2014 was a year for law breaking, court cases, tax issues, and bankruptcies from our favorite reality TV stars.
Below, we’ll update you on who owes what, whose divorce is a mess, who is suing, who is being sued, and who’s going to prison! In addition to adding several new cases to the rosters of law-dabbling reality stars, some stars continued to battle existing cases – such as Jacqueline Laurita‘s and Sonja Morgan‘s bankruptcies.
Meanwhile other stars finally resolved long-standing issues. Undoubtedly the biggest legal drama of the year was Teresa Giudice finally facing a judge and being sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to 4 counts of fraud, which all began way back in 2009 when the Real Housewives Of New Jersey star filed for bankruptcy for an incredible $13 million dollars of debt!
Our favorite reality TV stars cannot get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to social media to share even more of their daily lives with us. And we love them for it! Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite family holiday photos. Enjoy!
Despite having just a few days to go until she has to turn herself in to serve a fifteen month prison sentence, Teresa was all smiles as she cheered on her daughter and her fellow group members, Cristianna and Alexa.
Also making a debut last night was Juicy’s new beard! I’m weirdly digging it! Take our poll below to tell us if you love it or hate it. See all the photos below!
While Teresa is trying to make the holidays as normal as possible, she’s worried about Joe managing everything in her absence. Rumors of divorce have swirled, but a source says Teresa and Joe’s marriage is fine, they are just trying to juggle the stressful situations they’re currently dealing with – mainly Teresa’s worries that Joe won’t be able to fulfill the full-time parenting role.
UPDATE: This has been confirmed as a FALSE REPORT. Vicky Hyman of NJ.com writes, “Matt Reilly, the U.S. Attorney’s Office spokesman, says his office is continuing to work with the couple to schedule repayment, and has not ordered any such seizure. ‘Anyone went over there under official capacity, it would be under us.'”
The denials continue to pour in regarding an alleged raid on the home of Teresaand Joe Giudice. See the links below. The Sheriff’s office, the US Attorney’s office, Teresa’s lawyer, Joe’s lawyer and more have all firmly stated that no such occurrence took place and say the stories are 100% fabricated.
However Teresa isn’t the only person suffering – Real Housewives Of New Jersey is reportedly in peril and has no idea if they should continue the show or delay until Teresa is released. Teresa is expected to serve about 13 months of her 15 month sentence pending good behavior, which would put her release date in January 2016.
Teresa recently told Andy Cohen she won’t return to RHONJ, and seemed to be hinting for a post-prison spinoff to coincide with the tell-all she plans to write behind bars. Reports already state that Bravo has been filming Teresa as she prepares for prison and they plan to continue filming Joe Giudice and the girls while Teresa is “away.”
Our favorite reality TV stars cannot get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to social media to share even more of their daily lives with us. And we love them for it. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite photos from this week. Enjoy.
When you want to get the dirt on the Housewives, it’s always best to go straight to the source. The King of Bravo Andy Cohen recently opened up about his most difficult interview and some casting drama surrounding Real Housewives of New York. As y’all know–and as Elton John would say–the bitch is back!
Okay, so I personally don’t think Bethenny Frankel is as awful as many viewers do…I just think it’s annoying when she pretends to eat fattening food and then models her four-year-old’s clothing. Of course, that’s neither here nor there, but Bethenny’s return is sure ruffle some feathers. Andy admits that he’s right in the thick of it as well.