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    Hulk Hogan Headed for Divorce

    Apparently, Hulk Hogan doesn't know best when it comes to his marriage.

    The retired wrestler was reportedly blindsided by the news that his wife, Linda Marie Bollea, had filed for divorce after 24 years together.

    Court documents show that Bollea, 48, filed a petition for dissolution of marriage on Tuesday. (View the court documents.)

    Reached for comment Friday by the St. Petersburg Times, Hogan, 54, said he was unaware of the development in his marital status and thanked the reporter for the "great information," before hanging up the phone.

    He called back five minutes later to say he had been "kind of shocked" by the news.

    "You caught me off guard. My wife has been in California for about three weeks," Hogan was quoted as saying. "Holy smokes. Wow, you just knocked the bottom out of me. I just pulled over to the side of the road for five minutes to find out what was going here."

    Pressed for more details on the presumed split, he replied that his relationship was his "private business."

    Hogan, whose real name is Terry Gene Bollea, married Linda Marie in 1983. They are the parents of 19-year-old Brooke Hogan and 17-year-old Nick Hogan.

    The possibility that the couple would part ways was the subject of an episode of their VH1 reality show, Hogan Knows Best. On the show, however, they ultimately reconciled.

    More recently, the Hogans have been preparing to help son Nick defend himself against a felony charge of reckless driving, stemming from the August car crash that left his passenger critically injured.

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