Unravel. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills teased how the cast found out about Erika jayne and separated husband Tom girardidivorce.
In a preview that aired at the end of the Wednesday June 2 episode, a Kyle richards read a group text and then FaceTime your co-stars Lisa rinna other Dorit kemsley.
“What’s going on? Did you have any ideas?” Dorit, 44, asked, to which Kyle, 52, replied, “No idea!”
Lisa, 57, stepped in to defend Erika’s secret. “It’s Erika,” he explained. “I had to do it like this. I couldn’t tell anyone. “
However, Kyle still couldn’t hide his surprise. “What the hell?” she remarked.
Erika, 49, has yet to hint at problems in her marriage during season 11 of the reality series. At the beginning of Wednesday’s episode, she raved about 81-year-old Tom, saying that “one of the things she loves most about him” is that he “lets me be myself.”
Despite the perception that all was well between the couple, fans know that the television personality filed for divorce in November 2020 after 20 years of marriage.
“After much consideration, I have decided to end my marriage to Tom Girardi,” he said in a statement at the time. “This is not a step that is taken lightly or easily. I have great love and respect for Tom and for our years and the lives we build together. It is my absolute desire to continue this process with respect and with the privacy that both Tom and I deserve. I ask others to give us that privacy as well. “
Us weekly exclusively revealed in December 2020 that the separation would be a story during season 11. “Erika will address her divorce in the next season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Legally, you are not allowed to say much, but you have been informed about what you can post, ”said a source. U.S. “Viewers will also finally hear the thoughts of the other housewives on Erika and Tom’s divorce.”
There should also be a lot to talk about. A class action firm sued Erika and Tom in December 2020 for fraud and embezzlement. Court documents obtained by U.S at the time he claimed that their divorce was “simply a bogus attempt to fraudulently protect Tom and Erika’s money from those seeking to collect the debts of Tom and his GK law firm.”
Tom and his firm, Girardi Keese, were sued in a second lawsuit that month for allegedly violating a written agreement and a conversation with Wells Fargo Vendor Financial Services.
Amid the legal drama, Tom’s attorney claimed in December 2020 that he had been hospitalized “due to a serious illness.” U.S confirmed in March that he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and late-onset dementia. His brother Robert Girardi he was appointed temporary curator of his estate and personal affairs in February.
A source said U.S in December 2020 that Erika “was completely unaware of the very serious accusations” against the former lawyer and now “she feels betrayed by Tom because she completely trusted him.”
Several experts revealed in December 2020 that the “XXPEN $ IVE” singer also believed that Tom cheated on her during their marriage. She released text messages from her alleged lover later that month, stating through her Instagram story that the woman was “f-king my husband.”
In the season 11 trailer, Erika broke her silence on the messy divorce, telling her co-stars that she “didn’t see it ending this way” and that she originally intended to “hold that man’s hand until he died.” . He later claimed that he “did not” receive a warning about the lawsuits.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs on Bravo Wednesdays at 8 pm ET.