The estranged husband of reality TV star Erika Jayne has been seen in public for the first time since the reality TV star announced their split last November.
In photographs obtained by Page Six, Tom Girardi was seen looking slimmer as he walked around LA with a female companion. Mysteriously, the 82-year-old was sporting a black eye during the outing, which comes nine months after the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star filed for divorce.
The former lawyer appeared a shadow of his old self as evidently the end of his 21-year marriage and consequent lawsuits have taken its toll.
While the reason for his black eye remains unknown, in a recent episode of RHOBH Jayne claimed Girardi’s health was declining.
In emotional scenes, the 50-year-old broke down as she revealed her estranged husband’s deteriorating health played a role in her decision to end their marriage after more than two decades.
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“I hope someone is talking to Tom because he’s not good,” Jayne, 50, told her castmate Kyle Richards. “Tom is a proud man. One of the reasons I filed for divorce is the resistance to anything. The resistance to a conversation, the resistance to, ‘Hey, you know, I noticed that you can’t see well.’
“‘What are you talking about, I’m fine!’ No, you can’t see well. You can’t hear. You’re f—ing degrading in front of me and you’re ignoring it.”
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One month after their divorce, a lawsuit was filed against Girardi and his legal firm Girardi Keese, which led to him being put into involuntary bankruptcy.
Another lawsuit against the couple also alleged he stole millions of dollars from his clients and the reality TV star allegedly knew about it all along.
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