Erika Girardi said on Wednesday's episode of RHOBH that Tom Girardi "had a head injury and he broke his shoulder, snapped his ankle and then broke his clavicle" after driving off a cliff

By Jen Juneau
July 22, 2021 10:46 AM
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Erika Girardi is revealing details about her estranged husband Tom Girardi's 2017 car accident that allegedly left him "unconscious for 12 hours."

On Wednesday's episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Erika — who filed for divorce from Tom in November after more than two decades of marriage — told Kyle Richards that she initially concealed details about the crash because she was "respecting Tom's privacy."

"He crashed and then broke his ankle," Kyle, 52, recalled from their previous chat on the matter, leading Erika, 50, to respond, "As a result of the crash, his ankle was [hurt]. He was also unconscious for 12 hours, but no one knows that."

"I know, because I found him," Erika added, noting that Tom, 82, "had a head injury and he broke his shoulder, snapped his ankle and then broke his clavicle" after driving off a cliff.

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Erika Jayne, Tom Girardi
Erika and Tom Girardi
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Erika said that when Tom eventually called her after the accident, she immediately questioned his whereabouts and assumed that "he was with some other woman." Asked what woman Erika thought he was with, she told the other women that she wasn't sure but it could have been "any of them."

"Obviously, that means he was cheating on you," Kyle said, as Erika chimed in, "You guys have no idea what I've been living through, no idea what I've been through. This is my life."

Erika and Tom Girardi
Erika and Tom Girardi
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Erika claimed that she "found the evidence" of Tom's "years-long" affairs through text messages and pictures on his phone.

"I knew a lot, because it was so hard to hide and, you know, he was sloppy," Erika said, noting that he didn't deny the affairs when confronted.

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Asked why she didn't leave him thereafter, Erika said, "Where am I going?"

"I really do appreciate you all listening and just understanding," she continued. "And I will be okay, but I am not okay right now."

Following the divorce filing last fall, both Erika and Tom have faced major legal troubles. More recently, Erika has been accused of conspiring with Tom to hide assets.

Earlier in the episode, the reality star also confirmed that she wouldn't receive any spousal support from Tom moving forward.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on Bravo.