Jennifer shares RHONJ sought her out after people in her neighborhood suggested her for the show. She met with them a few times but then found out she was pregnant. Jennifer says things weren't good in her marriage at the time, so she told the NJ people she was no longer interested. Shortly after that they reached out and offered her an episode of Pregnant in Heels.
On the Melissa Gorgahouse showing disaster on the second episode: "I actually brought two clients and my assistant who showed the other client the house while I took Misa around". Jennifer laughs and says she can't believe Melissa even let them film in that room. "If you knew the sink was broken and you knew the water wasn't working and knew there was no shower curtain or glass for the shower, why in the hell would you even allow it?"
In her first installment, Kim talks about her friendships with both Teresa Giudice and Jacqueline Laurita, and of course hints at some major upcoming drama. Yay!
"At the beginning of last year my mother was diagnosed very suddenly with lung cancer. It was one of the hardest times in my life I have ever had to go through. Both Teresa and Jacqueline were there for me every step of the way during that horrible period," Kim begins.
Was everyone watching the same Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion I was last season? You remember the one where Melissa Gorga tearfully dabbed at her eyes with a sequined sleeve and told Andy Cohen they were selling their Montville mansion so her daughter wouldn't be bullied at school by Teresa Giudice's wayward band of hoodlum children?
Just checking because apparently now that's not the case. Apparently now Melissa and Joe Gorga are moving to avoid rush hour traffic or something and because they bought some oceanfront property in Arizona to lovingly construct their next zillion-dollar, impeccably finished mansion. Joe – little tip: this time skip the plastic sinks. Teresa's in debt maybe she can sell you some of her marble vanities.
On last night's episode of Real Housewives of New Jersey the Gorgadice battle continued, although the small beginnings of a peace treaty seemed to have been forged. Maybe…
Things begin in Casa de Giudice. Teresa Giudice is cooking while wrangling four screaming girls. Apparently there is some confustion (Teresa tawk) about who is actually the mama because while Milania is playing on the stove terrorizing some peppers, Gia is lecturing her about safety. Teresa meanwhile is flitting around in full hair and makeup yelling, "O.M.G!"
Teresa says she always reminds her girls to stick together and not end up married to men their siblings hate. Then she gives them a lecture on table manners. 1) Like, don't scream 'prostitution whore' unless the person really is a prostitution whore and has been engaged like 19 times! Like O.M.G!
Well, a very reliable source just confirmed EXCLUSIVELY to Reality Tea that the recently reported RHONJ salaries are not true! In fact – they're totally off base.
"All 5 RHONJ cast members, Teresa, Melissa, Caroline, Jacqueline and Kathy made the same amount this season – $600k. That wasn't always the case but for season 5 they are all on the same salary," our source shares.
Caroline Manzo has promised a more peaceful season of Real Housewives of New Jersey. She's also promised the ladies are working to mend fences and self-reflect over the last two seasons where famewhoring and petty drama got the best of them. I certainly hope I never again have to watch a reunion like the last two!
Apparently the cast that brawls together, stays together because Caroline says her friendship with Teresa Giudice is currently a work in progress, but they're working on it!
“I’m thrilledMelissa [Gorga] and Teresa are talking, that they’re trying to work things out, that’s the way things should be," Caroline tells Naughty But Nice Rob. "Between Teresa and myself it remains to be seen. There’s been a lot of self-reflection, a lot of conversation trying to mend a lot of broken bridges. I can’t tell you how the story’s going to end because I don’t know.”
Yesterday there were quite a few reports that with Melissa and Poison Gorga attending Teresa Giudice's Milania Hair Care launch, the families were burying the hatchet and finally getting along.
Imagine – a Real Housewives of New Jersey filled with peace, love, and siblings that speak to each other. No one would watch, right? Well before anyone jumps the gun and assumes that all is tranquil, Poison is setting the record straight.
And OF COURSE everyone still hates each other. Le sigh. “It’s a dirty situation right now,” Poisontells RumorFix.
Despite Melissa and Teresa both agreeing to film another season together (possibly their last as Teresa continues to make moves towards her own show) in the hopes of rebuilding their relationship, Joe says “they are not in a good place.”