Here’s how Erika Jayne’s company reportedly spent $ 25 million


Being Erika Jayne is “XXPEN $ IVE” after all.

Lawyers for Girardi Keese’s bankruptcy trustee discovered that the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star’s company had spent more than $ 25,000,000 on his American Express bill, his assistants and a glamorous team, according to a letter. formal notice sent to his lawyer on Thursday. .

The letter, which was obtained exclusively by Page Six, alleged that money had been transferred from her ex-husband Tom Girardi’s law firm to Jayne’s company, EJ Global LLC, and notes that she is the sole owner of the company.

“Ms. Girardi signed the return under penalty of perjury and personally approved the charges attributed to the outage,” the letter read. A source said the letter would be filed in bankruptcy proceedings in the part of an amended complaint.

Jayne’s lawyer retorted that “no money went to Erika” and that she never played a role in running her husband’s business.

Lawyers for the trustee said that from 2008 to 2020, $ 14,259,012.84 was billed to an American Express card. His company also spent $ 1,532,774.88 on McDonald’s Selznick Associates – which describes itself as “the first agency dedicated to exclusively representing dancers and choreographers” – and an additional $ 1,417,587.50 on unknown purchases. .

Jayne’s company also reportedly gave Stephanie Shepherd – former executive assistant to Kim Kardashian – $ 102,596.77 and Opus Beauty – an agency that represents “the industry’s most influential and sought-after artists” $ 17,415 from her LLC. .

Mario Dedivanoic, better known as Makeup by Mario, received $ 1,000.

E5 Global Media – which publishes Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter – received $ 8,480, while Los Angeles Times Magazine received $ 10,400.

Jayne, 50, through her company also appears to have paid various PR groups large sums of money into the account, among other fees.

Erika Jayne and Tom Girardi
Erika Jayne and Tom Girardi, seen here in 2016, went their separate ways late last year.
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Ronald Richards, a lawyer representing the trustee, told Page Six in a statement that Jayne owed Girardi Keese more than $ 28 million for his purchases plus interest.

“It doesn’t matter that she knows her husband improperly misappropriated client funds,” the Richards statement added. “What is relevant is that she has received the full and total value of the debt and that a formal request for payment has been sent. We hope she confirms her statement on air last night that victims come first. “

Jayne’s attorney, however, told Page Six in a separate statement that “Erika has never had and has no personal liability for the debts or obligations of EJ Global LLC, period.”

His lawyer also called the trustee’s allegations “malicious” and “reckless publicity” because “none of the payments and no money went to Erika.”

“On behalf of Erika, we will seek all appropriate remedies against all parties responsible for claims such as these,” the statement from Jayne’s attorney read.

His legal advisor added that the “RHOBH” star – who filed for divorce from Girardi, 82, in November 2020 and categorically denied any wrongdoing – “has the right to continue his life without this kind of harassment.”

Girardi Keese was first forced into bankruptcy last year as Girardi has been repeatedly accused of embezzling money intended for clients and was sued by a class action firm representing victims of Lion Air 610 for allegedly “embezzling” money during his divorce from the reality TV star.

However, a judge ruled in July that Jayne may have to pay victims out of pocket because she was receiving funds from the company.

The “How Many F-ks” singer has previously been accused of refusing to turn over her financial records in the case, but she insisted she “has been and remains ready to fully cooperate” in the matter. ‘investigation.


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