in possession of marijuana and pills.
Another newspaper, the Suncoast News, reported that Morgan testified that Linda Hogan’s favorite drug combination was smoking pot and taking Roxi, a heavy painkiller.
Morgan also claimed on the stand that Linda purchased and served alcohol to minors at a house party the night that her son, Nick Hogan, was released after serving five months in jail for felony reckless driving. Additionally, Morgan testified that Linda Hogan allowed the minors to do drugs during the party, the St. Petersburg Times reported.
But Linda’s lawyer, Ray Rafool, shot down the claims, calling Morgan’s testimony “a complete fabrication.” He claimed that Linda Hogan wrote Morgan checks ahead of services because Morgan said she was having financial difficulties, and the woman has a terminally ill granddaughter.
Others, however, testified on Hulk Hogan’s behalf on Monday, including a truck driver who claimed to have seen Linda Hogan take cocaine on a boat.
The hearing followed a previous motion by Hulk Hogan to see the amount he pays his estranged wife each month reduced.
The hearing was continued to July 23.
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