A serious storm is about to hit the women of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Cast member Erika “Jayne” Girardi introduced her cut up from her husband Thomas Girardi in early November 2020, telling E! News, “After a lot consideration, I’ve determined to finish my marriage to Tom Girardi. This just isn’t a step taken evenly or simply. I’ve nice love and respect for Tom and for our years and the lives we constructed collectively.”
One month later in December, authorized troubles hit Girardi. Chicago legislation agency Edelson PC sued Tom and Erika Girardi, together with others, and claimed that Girardi had stolen from, “the widows and orphans who misplaced family members within the tragic crash of Lion Air Flight 610 — with the intention to proceed funding his and Erika’s lavish Beverly Hills life,” per The Los Angeles Times.
The drama will unfold on the latest season of RHOBH. Jayne’s divorce might get messy, as a result of the 2 didn’t signal a prenuptial settlement.
“I haven’t got a prenup,” Jayne instructed Andy Cohen on “Then & Now” in June 2017, as recorded by Us Weekly. “But let me inform you one thing, let me be very clear. I’m married to a really highly effective lawyer. A prenup would not stand in his method anyway. So it does not matter whether or not you had one otherwise you did not, it is gonna be all Tom’s method, I guarantee you…He’ll rip that piece of paper to shreds in two seconds!”
Jayne Previously Defended Her Marriage
Jayne first joined the RHOBH cast for its sixth season in 2015, and fellow cast members instantly questioned her about her marriage because of their 32-year age hole. Jayne shares grownup son Tommy together with her ex-husband Thomas Zizzo.
“I’ve handled this ceaselessly: the youthful girl that married the wealthier, older man,” she stated on an episode of RHOBH. “I imply, I’m uninterested in having to justify my 20-year marriage. Go get a 20-year marriage, then come f****** discuss to me.”
Jayne and Girardi first met within the late Nineties when she was 28-years-old and he was 60-years-old. Girardi met Jayne whereas she was bartending at Chasen’s, and so they ended up getting married in 1999. Jayne opened up about her relationship in her 2018 memoir, “Pretty Mess.”
She wrote that after a 12 months of assembly him, she left her telephone quantity on the Hollywood sizzling spot and he gave her a name…by way of his secretary. “I instructed her, ‘Tell Mr. Girardi if he needs to take me out on a date, he must name me himself and ask me and provides me sufficient time to organize,'” she shared, per Us Weekly. “You know the way males are, particularly if they’re profitable. They count on you to drop every part instantly. That’s not how I work, I do not care who you’re.”
Jayne’s Divorce & Legal Drama Caused Her to Reach Her ‘Breaking Point’
Viewers will see Jayne attain her “breaking level” this season, a supply instructed Us Weekly.
“I didn’t see it ending this manner,” Jayne says within the RHOBH season 11 trailer. “I used to be gonna maintain that man’s hand till he died.”
Since filming started, rumors circulated that Sutton Stracke will interrogate Jayne probably the most. “Erika’s anger comes out” when Stracke makes accusations “with none proof,” the supply instructed Us Weekly in April. The supply added that Jayne, “will get tremendous emotional,” after the ladies, “stored accusing her of sure issues and she or he needed to maintain defending herself.”
The supply continued saying, “From day one Erika was like, ‘I’ll inform my story, however it’s important to let me inform you myself.’ Then information stored popping out about all these authorized points Tom was concerned in and it led to the women wanting solutions…They stored making an attempt to fire up extra drama on prime of the prevailing drama Erika had happening in her private life.”
The supply concluded, “She has nothing to cover. She was very open about her divorce, very sincere. Like she stated [in the teaser], she didn’t see her marriage ending in a divorce.”
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