Danielle Staub

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY -- Season:8 -- Pictured: Siggy Flicker -- (Photo by: Rodolfo Martinez/Bravo)

Based on the trailer, Season 8 of Real Housewives of New Jersey is going to be exactly what this show needs to get back on track. After that Season 6 casting misfire with the twins and Amber Marchese and a Season 7 that centered around the demise of Teresa Giudice and Jacqueline Laurita’s friendship, Season 8 appears to be the exactly what the fandom needs.

Siggy Flicker is back, but she is not the peacemaker from last year. She has a lot to address this season. From her friendship with the always controversial Kim D to her issues with the new Housewife Margaret Josephs, it looks like she will be in the thick of the drama this season. And then there’s the part of the trailer (which I can’t stop watching) where she tells Danielle Staub “you’re f-cked up” immediately after Danielle says “that’s f-cked up.” It looks like Jersey is going to be off the rails this year and Siggy teases about the “epic season” that is just a month away.

Kate Chastain and Nico Scholly

After what felt like the longest break ever, Watch What Happens Live is back with new episodes. It’s perfect timing with the Below Deck Season 5 premiere, so it was fitting that Kate Chastain and Nico Scholly were Andy Cohen’s guests. They are the only returning crew members from last season.

Kate, Nico, and Andy discussed the Below Deck episode and even shared their commentary on some of the Below Deck Mediterranean drama that went down during its last season. Plus, two Real Housewives rang the door bell for some surprise appearances.

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY -- Season:8 -- Pictured: (l-r) Margaret Josephs, Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania, Siggy Flicker -- (Photo by: Rodolfo Martinez/Bravo)

We finally have the date we’ve all been waiting for! The Real Housewives of New Jersey premieres in less than two months! The eighth season will kick off on Wednesday, October 4th on Bravo.

Teresa Giudice is the only original New Jersey Housewife returning full time this season, along with sister-in-law Melissa Gorga and last season’s newbies Dolores Catania and Siggy Flicker. The show will add in just one new housewife this year: Margaret Josephs. Danielle Staub will be returning, as well, but apparently not as a full time cast member.

Danielle Staub Celebrates Birthday With Surprise Party & RHONJ Cast

Danielle Staub turned 55 this week and celebrated with family, plus a surprise birthday party thrown by her 20th fiancé Marty Caffey, which was also attended by some of her Real Housewives Of New Jersey castmates.

I’m guessing this means RHONJ is still filming as Danielle’s new BFF Teresa Giudice was there, along with new Housewife Margaret Josephs and rumored possible castmate Alisa Maria Fronzaglia, who is a friend of Teresa’s and has been filming intermittently with the ladies for a while – for years actually. We’ll see if she actually makes the cut this year! 

Reality TV Stars Instagram Roundup

A new roundup of reality TV stars social media pics to kick off your weekend!

Above: Vanderpump Rules star Jax Taylor celebrated his birthday this week. Tom Schwartz shared, “You may of thought male romper’s 15 minutes were up.. and you may have been right. But tonight, tonight they have been resuscitated. @mrjaxtaylor has given them new life thanks to @tomsandoval1’s gift. Happy 183-145 birthday ahole!”

Below you will find pictures of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice enjoying the summer at the shore, Farrah Abraham filming Single AF in Paris, Real Housewives of New York star Dorinda Medley indulging in McDonald’s, Southern Charm‘s Cameran Eubanks showing off her belly bump, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna taking yet another bikini selfie, and more.

EAST HANOVER, NJ - MAY 18: Teresa Giudice attends the Gorga's Homemade Pasta & Pizza Grand Opening on May 18, 2017 in East Hanover, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)

 

There are very few things that I love more than a Real Housewives crossover. There is just something about Housewives from different cities hanging out in real life that just blows my mind and warms my heart. Case in point: Teresa Giudice, Brandi Glanville, and Kenya Moore are all acting on the Vagina Monologues together.

Wait. What? I would give anything to see these three doing a dramatic reading. If only this was happening in a city near me. New Jersey meets Beverly Hills meets Atlanta plus all of that ongoing tension with Brandi and Kenya. Apparently Teresa had no idea about the issues between Brandi and Kenya, but now she’s determined to end the feud. Good luck with that one.

Melissa & Joe Gorga Attend #RHONJ Disco Party

Last night the Real Housewives Of New Jersey had a disco party and overdosed on glitter, sparkles, and tacky. You know, like their usual Sunday brunches! (I kid). 

Melissa Gorga, Teresa Giudice, Danielle Staub, Siggy Flicker, and Dolores Catania came together to celebrate newcomer Margaret Josephs‘ birthday.

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I will never forget Teresa Giudice yelling about Danielle Staub being engaged nineteen times during the first season finale of Real Housewives of New Jersey. After all, it did lead to that iconic table flip. Now, Danielle is engaged for the twentieth time (at least according to Teresa’s count).

Danielle’s boyfriend Marty Caffrey reportedly popped the question over the weekend! I’m feeling like the engagement will make into her story line on the upcoming RHONJ season since the show is currently filming!

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