Shellie Zimmerman, George Zimmerman's Wife, Files For Divorce

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Shellie Zimmerman filed divorce papers Thursday to end her marriage to George Zimmerman, the infamous killer of Trayvon Martin who was acquitted in July.

"The documents have been received by the Seminole County clerks" in Florida, said her lawyer, Kelly Sims, in response to a Tweet by George's brother.

Robert Zimmerman wrote, "According to Shellie's atty Kelly Sims - Shellie is preparing to file 4 divorce. Docs have not yet been filed in Seminole Cty. Pray 4 them."

Shellie Zimmerman, a 26-year-old nurse, pleaded guilty to perjury August 28 for lying about the family's finances during one of George's pre-trial hearings.

She was sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours' community service. In an interview with ABC News, she hinted that a divorce might be in the works.

"It's difficult to communicate with your spouse when you're under so much scrutiny from both sides," she lamented of her problems as well as George's.

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"I think that we both have been fighting for our own individual struggles to be heard by each other, and it's been difficult," Zimmerman added.

Saying the couple had been living "like gypsies" ever since her husband was arrested, she added: "It got very crazy. living with bodyguards."

"It kind of feels like you're with a babysitter. You really can't make any choices for yourself anymore. ... We were in hiding. We were in the woods."

George Zimmerman has not publicly responded to the divorce filing or commented on anything since he was found not guilty of second-degree murder.

He's been seen twice, emerging from hiding to help a family out of an overturned SUV and was caught speeding in Texas and let off with a warning.

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