Teresa Giudice (born May 18, 1972) is a reality television cast-member and fitness competitor, best known for starring in The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Besides appearing on the show, Giudice has written multiple New York Times bestseller cookbooks and was featured on Donald Trump's The Celebrity Apprentice 5 (2012).
On December 23, 2015, she was released from federal prison after serving 11 months of a 15-month sentence for fraud, while her husband and four daughters resided in the Towaco section of Montville, New Jersey. She is known for her extravagant lifestyle and highly publicized financial and legal troubles leading up to her prison sentence.
Her husband, born Giuseppe but called Joe, began his 41-month sentence on March 23, 2016
Melissa Gorga isn't going anywhere. star took to her Instagram Story Thursday night to address rumors that she's leaving the long-running reality series following comments she and her husband, Joe Gorga, made about their strained relationship with his sister, Teresa Guidice.Melissa, who along with Joe, did not get an invite to her sister-in-law's lavish wedding to Louie Ruelas over the weekend said she «never said» she or her husband were leaving the show.«People are taking pieces from my podcast and assuming I'm leaving the show,» Melissa began. «This is how rumors get started.
I never said I was leaving the show. I was just clarifying how we felt after a difficult weekend. We have no plans on leaving. #RHONJ.»Earlier in the day, Melissa addressed skipping Teresa's wedding in a new episode of Melissa's podcast. «Obviously, we did not attend your sister’s wedding.
We have a laundry list of reasons in our heads,» Melissa said. «Obviously there was something that went down at the finale of filming the .»While Melissa could not go into details on what transpired while filming, she did say that, given what happened, it would have been weird for her and Joe to be at the wedding. «There was plenty of reason for Joe and I to say it would be very strange — including everyone in that room, by the way — to look at Joe and I to say, like, 'Yes, it would be very strange for you guys to just be sitting in the pews tomorrow, wishing them well on their wedding day.' It would be strange.»And judging by what the husband and wife had to say, it seems like their decision to join the show more than a decade ago remains an issue with Teresa.Read more on etonline.com