Erika Jayne candidly addressed her estranged husband Tom Girardi’s dementia analysis and well being care plan for the primary time on the Wednesday, September 22, episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
“There was a competency hearing that I’m not a part of,” the 50-year-old Bravo star informed her castmates. “After [his 2017 car accident], I was the first person who raised my hand and said, ‘We have a problem here.’ They blew me off.”
After Dorit Kemsley requested if she was referring to Tom’s household, Erika responded, “All of them. Doctors, everybody. I have been living with this for years.”
Us Weekly confirmed earlier this month that Tom moved right into a senior dwelling facility that makes a speciality of reminiscence care in Burbank, California, in August. The information got here 5 months after the previous lawyer was formally identified with Alzheimer’s and dementia and one month after his brother Robert was named the everlasting conservator of Tom’s individual and property in July.
During Wednesday’s episode, which was filmed in early February, Lisa Rinna knowledgeable Kyle Richards and Dorit that Robert was named Tom’s non permanent conservator.
“It says that they want to put him in a mental facility for, you know, people that have dementia. It’s on Page Six, so that’s a big turn of events, guys,” the Melrose Place alum defined.
Erika later informed her costars that there was “one piece” of the article that “really bothered” her.
“It says Tom’s brother asked the court to give him the authority to place Tom in a facility that treats neurocognitive disorders such as dementia. … I’m ready to have a nervous breakdown,” Erika mentioned. “Regardless of what is going on legally, this is someone I was married to for 22 years.”
She later added, “I may be getting a divorce from this man, but that does not mean I have divorced myself from caring for another human being who clearly cannot care for themselves. … I can’t be married to the man, but I certainly don’t want him in some facility where he’s not taken care of [and] discarded.”
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs on Bravo Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET. Scroll by means of for extra from Wednesday’s episode relating to Erika and Tom: