Edelson PC, the regulation agency suing Tom Girardi and Erika Jayne on behalf of the Lion Air Flight 610 crash victims’ households, believes Diana Jenkins’ press launch about her $100,000 donation to their cause was inappropriate.

“While Ms. Jenkins could also be well-intentioned, we don’t consider that issuing a press launch and soliciting donations from the general public with out having carried out the required legwork is an acceptable method to proceed,” the agency’s founder, Jay Edelson, tells Page Six solely.

“That being mentioned, we hope that this isn’t a publicity stunt and can reserve judgment till we hear instantly from her.”

In August, Edelson PC issued at the very least $2 million to the 5 households who had been allegedly scammed out of settlement cash by Girardi’s former agency, Girardi & Keese, according to Reuters.

Diana Jenkins on a red carpet.
Edelson PC, the regulation agency representing Lion Air Flight 610 crash victims’ households, known as out Diana Jenkins for issuing a press launch about her $100,00 donation.
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“As we beforehand introduced, we’ve got compensated the victims and are concerned in ongoing litigation with these we consider had been concerned within the Girardi Ponzi scheme to each recoup our cash and hopefully get further damages for the Lion Air shoppers,” Edelson tells us.

“To the extent there are reliable efforts made to offer donations [by Jenkins], 100% % will go on to the victims.”

The class motion lawyer says Jenkins, 49, has not contacted the Chicago-based agency for help in finding the 5 households affected by Girardi’s alleged crimes or these of any of the opposite 184 crash victims.

“Ms. Jenkins by no means reached out to our agency and, apart from what we’ve got seen within the press, we all know nothing about her claimed plans to donate cash to the victims of this horrible tragedy,” Edelson says.

Jay Edelson posing for a black-and-white headshot.
Jay Edelson’s agency issued a payout to the crash victims who didn’t obtain settlement cash from Tom Girardi.
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However, a spokesperson for Jenkins tells Page Six that the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star’s donation has “zero” to do with any ongoing lawsuits and that she is elevating funds out of “real compassion for the victims.”

“Ms. Jenkins feels badly for the households of all 189 individuals who misplaced their lives and is taking motion to offer assist to them,” the Bosnian-born philanthropist’s rep says.

“This has nothing to do with any previous or ongoing litigation. It is just a means for Ms. Jenkins, Sunela Foundation and its nonprofit companion GVNG to assist the victims’ households.”

Indonesian officials removing debris from the Lion Air Flight 610 crash site.
In October 2018, all 189 individuals on board Lion Air Flight 610 died.
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Jenkins’ spokesperson says no resolution has been made about whether or not they may contact Edelson PC to succeed in the crash victims’ households, however they’re working with GVNG, a longtime digital nonprofit that’s aiding the Bravolebrity with fundraising efforts.

“All funds raised for the victims of Flight 610 might be collected, safeguarded and dispersed by GVNG to quick household members of the 189 individuals who misplaced their lives,” the rep provides. “Details about how relations can apply for this assist from GVNG might be launched within the coming months.”

According to a campaign page, the Sunela Foundation has raised a complete of $100,153.87 as of Wednesday afternoon, with the vast majority of the contributions coming from Jenkins herself.

Erika Jayne, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Garcelle Beauvais, Crystal Kung Minkoff, Diana Jenkins, Kathy Hilton, Sutton Stracke and Dorit Kemsley standing around a table on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."
Jenkins’s donation was additionally a slight at co-stars who “by no means appear to do something to assist.”
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On Monday, the truth star took to Instagram to encourage her followers to additionally donate.

“I’m blessed to have the flexibility to assist people who find themselves struggling,” she wrote. “If you wish to assist the victims, please go to SunelaFoundation dot org. #rhobh #GVNG.”

Page Six solely realized final week that Jenkins apparently had another motive for serving to the Lion Air crash victims: to make a dig to her “RHOBH” castmates — however not Jayne.

“This isn’t a dig at Erika,” a supply near Jenkins beforehand mentioned.

“It’s really meant to ship a message to the forged members who’ve expressed assist for Tom’s alleged victims, however by no means appear to do something to assist them.”

Jayne, 51, has denied any wrongdoing. Her estranged husband, Girardi, 83, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in February 2021 and has not addressed the allegations in opposition to him.

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