Slade Smiley Allegedly Didn’t Help With Late Son’s Medical Bills

A GoFundMe web page arrange for Slade Smiley‘s late son Grayson Arroyo-Smiley‘s memorial providers seemingly implied that he didn’t assist ex Michelle Arroyo with medical bills.

Becky Arroyo, considered one of Michelle’s relations, hinted on the 49-year-old Actual Housewives of Orange County alum’s alleged lack of economic involvement within the on-line fundraiser‘s description.

“Together with sudden and everlasting grief comes a considerable monetary price to his mother who has been his sole care supplier and healthcare advocate for over 16 years,” the word reads. “Out-of-pocket medical bills for Grey are within the a whole lot of hundreds and we’re elevating cash to assist cowl any excellent quantities in addition to the bills associated to Grey’s memorial providers.”

Michelle, for her half, accused Smiley of “inexcusable conduct and neglect” whereas talking to TMZ on Sunday, February 19. She additionally claimed that the Date My Ex alum hasn’t paid youngster help since 2019 and owes $152k value of funds. Us Weekly has reached out to Smiley for remark.

The exes’ son died earlier this month at age 22. In line with his help web site, Grayson was first recognized with a mind tumor in 2006 when he was 6 years outdated.

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The grieving mom additionally referred to as out Smiley’s fiancée and fellow RHOC alum, Gretchen Rossi, alleging that the couple “grossly misrepresented the true nature of their relationship with Grayson, which was nearly nonexistent.”

Rossi, 44 — who shares daughter Skylar, 3, with Smiley — shared a tribute to the actor’s late son by way of Instagram earlier this month.

“Our rational minds advised us this present day would possibly come, however our hearts all the time held onto the hope that this present day wouldn’t come to fruition 💔,” she captioned a carousel of photographs of Grayson. “We’re past devastated and heartbroken over the lack of Grey. 😔 Grayson Arroyo-Smiley was such a particular human being.”

Rossi’s fellow Bravolebrities Tamra Choose and Teddi Mellencamp referenced Michelle’s allegations through the Tuesday, February 21, episode of their “Two T’s in a Pod” podcast.

“It’s heartbreaking and I do know Slade misplaced his son and that’s exhausting, however Michelle was his prime caregiver,” Choose, 55, stated. “She by no means stated a lot whereas Grayson was alive, however now that he’s not, I feel she’s had it.”

The health coach continued: “Gretchen simply received a giant chunk of cash for being on Final Women Journey and Michelle is having to undergo a GoFundMe to pay for his providers.”

Grayson’s reason behind dying has not been revealed, however Michelle shared perception into his situation whereas confirming the information of his passing.

“I’m heartbroken to share that my candy Grey handed away Sunday evening. It was very surprising as final week he had CSF drawn from his shunts and so they adjusted the valve setting of his shunt and he was doing a lot better,” she wrote by way of Instagram earlier this month. “We had been nonetheless struggling along with his diarrhea and I used to be giving him potassium 3 instances a day as a result of it was dropping so low. His coronary heart stopped right here at house and I carried out chest compressions to get it going till the paramedics arrived and took over. When he left for the hospital he seemed good and was respiration on his personal however his coronary heart gave out once more on the hospital.”