Well I know what I’ll be doing tomorrow night! Bravo seems to be cashing in on everything Giudice now that the stars of Real Housewives of New Jersey are heading to the clink. I have to admit, I am still a bit of shock to think of Teresa Giudice serving actual time. Something tells me that Juicy Joe wasn’t surprised to hear his sentence. I feel like he’s been dodging the law for so long, it has to be a bit of relief to get to stop running.
Of course, the Giudices (and the network that introduced them to the world) want to proactively handle the insane publicity that is sure to intensify as we countdown to Tre’s lock-up. Andy Cohen is no dummy. He’s going to milk this for all it’s worth, and he’s already teasing the Giudices’ Monday appearance in the clubhouse on the heels of Teresa canceling her public appearances.
Yesterday Teresa Giudice was sentenced to 15 months in prison, while her husband Joe Giudice received a 41 month sentence for federal fraud charges of bankruptcy fraud, mail fraud, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The Judge decided to give the couple staggered sentences allowing one of them to always be at home with their 4 daughters.
Teresa will begin serving her sentence first, on January 5th, 2015, so she will be able to spend the holidays with her daughters. Teresa and Joe owe $414,588 in restitution as a couple and each face two-years of supervised release following prison.
Joe Giudice was just sentenced to 41 months in prison and two years of supervised release. Stay tuned.
Joe and Teresa are receiving their sentences right now and we’ll be updating as the details and news trickles in.
Joe also has to pay more than $400,000 in restitution. Stand by for Teresa’s. Early reports saying they won’t serve at the same time so they can care for the girls. So, my guess is Joe will serve first unless Teresa’s winds up being a short one and she wants to get it over with. We’ll see in a few minutes!
Teresa’s sentencing is going to continue in about 25 minutes.
No sentence yet, but Judge Salas is not happy withJoe and Teresa Giudice for not disclosing everything they should have on financial documents and for turning them in MONTHS late.
According to NewJersey.com the Federal judge is ticked that the Real Housewives of New Jersey couple left several “glaring omissions” on their financial disclosure forms, including recreational vehicles, home furnishings, cars, construction equipment and seven other items. Apparently they were also supposed to have filed these documents in MARCH, but first did it in AUGUST. That is why their hearing was delayed! “I had to put the sentencing off because the financial disclosure wasn’t in,” Salas said.
Happy Sentencing Day! Before receiving their federal fraud sentence, Teresa Giudice and Joe Giudice settled their bankruptcy – finally. But unfortunately the news is not good, the judge denied the bankruptcy discharge which mean the case is closed now, and it’s as if the couple never filed for for bankruptcy at all and must repay their debts the old-fashioned way!
All we can do is sit and wait for the official word on Joe and Teresa Giudice’ssentencing hearing this morning. The Real Housewives of New Jersey couple just arrived to the Federal Courthouse in New Jersey and we have the first photos of them making their way to the building. Teresa and Joe both look stoic. Teresa chose a simple black suit and a soft pink blouse.
I have to admit that all along I’ve been feeling like Teresa would get off with house arrest, but suddenly this morning I feel like she might have to serve some significant time.
We’ll keep you posted this morning on any news and developments!
In light of the situation, and everyone trying to get a bite of the action, there are a TON of ridiculous rumors out there about the Real Housewives Of New Jersey stars’ futures. Personally I think they should just volunteer to be on the first human Mars colony in lieu of jail time.
Below we break down all the silliest stories we’ve heard. And guess what – in almost every single one of them Teresa is getting divorced!
CLICK THE CONTINUE READING BUTTON FOR THE RUMOR ROUNDUP!
Joe and Teresa Giudice are due for sentencing in Federal Court in New Jersey tomorrow, October 2nd. So far the sentencing is happening as scheduled, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be any last minute delays. Stranger things have happened. But, while we all wait for the Real Housewives of New Jersey stars’ fate, lets make our best guesses about how things might go down tomorrow.
We’ve drawn up several polls for you to cast your vote on everything from how much prison time (if any) to whether Teresa will continue with reality TV after it’s all over.