This breakup between Jules Wainstein and Michael Wainstein keeps getting messier and messier. And the divorce issues aren’t just between the two of them. Unfortunately, the dramatics are affecting their two young children. And Michael’s refusal to pay $135,000 in child support could land him in jail.
This whole time, Michael has claimed that he doesn’t have the money to pay for support and that the requested dollar amount is unrealistic, but now he’s spending a lot of money on trips and nights out…. thanks to his parents footing the bill.
Ironically enough, the drama really turned up in Jules Wainstein’s life after she got the ax on Real Housewives of New York. Unfortunately for her (and her children), the issues between Jules and her soon-to-be ex-husband Michael Wainstein seem to be getting worse. His attorney alleges that Jules went through a five-figure child support payment in TWO DAYS.
Apparently that money didn’t go toward the home electric bill since the electric was shut down at the family residence where their two kids live. This would have been a super juicy story line on Real Housewives of New York… so I can see why Jules might be happy that her reality TV career was over before it really began.
Of all the things RHONY has taught me it’s that one should never invest in property with a significant other. After separating from Jason Hoppy, Bethenny moved into a Skinny Girl decorated pad in SoHo, but barely two years later, she’s listing it for $5.25.
Unfortunately for the ladies, the cast members of Real Housewives don’t always have the best boyfriends and husbands. Sometimes that makes for good TV and other times it’s just genuinely sad to watch and hear about. Nevertheless, there are Real Housewives husbands and fathers that you would never want to date if you had the chance – at least in my opinion.
These dudes are the worst of the worst: from the cheaters to the jail birds to the fame hungry. These are not the kind of men that you would want to be with, but they managed to end up with reality TV’s finest (and some of them did make for better reality TV viewing).
Jules and Michael are definitely not going to be friends after this is all worked out. I even find it difficult to imagine them peacefully co-parenting. Hopefully I’m wrong, but considering what went down when they appeared in court this week to work out a custody agreement, it doesn’t seem likely.
This is not super surprising though since Michael and his lawyer claimed that he was unable to pay the $10,000 a month when that amount was decided. So I’m really not sure what Jules was expecting. This was definitely bound to happen.
Why is that rough? Unfortunately for Jules, it is not as much as she originally requested. And there’s actually some more bad news for the Wainstein family, Michael and his lawyer alleged that he cannot afford the decided amount. Uh oh. It looks like the drama will never stop between these two.