Shannon Beador may not know how to work an iPhone, but she sure knows how to assemble a legal team! The Real Housewives Of Orange County star has hired a “forensic expert” to review David Beador’s income and assets. And Shannon is demanding that David pay the $25k for the additional legal expenses! So, are we looking at a new spinoff of Forensic Files: David’s Monkey Bars? In any case, it’s certainly a baller move by Ms. Beador. Well played.
Shannon’s separation from David made reality TV headlines this fall when the couple announced they were splitting. This came after two seasons featuring Shannon trying to get over the affair her husband had with an Orange County woman (who was also married), and rising tensions in their household. Now that actual divorce proceedings are underway, it’s time to think about finances – and Shannon thinks David is lying about how much money he has!
The saga of Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy continues. The bitter ex-husband and wife have been embroiled in court battles since their divorce was filed in 2013, most recently escalating into stalking charges against Jason for a verbal confrontation that occurred at their daughter, Bryn’s, school last year. Now, The Real Housewives Of New York star and Skinnygirl mogul is suing Jason for full custody of 7-year old Bryn. The couple currently share custody, but communicate exclusively through third parties.
On December 6th, Bethenny reportedly “reopened her 2013 divorce case” against Jason in order to seek altered custody arrangements, however the parents won’t appear in court until January.
Shocking news! Not everything we see on reality television is REAL! Okay, we already knew that, but in Melissa Gorga’s case, made-for-tv-drama is coming back to bite her in a very real way. The Real Housewives Of New Jersey’s former business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, is filing suit against Melissa and Andy Cohen for besmirching her good name publicly. She’s hired hard-hitting lawyer Larry Klayman to handle the case.
Jackie, who opened Envy boutique with Melissa last year, parted ways with the reality star in January due to differences of opinion and clashing visions for the store’s direction, “specifically about Robinson’s desire to expand selection to accommodate shoppers who aren’t, say, a size 2,” according to the press release. Jackie and Melissa both signed legal paperwork to dissolve their partnership, but since then Melissa is reportedly fabricating a story that Jackie deceived her and actually “stole” her merchandise in the middle of the night. Not true, according to the lawyers!
Stassi teases that we’ve only just begun the long, harrowing descent into the madness of this latest Jax drama. According to former SUR server, the “story goes way further than that. The whole Jax-Faith-Brittany saga is intense.”
Lines have been drawn and wigs have been adjusted on The Real Housewives Of Atlanta – and we’re still at the starting line! Already, Cynthia Bailey is making no bones about who she supports in the Kim Zolciak versus Kenya Moore feud that will be raging all season long. She’s #TeamTwirl all the way, and she says so in her blog this week.
Cynthia admits that both Kim and Kenya said awful things to each other at NeNe Leakes’ party, but claims Kim was ultimately in the wrong for questioning Kenya’s marriage. “Although both ladies said some horrible things about each other during their argument, I honestly feel like Kim came into Casa Leakes coming for Kenya, and Kenya did not send for her! I think there would have been less drama had Kim been tardy for this party, LOL!”
Viewers of Little Women: LA know that this cast of ladies has been through the wringer in terms of health challenges and surgeries over the years. But last year, what should have been a straightforward (albeit high risk) spinal cord surgery turned into a protracted nightmare for Christy McGinity Gibel when her surgeon nicked her artery and, according to the reality star, “misled her despite worsening symptoms.”
Now Christy is suing a handful of doctors from the Beverly Hills 90210 Surgery Medical Center. She is also naming Cedars Sinai and a select group of other private practices in the suit.