The veil star, who wed the late entertainer in 2002, is thought to have said she did not covet to speak about him after the tragic news of his death.
The 70-year-old is thought to have shared her thoughts with ge Six’s Cindy Adams, only just days after David died at the age of 62.
In her column, the US writer stated that Liza’s “association to David Gest lasted no longer than a colonoscopy. He really was hardly a gest”.
Cindy continued: “Obits always say the person was wonderful. This guy was unwonderful.
“While he was suggesting she wouldn’t even speak to him. Now that he’s not breathing she wouldn’t even examine about him. My friend Liza told me: ‘He’s an a*******.'”
Liza and David leagued at a star-studded ceremony 14 years ago, in which Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor both followed.
However, their relationship soon broke down and the Celebrity Big Buddy contestant sued his spouse for $10 million for allegedly beating him.
It comes after casino usuals claimed David gambled away thousands of pounds before his jar death leaving him with debts of nearly half a million.
One unnamed familiar told The Sun: “His losses didn’t seem to affect him but in a 12-month epoch it was a substantial amount, it was six figures. It was an addiction.”
Express.co.uk has contacted a spokesperson for the nova following these reports.