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 and Joe Gorga chose to not accept the invitation to Teresa Giudice's glamorous wedding to Luis Ruela on Saturday.The reality star, 43, and her husband, who is also Teresa's brother, had initially planned to attend the wedding, but decided in a last minute decision not to attend the ceremony.'Teresa betrayed them in a way that's unforgivable,' an insider revealed to People. 'They're not going to celebrate Teresa's new marriage when all she does is try to tear apart theirs.' Rift: Melissa Gorga, 43, and her husband, Joe Gorga, 42, decided not to attend his sister, Teresa Giudice's wedding on Saturday; pictured in June at the Halftime premiereMelissa, Joe, and Teresa recently filmed the season 13 finale of the Real Housewives Of New Jersey shortly before the ceremony, where a rift began between the three stars.
Although the couple haven't publicly released a statement or reasons why they chose to deny the wedding invitation, sources close to the two informed People of some underlying causes.While filming the finale, 'false rumors' were spread about Melissa and Joe, revealing that Teresa had a part in the situation, along with her now husband, Luis.
Betrayal: A source informed People that one of the reasons the couple chose not to attend the wedding last minute was due to Teresa's betrayal; pictured together in 2016 Bad fight: An insider close to the two stars stated that they would not support Teresa's marriage when, 'all she does is try to tear apart theirs'; seen earlier this May in NYC The source added that many guests and close family members of the reality star were also absent from the wedding day.'It's telling that Teresa didn't have one relative at her wedding.'An additional insider expressed that it.Read more on dailymail.co.uk