"The Real Housewives of Bevery Hills" star Erika Jayne's upcoming...

"The Real Housewives of Bevery Hills" star Erika Jayne's upcoming "Bet It All on Blonde" special gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at her Las Vegas residency. Credit: Getty Images / Monica Schipper

Singer Erika Jayne of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” whose spinoff special, “Erika Jayne: Bet It All on Blonde,” airs Wednesday, says her estranged husband’s legal travails made her recent Las Vegas residency all the more stressful for her.

“There was a lot of outside noise,” Jayne, 52, born Erika Chahoy, told the syndicated entertainment-news program “Extra,” referring to disbarred attorney Tom Girardi’s federal trial for fraud. “You would love to be able to give your full attention to your creative project, right? But I had these outside voices and these outside problems that were just digging at me that made it that much harder to focus and also stole a lot of the joy of being in the creative process. And cameras, you know, filming it, also, is another layer. It’s tough.”

The distractions included, she said, “the public defender coming to the door [to] ask me, could I help. These things were really happening at the same time.”

Her residency, “Bet It All on Blonde,” ran weekends from Aug. 25 to Dec. 16 at the House of Blues Music Hall at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Turning to the visible tension during the current three-part “RHOBH” reunion episodes, Jayne said, “I’m good with Kyle [Richards] … I think,” adding, “I’m good with Dorit [Kemsley], I’m good with Crystal [Kung Minkoff], I’m good with Annemarie [Wiley], I’m fine with Garcelle [Beauvais], and I’m okay with Sutton [Stracke]. I’m in the best place that I could possibly be, which is, sort of, like neutral ground.”

The previous two reunions, she said “were brutal. It was questions, hard questions, things I couldn’t answer and a lot of pressure.”


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