RHOBH 'starting production early' to 'get as much as possible of Erika Jayne's ...

RHOBH 'starting production early' to 'get as much as possible of Erika Jayne's ...
RHOBH 'starting production early' to 'get as much as possible of Erika Jayne's ...

The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills will be starting production early on its upcoming 12th season, it has been claimed.

Typically the show has a longer break in between shooting seasons but TMZ reported on Friday that the gap has been shortened by months.

Allegedly the reason is that the producers hope to capture as much as possible of Erika Jayne's ongoing legal drama involving her estranged husband Tom Girardi.

Candor: The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills is claimed to be starting production early on its upcoming 12th season - and the reason is said to be Erika Jayne

Candor: The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills is claimed to be starting production early on its upcoming 12th season - and the reason is said to be Erika Jayne

Filming on the show may be starting as early as next week, at least for some of the principal cast members.

At the moment the current 11th season is still airing on Bravo with the explosive four-part reunion beginning October 18.

In a sneak peek for the reunion, host and producer Andy Cohen is seen grilling Erika about her husband's embezzlement scandal. 

Ever since she announced her separation from Tom last November, ending a marriage of 20 years, their split has raised eyebrows.

The way they were: Allegedly the reason is that the producers hope to capture as much as possible of Erika Jayne's ongoing legal drama involving her estranged husband Tom Girardi; seen in 2016

The way they were: Allegedly the reason is that the producers hope to capture as much as possible of Erika Jayne's ongoing legal drama involving her estranged husband Tom Girardi; seen in 2016

Tom, 82, is a high-profile lawyer currently facing allegations of embezzling millions from clients including families of the victims of the infamous Lion Air crash. 

A bankruptcy trustee is investigating Tom's assets amid allegations that he and Erika jointly embezzled the settlement money. 

Over the summer People reported that Erika's financial records have been court-ordered from her divorce lawyer, landlord and accountant.  

Tom and Erika have been accused of using divorce as a means of shielding their joint assets, a claim she has staunchly denied.

Incoming: At the moment the current 11th season is still airing on Bravo with the explosive four-part reunion beginning October 18

Incoming: At the moment the current 11th season is still airing on Bravo with the explosive four-part reunion beginning October 18

During the reunion preview Andy resolved to put Erika 'on a skewer' and she declared that she 'can't control what Tom Girardi did.'

Erika has accused Tom of infidelity and suggested that this was the cause of their divorce rather than his legal battles. 

Andy was skeptical of this claim saying: ''He's having multiple

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