Erika Jayne insists she has “empathy” for her estranged husband Tom Girardi’s alleged victims despite how it may seem on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
In the trailer for season 12 of RHOBH, fans saw Erika’s cold as ice side emerge when she confronts co-star Crystal Kung Minkoff for being on the side of Tom’s alleged victims.
Erika complains about being “f***ing pummeled” over Tom’s scandals “for a year and a half.”
As we’ve reported, Tom is accused of using his clients’ settlement money to fund his and Erika’s “outrageous lifestyles.” The RHOBH star has denied any knowledge of Tom’s alleged misdeeds.
“You wanna be on the side of the victims ’cause you think that’s cool,” Erika snaps at Crystal. “I don’t give a f*** about anybody else but me.”
However, now Erika is singing a different tune while chatting with Page Six about season 12.
“Of course, I have empathy for them,” Erika claims. “I had empathy for them then, and I have empathy for them now. And I trust that they will be taken care of.”
“Listen, I want to be very clear here: I have cooperated fully with everything,” she insists. “Despite what is out there in blogs or tweets or anything on social media, please understand that I’ve cooperated fully.”
“I think you also need to remember that I’m fighting with one hand behind my back. I’ve walked right up to the line of what I can and cannot say. And so I tend to get frustrated when I’ve said all I can,” she continues.
“And I can’t say anymore, yet I’m continuously being pressed about it. That’s why you see me [have an outburst],” Erika elaborates. “And let’s be honest. That’s what they love more than anything, is to needle me because they know I can’t say anything.”
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs on Wednesdays at 8 pm on Bravo.