Tonight on WWHL, Caroline Manzo and Siggy Flicker were Andy’s guests. They weighed in on the rocky relationship between Teresa Giudice and her cousins, Kathy Wakile and Rosie Pierri – and so much more. Things also got pretty heated between Caroline and her sister Dina Manzo. Read on!
Caroline weighs in on the Teresa and Kathy/Rosie situation: “Kathy is good people, Rosie is good people and they’re doing it from their heart. So I’d like Teresa to open up her heart and just understand that people make mistakes and say bad things they don’t mean sometimes and I think it’s time she kind of grows up and accepts them back.”
Siggy agrees – somewhat. “I think Kathy’s great, I think Rosie’s great, but I think Teresa’s even better, I’m sorry. What people don’t understand is Rosie and Kathy’s mother and Teresa’s father are brother and sister and so it starts there. There is bitterness there. So it’s generations upon generations that are not getting along. And I think right now Teresa says ‘I don’t want to have a relationship with you.’ You should say ‘fine, back off.'”
Caroline jumps in “for the right reason.” Siggy disagrees, “listen, sometimes not everybody needs to have the right reason and I’m sure we’re going to find out sooner or later about the right reason of why she doesn’t want a relationship with them, but Kathy and Rosie are not desperate. They want their family back but they should step back, which they are and give Teresa her space right now. She’s been through hell and back.”
Siggy says she does think that Joe’s drinking is putting a strain on his relationship with Teresa. But she says she’d be scared and drinking, too.
Caroline confirms that she has NO relationship with Teresa.
A caller asks Caroline how she handles being friends with Dolores when she’s such close friends with Teresa. “I don’t own anybody. It’s anybody’s right to be friends with whoever they like to and have a relationship with whoever they like to. You come to my house, you treat me with respect.” She says that she doesn’t fault or blame Dolores and it’s her right to be friends with Teresa. “Teresa and I don’t get along and that’s the way of it. Teresa would say the same thing.”
Is it hard for Siggy being a new Housewife? “It was hard for me to navigate through the relationships because usually I’m like the lifeguard, standing and telling people. And now I’m actually swimming with the girls. Like when Jacqueline fights with Teresa, because I love them so much, that really upset me deeply and you’ll see it coming up. I don’t like for anybody to fight. Even someone like Rosie. When someone says to me that they have a problem with Rosie, I say ‘take four Advil and don’t call me the next day.’ It’s hard for me because there’s so much history and I love these girls.”
Andy reads a Tweet from Dina Manzo, saying that she thinks Siggy gives good advice. Andy asks Caroline if things are still all good with Dina and she shakes her head no. Andy says “are you mad at me for asking??” and she says “no, it’s over.” Caroline says “what are you gonna do?” Andy is very sad to hear they aren’t speaking anymore.
Then Danielle Staub Tweets in and asks why Caroline suddenly has a double standard on friendships, claiming that Caroline didn’t let anyone else be friends with her. “Danielle Staub, thanks for watching. But you and I didn’t have any kind of relationship so I don’t want to be around the people that are around you. So maybe it’s my end. Twitterworld, go for it.”
A caller asks Siggy which RHONJ couple has the best relationship. She says “My husband and I. Michael Campenella all the way. No, but I have to say, everybody is different. Chris is always touching Jacqueline, they’re very playful and I love to see that. Joey Gorga, I’m sorry, him and Melissa are adorable.” She then comments about Juicy Joe grabbing Teresa’s butt before he left. She adds, “I’m sorry, it’s Jersey, you’re not going to see anybody getting divorced. It’s not happening.”
Would Caroline return to RHONJ? “I can’t go back to what was. Things would have to change, relationships would have to change. It would have to be a better place.”
On Teresa and Melissa’s mended relationship, Caroline hopes it’s genuine. She says she doesn’t see Melissa and Joe at all. Siggy jumps in to say that it IS genuine, but nobody should care if it is or isn’t because Teresa just got home from being “away” for 11 months and she needs her family.
Dina Tweeted in again, but this time letting it rip at Caroline! “I’m sick w the flu for 7 days & not in the mood for this shit. I said one day I will snap and I might be about to. I was told NEVER to reach out/speak to her or her family again. Disinvited to holidays? But I’m the rock she’s trying to get blood out of? No reason to go there publicly. I was asked that same question on my press tour for my skincare & protected “family” by saying all is good. I’ve kept my mouth shut for yrs to protect my parents & husband at the time. I’m done. My parents can’t be hurt anymore than they are now. So go ahead get all the attention you want for your show…while you’re at it call your parents. DONE.”
The poll question tonight was “whose side are you on? Kathy/Rosie or Teresa’s.” The viewers voted Kathy/Rosie with 53%.
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