Based on the courtroom paperwork obtained by Us on Friday, December 18, Edelson PC has requested the decide order the 49-year-old Bravo star to cease promoting her garments by way of the web web site amid her divorce from the 81-year-old lawyer. She most lately tweeted that her assortment was 10 p.c off for the vacations on Wednesday, December 16.
“Merely put: the Court docket froze all of Tom Girardi’s property, and which means all group property is frozen too. Erika Girardi should cease promoting her garments,” the paperwork reads.
Edelson PC beforehand accused Erika and Tom of embezzling settlement money for families of the victims of Lion Air Flight 610, which killed all 189 occupants in a 2018 crash. The agency alleged that their divorce was a “sham,” claiming that the previous couple “are on the verge of monetary collapse and locked in a downward spiral of mounting money owed and dwindling funds.” His property have been subsequently frozen by the judge earlier this month.
Erika filed for divorce from Tom last month after 21 years of marriage. “After a lot consideration, I’ve determined to finish my marriage to Tom Girardi,” she mentioned in an announcement to Us on the time. “This isn’t a step taken calmly or simply. I’ve nice love and respect for Tom and for our years and the lives we constructed collectively. It’s my absolute want to proceed by way of this course of with respect and with the privateness that each Tom and I deserve. I request others give us that privateness as properly.”
Whereas Erika is anticipated to testify within the case in January 2021, Tom beforehand admitted he was in monetary hassle throughout a digital listening to in September.
“At one level I had about 80 million or 50 million in money. That’s all gone. I don’t have any cash,” he advised the decide, per the Los Angeles Occasions, noting he hasn’t “taken a penny in wage out of the agency for greater than two years.”
Erika has but to publicly touch upon her ex’s authorized woes, however a supply advised Us that she was blindsided by the situation.
“Erika was fully unaware of the very critical allegations that have been being made towards Tom in courtroom,” the insider mentioned. “Tom all the time dealt with the entire funds and that was how they dealt with issues. Erika feels betrayed by Tom as a result of she fully trusted him.”
Based on a second supply, the singer doesn’t consider Tom has been trustworthy throughout their union. “Erika is actually going by way of it. She’s very robust, however this has been very exhausting for her emotionally,” the supply mentioned.
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