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Smallville actor released from jail in alimony dispute

2018-06-14 12:35
John Schneider

Los Angeles — Smallville actor John Schneider is free hours after he was jailed for an alimony dispute.

The 58-year-old was released from the Los Angeles County Jail on Tuesday when his three-day sentence was cut short because of overcrowding.

The Dukes of Hazard star told Fox News he cannot afford the payments to his estranged wife Elvira "Elly" Schneider. She filed for divorce in 2014 after 21 years of marriage; they have three adult children.

Schneider said he's "disheartened" with the system. He still faces the payments and community service.

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