The trials and tribulations of Erika “Jayne” Girardi by Bravo The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills they are now examined in an ABC News Original special for Hulu. The housewife and the scammer It will premiere on the streaming service on June 14. The advance of The housewife and the scammer, with the Fergie song ‘Glamorous, ‘indicates that the tone of the investigation will be a departure from the recent and highly praised ABC News series. Soul of a nation, which examined the life of blacks in the United States.
According to the press release of The housewife and the scammer, “ABC News Originals delves into the real-life legal drama facing the husband of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Cast member Erika Jayne, legal titan Tom Girardi. Once considered a crusader for justice, Girardi is now accused of embezzling the victims he was sworn to protect. “
The Girardis, who separated in November when Erika filed for divorce, are facing potentially disastrous legal problems after involuntary bankruptcy cases were filed against Tom and his law firm, Girardi Keese, in December 2020 after multiple lawsuits revealed that he had allegedly stolen millions of dollars from his clients. Erika has been to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills since 2015, and while she was always above the drama among the women on the show, this new season of the Bravo show could put an end to that. His other co-stars, perhaps smelling blood, seem to be doing their own research.
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ABC News’ Steven Baker is the executive producer of the special.
The housewife and the scammer The ad promises talking heads from the Los Angeles legal scene, including Chris Darden, who unsuccessfully prosecuted the murder of OJ Simpson. So it will count Real housewives expert Heather McDonald, as well as Danielle Staub from The Real Housewives of New Jersey and Dana Wilkey, a former “friend” in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Including both women surely caused laughter, if not sidelong glances, in the Real housewives fandom. Powder, original New Jersey cast member, has had her own legal troubles and has not been in New Jersey ever since she violently yanked her co-star Margaret Josephs’ hair on camera (after Teresa Giudice encouraged her to do so, in a surprise reveal) And Wilkey, who what accused of fraud, did not cross paths with Erika and is most famous for a scene in Beverly hills in which he boasted of having $ 25,000 (roughly $ 32,200) sunglasses. Wilkey was also called “Pam” by a confused Kim Richards.
A recent Variety story detailed the legal danger the Girardis are in, as well as the risk Erika is taking by continuing on the show.
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Zev Shechtman, a bankruptcy attorney at the Los Angeles firm of Danning Gill, said: “It’s not wise. Anything you do that flaunts your wealth, which is apparently all you do, will be evidence against you. All of them. The assets, all the property that you have, will be a target. Everything you do will be subject to scrutiny. And it’s not scrutiny in the sensational sense, it’s scrutiny in the sense of responsibility. “
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