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‘Doesn’t Make Any F–king Sense!’: Mike Dippolito Snaps at Lawyer During Dalia’s Sentencing (WATCH)

In 2009, Mike Dippolito‘s wife Dalia tried to a hire a “hit-man” to kill him. On Friday, he took the stand in a Florida courtroom. His testimony didn’t end quietly.

“What’s the question?” he snapped at Dalia’s defense attorney. “Doesn’t even make any fucking sense!”

Dippolito was mostly low-key when delivering his victim impact statement. He went through the course of his and Dalia’s relationship. Their love-life was great, he said, but things started to fray even before she tried to hire a “hit-man” (actually an undercover cop) to kill him. He appeared dumbfounded, even after all these years.

“I can’t even figure it out,” he said.

Dippolito, who was candid about being an ex-con, denied the allegation that he abused Dalia, or had a bad relationship with her family.

Then defense attorney Greg Rosenfeld started questioning him, and pressing him on something he said during the third trial. The attorney said Dalia was “hiding” his money from probation officers, and Dippolito instantly disputed that phrasing: She was just “holding” his cash.

“They [officials] weren’t aware of my income, specifically, no,” he said. “But I didn’t say I was squirreling money through Dalia to hide it from them.”

When Rosenfeld kept pressing, the issue, Dippolito turned to the judge, “What does this have to do with anything?” Then he turned back to the Rosenfeld, “What’s the question? Doesn’t even make any fucking sense!”

Rosenfeld stopped after objections from the prosecutor and chiding from the judge.

The jury found Dalia Dippolito guilty in June–her third trial. The first resulted in a conviction which was overturned on appeal, and the second ended in December after jurors couldn’t reach a verdict, causing a mistrial.

The case caught a lot of attention after her plot was featured on an episode of Cops.

It’s unlikely that her attorneys will let this settle. Last week, they argued she should get a retrial because they thought one of the jurors was sleeping, but the court ruled against them.

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