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Ex claims Slade Smiley didn’t contribute to late son’s medical bills

Slade Smiley’s ex Michelle Arroyo is alleging that Gretchen Rossi’s husband did not contribute to their late son Grayson’s medical bills.

Not only did Arroyo make this claim to TMZ on Sunday — also alleging that her ex has owed her $152,000 in child support since 2019 — but one of her family members similarly took a dig at Smiley in a GoFundMe description.

Becky Arroyo asked the public for $75,000 in donations to cover medical costs and “expenses related to Gray’s memorial services,” with extra money being donated to the Amazing Gray Foundation.

Becky, a family member who created the fundraiser, noted the “substantial financial cost” Michelle shouldered as Grayson’s alleged “sole care provider and healthcare advocate.”

Page Six has reached out to Smiley and Rossi’s reps for comment.

Grayson died on Feb. 5 at age 22 when his “heart suddenly and unexpectedly gave out” after 29 surgeries and 16 years of treatment and complications.

Grayson’s mom alleged Smiley’s relationship with their son was “nonexistent.”

Michelle told TMZ last week that Smiley, 49, had a “nonexistent” relationship with Grayson, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2006 when he was 6 years old.

However, a source subsequently told the outlet that Smiley was “denied access to his boy … hundreds of times,” including an attempted visit the week before Grayson’s passing.

Slade Smiley kneels with son Grayson as Gretchen Rossi smiles beside them in pink bikini and coverup
A source close to Rossi and Smiley has denied Arroyo’s allegations.

The insider slammed Michelle for attempting to “smear” Smiley and his wife, 44, during their time of grief.

Rossi’s fellow Housewives Tamra Judge and Teddi Mellencamp referenced the allegations in Tuesday’s episode of their “Two T’s in a Pod” podcast while urging their listeners to donate.

Tamra Judge poses at foot of stairs in yellow blazer, jeans and heels
Rossi’s co-star Tamra Judge subtly slammed the couple on her podcast.

“It’s heartbreaking and I know Slade lost his son and that’s hard, but Michelle was his prime caregiver,” Judge, 55, said. ” She never said much while Grayson was alive, but now that he’s not, I think she’s had it.

“Gretchen just got a big chunk of money for being on ‘Ultimate Girls Trip’ and Michelle is having to go though a GoFundMe to pay for his services,” she continued.

A screenshot showing Tamra Judge and Teddi Mellencamp's donations.
Judge and Mellencamp each donated $500 to the fundraiser.

Mellencamp, 41, chimed in, “Now is the time to help.”

The reality stars have both donated to Becky’s GoFundMe, each giving $500.

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