Unbothered? Erika Jayne broke her silence after she and her estranged husband, Thomas Girardi, had been hit with fraud and embezzlement allegations in a new lawsuit.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 49, posted a photograph by way of Twitter on Wednesday, December 2, of herself wanting critical as she posed in an elegant black gown. “Excessive drama,” she captioned the put up.
The cryptic message comes hours after the category motion agency Edelson PC filed federal court docket paperwork in opposition to Jayne and Girardi, 81. The pair are accused of embezzling settlement funds that had been supposed to assist the households of the victims of Lion Air Flight 610, which crashed and killed all 189 folks on board in 2018.
The estranged couple “are on the verge of economic collapse and locked in a downward spiral of mounting money owed and dwindling funds,” in response to paperwork obtained by Us Weekly. Jayne and the lawyer are additionally accused of faking their break up to guard their funds.
“Whereas Erika publicly filed for divorce this month, on info and perception, that ‘divorce’ is solely a sham try to fraudulently defend Tom’s and Erika’s cash from people who search to gather on money owed owed by Tom and his regulation agency GK,” the paperwork alleged.
The lawsuit additionally claimed that Girardi’s “must fund outrageous existence for himself and his soon-to-be ex-wife” was the rationale Jayne filed for divorce.
The Bravo persona introduced her break up from Girardi, whom she married in 1999, on November 3. She filed the identical day, citing irreconcilable variations.
“After a lot consideration, I’ve determined to finish my marriage to Tom Girardi,” Jayne mentioned in an announcement to Us on the time. “This isn’t a step taken frivolously 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 this course of with respect and with the privateness that each Tom and I deserve. I request others give us that privateness as nicely.”
Later that month, the “Fairly Mess” singer also requested spousal support and for Girardi to pay her attorney’s fees. The fact star moreover requested the court docket to dam her estranged husband from looking for spousal assist from her.
Jayne was beforehand married to Thomas Zizzo from 1991 to 1996. The previous couple share son Tommy, 29.
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