Beth Shak Shoes: Why Husband Is Suing His Ex-Wife Over Her £1m Footwear Collection (PICTURES/VIDEO)

28/06/2012 14:35 | Updated 28 June 2012

Forget the house, children and pets - when it comes to shoes, who gets custody when a marriage fails?

This bizarre question has arisen during a public divorce battle between a couple from the US who are currently fighting it out over an impressive collection of footwear.

Daniel Shak, a US hedge fund manager, is suing his ex-wife Beth over her £1 million shoe collection (consisting of an eye watering 1,200 pairs of heels - including 700 pairs of Christian Louboutins).

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Why? Daniel reckons his ex-wife kept her bulging shoe closet a secret during their marriage and therefore demands 35% of her million-dollar shoe empire.

Although how Daniel failed to notice Beth's fit-to-burst wardrobe, blog about her love of shoes and appearance in a US TV show, God Save My Shoes, is a mystery...

But nevertheless, he is proceeding with the shoe-suing.

“Dan trusted his wife and was not inspecting his home to try to find inventory or ‘secret rooms," a source told The New York Post.

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