EXCLUSIVE: Insider Defends Diana Jenkins’ $100K Donation, Shares RHOBH Star’s Plans to Get Money to All Victims

EXCLUSIVE: Insider Defends Diana Jenkins' $100K Donation to Lion Air Victims, Shares RHOBH Star's Plans to Get Money to All Victims' Family After Attorney Questions Gesture

An insider is talking out as Diana Jenkins‘ $100,000 donation to the households of victims of the 2018 Lion Air aircraft crash in Indonesia is as soon as once more pulled into query.

On the heels of lawyer Ronald Richards suggesting the victims had already been “paid in full,” Jay Edelson, of the Edelson PC regulation agency that sued Thomas Girardi and Erika Jayne on behalf of the victims, who had been reportedly stiffed of hundreds of thousands in settlement funds, has instructed that the Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills forged member’s generosity might really be a “publicity stunt.”

Nonetheless, a take a look at Diana’s charity web site exhibits the RHOBH star has already raised $102,141.55, as of Thursday, by way of her Sunela Basis.

Though Jay advised Web page Six that Diana has not gotten any details about the victims impacted from his agency particularly, the RHOBH forged member is alleged to be working with the nonprofit GVNG to get the funds raised for these in want.

“This isn’t a stunt, it’s an act of compassion and generosity by a sort and caring particular person,” an insider advised Actuality Blurb in response to the claims. “Diana already donated the $100,000 to a nonprofit that may give it to the 189 victims.”

Diana has additionally spoken out concerning the trigger herself, saying in a single submit that she’s “blessed to have the power to assist people who find themselves struggling,” and she or he shared extra particulars in a second.

“Listening to about ALL the individuals who misplaced their lives on Lion Air Flight 610 weighed closely on my coronary heart in the course of the filming of RHOBH and induced me to wish to do one thing to assist the households of the 189 victims,” Diana wrote. “This has nothing to do with any previous or ongoing litigation. It’s merely a approach for me, Sunela Basis and our nonprofit associate GVNG to assist the victims’ households. All funds raised can be collected, safeguarded and dispersed by GVNG to speedy relations of those that died. Particulars about how relations can apply for this assist from GVNG can be launched within the coming months. Study extra concerning the Lion Air Flight 610 Victims’ Challenge at”

In Jay’s assertion, he additional defined his place on the matter.

“Whereas 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 executed the mandatory legwork is an applicable strategy to proceed,” he advised Web page Six. “That being stated, we hope that this isn’t a publicity stunt and can reserve judgment till we hear straight from her.”

In line with Jay, his agency turned over not less than $2 million to 5 households impacted by Thomas’ authorized scheme in August and goals to “get extra damages” for different Lion Air shoppers of Girardi Keese. And as Diana’s rep confirmed, she “feels badly for the households of all 189 individuals,” and she or he hopes to supply assist to them within the meantime.

The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills season 12 airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.

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