Erika Jayne, 50, tries to shake off legal issues as she attends dance class in LA after tough questions about her embezzlement scandal on RHOBH
Erika Jayne seems to be taking her mind off her embezzlement scandal and legal troubles when the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was pictured heading to a dance class on Wednesday.
The 50-year-old reality star and her estranged husband Tom Girardi, 82, are both currently facing claims of alleged misappropriation of settlement funds intended to help the families of plane crash victims.
Dressed in all-black sportswear, the RHOBH star was joined by an assistant friend as she took her Range Rover for a ride to get out and enjoy some exercise.
Dance her problems away? Erika Jayne was pictured in Beverly Hills on Wednesday amid her legal troubles as she headed to a dance class in her Range Rover
This week on the show, Erika opened up to castmate Kyle Richards, telling the actress that she hasn’t spoken to her ailing lawyer husband since they broke up in November 2020.
“One of the reasons I filed for divorce is resistance to anything,” she said, explaining how excited he was when she pointed out that his eyes and ears were failing.
The revelation came a day after Girardi was officially placed in receivership due to his dementia diagnosis.
Ahead: Dressed in all-black sportswear, the RHOBH star was joined by an assistant as she took her Range Rover for a ride to get out and enjoy some exercise
Luxury wheels: the controversial reality star drove off in her Range Rover
A Los Angeles court approved the move because of Girardi’s diagnosis of dementia, which is classified as a “severe neurocognitive disorder,” People recently reported.
Robert made the legal application after a June 9 court hearing in which he was appointed as Girardi’s permanent curator.
Girardi is at the center of a high-profile investigation into fraud and embezzlement related to his legal work.
Support: Erika was found to be accompanied by an assistant on her way to dance class
Facing the music: Erika, 50, discussed her legal issues in the RHOBH. of this week
All smiles: The reality star seemed to shake off all legal troubles and seemed ready to dance in a gym class in LA
No pain no gai: the star prepared for an intense workout with her companion
Laughing through the pain: The pop star was about to sweat in class
Jayne, who is accused of taking advantage of funds intended for her husband’s clients, recently debunked claims that her divorce filing was a “sham” to protect assets.
In December 2020, a federal judge in Chicago froze Girardi’s assets, saying the well-known Los Angeles attorney had “embezzled at least $2 million” intended for the families of those killed in the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 in Indonesia. .
In March, the LA Times reported that more than 100 lawsuits had been filed and multiple complaints filed with the California State Bar against Girardi by disgruntled customers alleging financial misconduct and theft.
In hot water: Girardi is currently under investigation on charges of “embezzling at least $2 million” intended for the families of those killed in the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 in Indonesia. They can be seen above in 2016
Jayne has been ordered to hand over financial records from her accountant, attorney and landlord as part of the embezzlement investigation and a trustee is documenting the couple’s assets.
It is alleged that the split provided a way for the couple to embezzle money and that Jayne had received “tens of millions of dollars” from her husband’s company to fund her projects. UsWeekly reported in June.
Girardi’s lawyers claimed earlier this year that he had “problems” with “mental competence” and it was subsequently revealed that he had been diagnosed with dementia and late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Facing the music: Erika Jayne, 50, looks tired and emotional in latest Real Housewives of Beverly Hills teaser as she gets tough questions about her alleged blackout scandal