The Real Housewives of Orange County star Gina Kirschenheiter may be forced to trade in her orange for the big apple following her domestic violence accusations against estranged husband Matt, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.
Sources say the 35-year-old mother of three is is "freaking out over finances" after Matt, 35, was let go from his corporate job at PIMKO following the violent abuse incident on June 22.
As Radar previously reported, Matt is currently facing felony domestic abuse charges in Orange County and, if the district attorney decides to press charges, it could mean jail time for Gina's baby daddy.
On Wednesday, July 16, an Orange County judge extended a temporary restraining order that was put in place, preventing Matt from being able to spend time unsupervised with the former couple's three kids, Nicolas, 7, Sienna, 5, and Luca, 4.
And now, according to a source close to the situation, Gina may be forced to move back home to Long Island, New York, because she believes that she will be unable to raise their three kids on her RHOC salary alone!
"Gina is getting the short end of the stick in all of this. She filed the restraining order to protect herself, not to lose her job that she loves."
"She really doesn't have any other source of income and it is really expensive to live in Orange County, especially for a single mother," the insider told Radar exclusively.
"She is going through it right now and the kids are caught in the middle. Although they are too young to fully understand what is going on, they do know that mommy and daddy are not together and that they won't ever be again."
Added the informant: "This is not what Gina was hoping for when she got the restraining order and it is the last thing that she wants."