REAL Housewives Of Beverly Hills’ Erika Jayne was slammed for complaining “how the f**k do you think I feel” while being grilled by Andy Cohen about the victims from her ongoing embezzlement case.
While on the hot seat next to the Bravo host, the Pretty Mess singer was accused of “making everything about her” while having “no sympathy” from the widows and orphans who alleged her husband Tom Girardi stole millions from them.
On tonight’s part three of the RHOBH reunion, Erika, 50, answered more tough questions about her current legal scandal.
When Andy, 53, mentioned that viewers are reading her performance on the show as having “no sympathy” for the victims involved in the case, the Georgia native’s anger began to escalate.
“I loved my husband, now he’s allegedly defrauding widows, orphans and burn victims. How the f**k do you think I feel?” she yelled at the Watch What Happens Live host.
When Andy appeared perplexed and asked: “Well, how do you feel?” Erika responded: “Horrible, and I’ve said that!”
However, the group was quick to disagree and collectively shouted “you’ve never said that.”
In fact, Andy revealed that the “number one” question people had for her was why she “showed no sympathy for the victims” throughout the season – both on and off camera.
“There is a very limited way in which I can express myself because we all know everything will be picked apart, parsed and possibly turned against [me].
“That is why you see me answer in certain ways,” she said of her carefully constructed answers.
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She continued: “It is best in any of these situations to be quiet. What did I do?
Her nemesis, Sutton Stracke, 50, brought up that the way Erika portrays herself on the show makes it “look like” she is attempting to be the victim.
“Are you f**king kidding me? My life is upside down, Sutton! How can I not be broken?
“How can I not be sad? How can I not be tired? How can I not be exhausted?” Erika asked.
Despite her explanation, fans were outraged by her continued behavior, with one tweeting: “Erika is hella tone deaf and does not act like a person who feels bad for the actual victims. ‘What do you want me to do?’
“Humble yourself homie, you’ve been knocked off your million dollar horse.”
Another said: “Erika making it about her again saying how exhausted and tired she is.
“What about consider how the victims that her husband swindled money from feel?!!”
While a third viewer suggested: “If Erika was really sorry, whether she knew or not, she’d give up whatever material positions she had to and make it right for victims. Yet she’s still fighting for material items bought with stolen money.”
A fourth wrote: “Erika has no empathy. She claims to care about the victims yet she lashes out when confronted and only refers to her own feelings when responding to questions about the victims.”
Earlier in the episode, Erika accused her ex-BFF Kyle Richards of mocking her ongoing legal situation during a chat with her husband, Mauricio Umansky.
Erika told Andy she was “keeping score” on which of her friends are being there for her through her legal troubles and which ones aren’t.
”So who is for you, and who is against you?,” Andy asked, to which she responded: “I don’t know, you should ask them.”
After she added that she’s definitely taking note of how her co-stars have been acting since her legal drama began unfolding, Kyle jumped in to tell her side of things.
The 52-year-old said: “Can I say something? Because I’ve been reading stories in the tabloids or whatever online that you were upset with me.
“I just hope you know that we were in such a difficult position, and there was many things I know that you couldn’t say, but then I thought, there’s things that you could say to help us understand a little more, which was very complicated.”
Erika did not let Kyle put all the blame for the tension in their friendship on her, though, and shared which of her actions was most upsetting.
“The thing that hurt me the most was to watch that dinner with you and Mauricio and you [Dorit] and PK [Kemsley],” Erika explained, while pointing to both Kyle and Dorit Kemsley – who was also part of the “mocking” conversation – on the reunion couches.
Looking saddened by it all, Erika added: ”To watch the four of you mock my life and mock my family really hurt me.”
During the latest RHOBH season, Kyle had previously shown her disdain for Erika in confessionals but was friendlier to her face.
Erika split from ex Tom in November 2020, and they were hit with a number of lawsuits shortly afterward.
The former lawyer was accused of stealing millions from his clients, including orphans, widows and burn victims.
Despite claiming she was not aware of Tom’s wrongdoings, the Bravo star has found herself at the center of the legal drama.
Erika was accused of “hiding her bank statements,” as a trustee’s special litigation counsel confirmed that Tom’s law firm transferred about $20 million to her business LLC.
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