A judge Monday refused to unfreeze the assets of celebrity-scamming money manager Kenneth Starr, saying his recent guilty plea made a motion for legal fees "moot," the New York Post reported.

Manhattan federal judge Sidney Stein also denied an application for "living expenses" from Starr’s ex-stripper wife, Diane Passage, who has been holed up in the swanky Upper East Side triplex Starr bought with proceeds of his $50 million Ponzi scheme.

Stein said, however, that he was willing to consider a claim by Passage that she was entitled to nearly $12,000 she earned shaking her moneymaker at Scores strip club.

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