Just getting began. After adjusting to her new house on the Wednesday, July 7, episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Erika Jayne is compelled to confront the fraud lawsuit towards her and Tom Girardi within the upcoming episodes of the Bravo hit.
“What’s being said is just, I mean, it’s insane,” Erika, 49, tells Lisa Rinna in a promo for the July 14 episode.
In one other scene, the Pretty Mess creator provides, “That lawsuit that says my divorce is a sham so I could hide assets — people want to believe that.”
Erika later breaks down in tears throughout a chat with Kyle Richards. “I mean, I could have never predicted this f—king s—t,” she says. “This is the end.”
Garcelle Beauvais, in the meantime, is in disbelief. “Every day it’s something more. You almost go, like, ‘Is it the same person we know?’”
Us Weekly confirmed in November 2020 that Erika filed for divorce from Tom, 82, after greater than 20 years of marriage. One month later, the spouses have been accused of faking their cut up to guard their belongings. The class motion lawsuit filed by Edelson PC additionally consists of claims that the pair embezzled settlement money supposed for the victims of households killed in a 2018 airplane crash.
Lawyer Jay Edelson alleged final month that Erika acquired “10s of millions of dollars” from Tom’s agency to fund her corporations.
“We think that money came from client funds. And we’re going to look into all of that. And that’s all going to be, you know, part of proof that we showed to a jury — that she was knee-deep in this fraud, and she can say, ‘Oh, she didn’t know anything about it.’ And I think that’s going be hard for to convince a jury of,” he alleged on the “Reality Life with Kate Casey” podcast on June 16. “She was basically taking client funds and using it to fund her lifestyle. And if we’re successful [in our case], that means that we’re going to be able to get whatever possessions she has back in order to pay off any sort of judgment.”
Tom, for his half, advised the choose throughout a September 2020 deposition that he had no money left. The former legal professional has been positioned underneath conservatorship after he was identified with Alzheimer’s earlier this year. Tom, who was stripped from his regulation license, advised the courtroom final month that he didn’t approve of the conservatorship.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs on Bravo Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET. Scroll by for all the pieces Erika stated about Tom on this week’s episode: