Erika Jayne lastly revealed whether or not she knew something about Tom Girardi’s authorized troubles earlier than submitting for divorce.
The July 14 episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills featured so much of crying — Erika Jayne wasn’t the one one shedding tears this week. In truth, the water works began throughout a battle between Sutton Stracke and Crystal Minkoff — a battle that really carried over from final week’s episode.
Following Sutton’s jab at Crystal’s “ugly leather pants”, Sutton broke down in tears and practically left Lisa Rinna‘s bolognese lunch prematurely. But after she was comforted by the ladies, she decided to stay. However, that didn’t imply Crystal was going to be good to her.
Crystal truly refused to apologize for saying she felt “violated” by Sutton’s sudden bed room go to in Lake Tahoe. She did, nonetheless, apologize for calling Sutton “manic” after Dorit Kemsley urged her to take action. Especially given the truth that Sutton’s dad, who was “manic”, died by suicide. So the women lastly determined to “move on” from their spat and decrease their expectations when coping with one another.
Then, 4 days later, Kyle Richards revealed that she, Dorit and Kathy Hilton all examined optimistic for COVID, so everybody had to enter quarantine for “at least” two weeks. And throughout these previous few days of quarantine, it was reported that Erika and estranged husband Tom Girardi had been being sued for fraud and embezzlement.
“Seeing these headlines makes you cringe,” Dorit mentioned throughout her confessional. “Some of these victims — they’re widows. They’re orphans. That’s a punch in the gut”.
It was additionally reported that Erika and Tom’s divorce was an enormous “sham” in an effort to cover funds, however Erika denied these claims. “The things that are being said are just wrong,” she advised Kyle and Lisa throughout a video name on Dec. 4, 2020 — two days after the information broke. Then, when Lisa requested Erika how somebody would even cover property in a divorce, Erika mentioned, “I wouldn’t f***ing know.”
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“Divorce is very painful. And then to have it called a ‘sham’ is even more painful. It took a lot of courage to leave, and it took two seconds for some a**hole to say it was a sham and everyone to believe it,” Erika mentioned.
Later, when a producer requested Erika how she first discovered in regards to the Boeing lawsuit, she mentioned, “I can’t answer that”, however she advised Lisa and Kyle that “some very bad things could happen” to her sooner or later. Yet she has “no idea” why she was named in a lawsuit that she has “nothing to do with”.
When Kyle requested what the “worst” forged situation could be for her, Erika mentioned “criminal charges”, however she and Lisa each mentioned that wouldn’t apply to her, so maybe she was referencing Tom.
Erika then defined that she’s being pressured to rent and pay for her personal attorneys to battle “millions of dollars in lawsuits”. She additionally mentioned Tom’s not serving to her in any respect. “It’s depressing,” she mentioned, as she broke down in tears.
When Erika lastly reunited with a couple of of the women in particular person — particularly, Lisa and Crystal — she revealed that she began seeing a psychiatrist as a result of of all of the “stress” she’s been feeling.
Erika advised them she had “no idea” about something that’s being revealed and she or he typically asks herself: “what’s coming” subsequent? And in varied personal confessionals, Kyle and Garcelle Beauvais each mentioned that they don’t imagine Erika knew something. “One thing that I do know is that husbands can have secrets that wives don’t know about,” Garcelle famous, referencing her personal expertise together with her ex-husband dishonest on her.
Erika additionally defined that two years in the past, when she was first named in a lawsuit with Tom, she questioned it however he advised her to not fear about it. And when she “pressed further” he mentioned he didn’t wish to speak about it. So she claims that anytime she ever tried asking Tom about stuff that appeared off, he’d shut her down. “I pushed as hard as I could until I couldn’t push anymore”, she mentioned. And that’s why she divorced Tom, whom she claims might be “mean” and “vicious” behind closed doorways.
Finally, when Erika and Kyle met up at a park for some one-on-one time, Erika utterly broke down. “Kyle, this is so hard to do. I’ve never been this overwhelmed, and in a place where my hands are literally tied. I could have never predicted this — this f***ing s*** — ever,” Erika cried. “There’s nothing I can do besides wait to inform my facet of the story.
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“God, Kyle, my divorce is not a sham,” Erika continued, as snot and tears rolled down her face. “It’s just not. Nobody wants to be in the position I’m in right now. It is really unenviable — being the possible target of a federal criminal investigation is like not cool. To have all those things said about you, which are not true. And then to have everyone basically question everything — it’s lonely and it’s quiet. And you would be shocked at how quickly people turn on you… how quickly people distance themselves from you.”
Erika then mentioned she’s “hoping” somebody’s checking on Tom as a result of he “is not good”. And when Kyle requested if she’s talked to him in any respect, Erika mentioned “no” again and again — “not since the day I left him.”
“Tom is a tough man,” she mentioned. “One of the many reasons why I filed for divorce is his resistance to anything.” Erika mentioned she beforehand tried speaking to Tom about his well being and the way he was “degrading in front of” her, however he was all the time in denial.
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Then Erika went into saying that she felt Tom “resented” her for each step ahead she took in her profession. “Around the time of Chicago, Tom’s view of me had changed. He was like, ‘Who the f*** do you think you are?’” she mentioned in her confessional earlier than telling Kyle that Tom’s “not an angel.”
Erika mentioned she’s go to hug Tom and he “wouldn’t hug me back”. Everything individuals noticed on “the outside”, she mentioned, was very totally different than what went on behind closed doorways.
Erika then concluded by saying she’s extraordinarily “scared” for her future, earlier than breaking down in additional tears.
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