Erika Jayne was on antidepressants during filming on the 11th season of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”
In a sneak peek at the upcoming episodes shared by the Bravo Insider on May 14, Jayne, who filed for divorce from attorney Thomas Girardi last November amid mounting legal issues, opened up about the mental struggles she faced once the world shut down in early 2020.
“Like all of us, I’m busy all of the time, and when I came home from New York, it was really silent,” Jayne recalled.
Erika Jayne Couldn’t Shake Feelings Of Dread
According to Jayne, she found herself walking the halls of her massive home in Pasadena, California, unable to sleep as she coped with feelings of boredom.
“I couldn’t shake it.. I couldn’t shake it. I was feeling this incredible dread. Who am I if I’m not working?” she wondered. “Every day, I woke up, and I dreaded waking up. So I called the psychiatrist and I went on Lexipro.”
When a cast mate then asked what that was, Jayne replied, “That’s an antidepressant. And it’s the greatest thing.”
Erika Jayne Didn’t Want To Admit Failure
Looking back at her decision to seek help, Jayne admitted to initially being hesitant to call her doctor because she didn’t want to feel as if she failed.
“I did not want to have to see a psychiatrist. I felt that it was a sign of defeat,” Jayne explained to the cameras in a confessional scene.
Continuing on to her cast mates in the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” sneak peek, Jayne said that while she still has a lot going on in her life that’s not great, she is able to cope with them in a healthier manner.
Erika Jayne Claims There’s A Lot Her Cast Mates Don’t Know
“My problems are still there but I attitude towards them is different,” Jayne explained to her co-stars.
When Lisa Rinna then said that she was having to face the situation of not working amid the coronavirus quarantine as well, saying that she often felt that she was “running” from things, Jayne agreed.
Then, as the preview went on, Jayne again opened up about her struggles in a cast confessional.
“There’s so much that these women don’t know about my life, and about my personal life,” she shared.
Erika Jayne And Her Estranged Husband Have Big Problems
“Because you know what, everyone has problems. Everyone. And the bigger your life is, the bigger your problems are,” Jayne noted.
Jayne’s estranged husband is currently facing an involuntary bankruptcy and numerous lawsuits, some of which Jayne has been dragged into.
To see more of Jayne and her cast mates, don’t miss the season 11 premiere of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” which airs this Wednesday night, May 19, at 9/8c on Bravo.
And, to find out what Andy Cohen had to say about Jayne’s role on season 11, scroll down to the article below.