Watching it again. As the present season of The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills captures the enduring authorized woes of Erika Jayne and her estranged husband, Tom Girardi, the Bravo persona has been watching all of it play out on display.
The Fairly Mess creator, 50, has watched the latest RHOBH episodes as a result of she needed to see how every part could be edited, a supply completely advised Us Weekly.
“She’s watching the episodes again and reliving the moments and simply getting emotional,” the insider says. “It’s simply been an emotional curler coaster for certain. Daily brings one thing new.”
Whereas reliving the continuing authorized drama has been taxing on the Broadway alum, Erika hasn’t spoken to the previous lawyer, 82, about what was filmed and included within the episodes.
“She hasn’t heard about how Tom feels concerning the divorce enjoying out on the Housewives,” the supply provides. “The communication is thru their legal professionals.”
In the course of the Wednesday, July 20, episode of the Bravo collection, Erika broke down in tears after accusing Tom of dishonest on her whereas they had been nonetheless collectively.
“After Yolanda [Hadid] divorced David [Foster], I simply opened that cellphone and I used to be like, ‘Wow, OK,’” Erika mentioned within the episode, claiming she discovered “proof,” together with textual content messages and pictures of a multi-year affair. “I knew loads as a result of it was so exhausting to cover and, , he was sloppy.”
A lot of Erika’s scenes this season have centered on her response to the continuing drama with Tom.
“My divorce is just not a sham,” she advised Kyle Richards within the July 14 episode. “It’s simply not. No one desires to be within the place I’m in proper now. It’s actually unenviable. Being the attainable goal of a federal prison investigation is like, not cool. To have all these issues mentioned about you which aren’t true, after which to have everybody, principally, query every part. It’s lonely and it’s quiet and you’d be shocked by how shortly folks activate you. How shortly folks distance themselves from you. Mechanically, they flip as a result of they don’t need to be concerned. They had been there when it was good, although.”
The season began filming within the fall of 2020 and cameras had been rolling in December 2020 after information broke that the pair had a class-action lawsuit filed in opposition to them, which alleged they embezzled settlement funds that had been meant for the victims of households who had been killed in a 2018 airplane crash.
One month earlier, Us confirmed that the “XXPEN$IVE” singer had filed for divorce from the Colorado native after 20 years of marriage. The “Curler Coaster” singer mentioned by way of a press release on the time, “After a lot consideration, I’ve determined to finish my marriage to Tom Girardi. This 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,” the singer mentioned on the time. “It’s my absolute want to proceed by means of this course of with respect and with the privateness that each Tom and I deserve. I request others give us that privateness as nicely.”
With reporting by Diana Cooper