RHOBH is a modern-day Lives of the Rich and Famous. But unfortunately for Kyle Richards and her husband Mauricio , there is a downside to being rich and famous. Lawsuits. Lots and lots of lawsuits.
The cast members of Bravo’s Real Housewives franchises seem to be prime targets for legal filings and claims of misconduct. Teresa and Joe Giudice of The Real Housewives of New Jersey served prison time for fraud related to their business dealings.
RHOBH Star’s Husband Settles Lawsuit but Not Out of the Woods Yet
Mauricio Umansky and his real estate company, The Agency, were sued for misconduct regarding the sale of a $32 million Malibu mansion. The seller claimed that he had never been informed of higher monetary offers coming in before the house was sold.
Moreover, Mauricio Umansky bought the home with a partner and then resold it for $62 million. However, it was reported earlier this week that the $32 million lawsuit had been settled. But it turns out this isn’t the end of Kyle’s husband’s legal problems.
A real estate agent representing someone interested in buying the mansion sues $4.5 million for lost commission. That lawsuit is ongoing.
All About the Tea reports that The Agency is losing employees due to their sketchy business practices.Several top employees left Mauricio’s company and joined his competitor and brother-in-law, Rick Hilton. No wonder there is bad blood between the family.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Co-Star Erika Jayne and Husband Facing Legal Problems, Too
Kyle’s co-star, Erika Jayne, had also solved a lawsuit this week. Erika’s husband, Tom Girardi, has repaid the rest of a $15 million loan, reports TV shows Ace.
He originally agreed to pay the money back by July, but defaulted on that payment. As a result, he was hit with an additional $6 million ruling, which was successfully paid off at the end of November.
Erika Jayne got herself into some hot water with fans after calling Kyle the new ‘Queen’ of Beverly Hills. Former RHOBH star Lisa Vanderpump is the one fans consider the true royalty of the cast.