The Smoking Gun: Archive: "In a recent court bid for spousal and child support, the woman reported that she was unemployed and that her income was limited to a $769 monthly check from the federal Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. The woman stated her family had monthly expenses totaling $1340, which included rent of $425. The woman's support request was approved this March by an L.A. judge who ordered that $1499 be automatically deducted from her estranged husband's paycheck."
It's tough to cut Mike slack, being such a super-freak and all, but there's always some questions when a possible shakedown situation is apparent.
Then again, many of the kids that visit the ranch are poor or 'under-priviledged', so maybe it's not surprising that this happens to be the case.