Jun 10, 2021
How Erika Jayne revealed her divorce from Tom Girardi on RHOBH
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Erika Jayne stunned her “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” co-stars on Wednesday’s episode with the news of her divorce from husband Tom Girardi.
In the show’s final minutes, Kyle Richards, Dorit Kemsley and Lisa Rinna received text messages from Jayne, 49, who confirmed that her two-decade marriage to Girardi, 82, was over.
“Ladies, I truly consider you my close friends and this is why I’m reaching out to tell you that I filed for divorce this morning. Thank you for supporting me. This will be tough,” her message read.
News of Jayne’s divorce broke on Election Day last November. Following the bombshell revelation from their friend, Richards, 52, Kemsley, 44, and Rinna, 57, conversed over FaceTime.
“Did you have any idea?” Kemsley asked her castmates, to which Rinna replied, “No!”
“And we were just in [Lake] Tahoe and not one [word],” Richards added. “It’s a long time to spend with someone to all of a sudden be done.”Erika Jayne filed for divorce from husband Tom Girardi in November 2020.Steve Eichner/NameFace/Sipa USA
In the wake of the divorce news, Jayne and Girardi were sued by Edelson PC, a class-action firm representing the victims of Lion Air Flight 610, for allegedly embezzling money leading up to their split.
Girardi was hit with another lawsuit in December and was also held in contempt of court in the Lion Air settlement suit. In addition, the powerhouse attorney testified in an unspecified case that he is broke, the Los Angeles Times reported later that month.
In February, Girardi’s brother Robert was named his conservator following a medical emergency. Girardi was also stripped of his admission to the California State Bar in March.
Girardi recently spoke out on the conservatorship, stating in a virtual court hearing Wednesday that he disagrees with it “altogether.”
“I think that we should put together the reasons why the conservatorship should be dissolved, and then we’ll address it, address the court. Right now, I have nothing to say to the court,” Girardi said, according to Us Weekly.
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Tom Brady Less Talented Than Lower-Ranked QBs, Analyst Says
Getty Tom Brady received a lower-than-expected ranking among NFL quarterbacks going into 2021.
For all of Tom Brady‘s achievements in 2020, Pro Football Talk analyst Chris Simms barely ranks him in the upper fourth of his Top 40 QB Countdown.
Simms ranked the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback at No. 10 behind Dak Prescott, Matthew Stafford, Kyler Murray, Lamar Jackson, and Russell Wilson on his podcast, Chris Simms Unbuttoned last week. Additionally, Simms had to justify why he ranked Brady ahead of his 11th and 12th quarterbacks on the list.
“His talent, it’s not as good as Ryan Tannehill or Justin Herbert, but I gave a little bit more to leadership and edge and things like that — your team’s belief because of you,” Simms said via WEEI. “That’s where Brady’s special. He’s the greatest leader in the history of the sport.”
Simms explained it’s not “all-time ranks, this is for who I’d take for 2021.” This assumes every quarterback has an average supporting cast.”
I know some (lots?) don't agree with me putting Tom Brady #10. Rules for my rankings (link below for more)
-These are not all-time ranks, this is for who I'd take for 2021
-This assumes every QB has an average supporting casthttps://t.co/MxjCU5Kwfn
— Chris Simms (@CSimmsQB) June 16, 2021
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Simms, talking with co-host Ahmed Fareed, picked away at Brady’s issues/weaknesses in 2020 amid his success.
“Through 10 weeks he wasn’t great all the time,” Simms said of Brady via JoeBucsFan.com. “We saw a different Tom Brady last year. We saw a different one. Anyone who has been listening to me knows what I am talking about.”
Brady didn’t have a great start last season. He had 2,739 yards, 23 touchdowns, and six interceptions through 10 games. The Bucs had a 7-3 mark at that point. He continued hearing questions on making deep throws at the time because of ongoing struggles on passes for 20 yards or more.
“Brady’s arm strength has never been the question,” Simms said via JoeBucsFan.com. “The last few years in New England, you know my complaints about him. Unwillingness to stand there in the pocket. Take hits and do things in order to throw the ball down the field.”
“His arm is still a big-time arm,” Simms added. “And they became a dangerous football team when he started to go, ‘You know? I will stand back here and pat the ball an extra time and throw the ball to, a 40-yard rifle to [Mike] Evans. Or hit [Scotty] Miller on a deep go-route. Or Gronk down the middle.'”
Simms also handed out credit to Bucs offensive linemen, which included Pro Bowl candidate Alex Cappa and rising rookie Tristan Wirfs. Pro Football Focus ranked the Bucs line at fifth in the league, noting Brady experienced pressure 24 percent of the time on pass plays.
“Now he had great, great pass protection last year,” Simms said via JoeBucsFan.com. “And he of course had weapons and everything else. To me, that’s where he redefined himself.”
Brady ultimately threw for 4,633 yards and 40 touchdowns, and he led the Bucs to an 11-5 record followed by three-straight playoff road wins and a Super Bowl LV victory.The Defining Moment
Simms also called the Bucs comeback at Atlanta in December 2020 the redefining moment for Brady and the team.
“They were losing 17-0 at half,” Simms said via JoeBucsFan.com. “And they were never the same offense after that. And [Brady] caught on fire.”
“They believed even when things weren’t going well last year because of one guy,” Simms added.
The Bucs won seven-straight games from that point on, scoring 31 or more points each time. Brady looked unstoppable with 2,198 yards, 20 touchdowns, and four interceptions during that stretch.
“That’s why they won the Super Bowl. Because he was willing to stand there in the pocket and push the ball down the field,” Simms said via JoeBucsFan.com.