Melissa Gorga

Teresa Giudice’s Father Giacinto Gorga Is In The Hospital

It has been another tough year for the Giudice/Gorga family. Now Teresa Giudice and Joe Gorga’s father Giacinto Gorga is in the hospital.

This is sad news for the family and fans of Real Housewives of New Jersey who have adored Giacinto throughout his years of appearances.

The Real Housewives Of New Jersey Recap: Walking On Broken Glass

She’s managed to behave herself for long enough – now it’s time for Teresa Giudice to start breaking sh*t in restaurants again! This week on The Real Housewives Of New Jersey, Tre goes bananas when she hears Kim DePaola is spreading rumors about her rumored side piece. But her real issue is with Dolores Catania, who she claims didn’t defend her against the three-headed snake that is Kim D. While Siggy Flicker and Melissa Gorga come to a better place after a “healing” exercise about cake -(yesss! please let this be the frigging cake’s final gasp!) – Danielle Staub silently plans her next move against Dolores. As for Margaret Josephs? Well, she just continues to be kind of awesome.

We begin at Siggy’s hellish retreat, where she’s mimicking Margaret in a far inferior sketch than Marge just pulled off. No one is impressed. Furthermore, no one understands how this lame game is supposed to bring them closer together. Essentially, it’s like we’ve all died and gone to corporate retreat team building hell. But anyway, here we are. At least Siggy and Margaret get over the exercise fairly quickly, returning amicably to their spot on the wall of shame. But not so fast for Siggy! Get back in the ring, woman!

Joe And Melissa Gorga Vacation With Their Family In Mexico- PHOTOS

Anyone who had one too many awkward conversations with relatives on Thanksgiving needs to take a cue from the Gorga family and just get away from it all. Melissa Gorga, her husband Joe Gorga, their three kids, and Joe’s father Giacinto Gorga all spent the holiday together at a resort in Mexico. That sounds like the ideal Thanksgiving to me: no cooking, no cleaning, no nonsense.

They lounged in the sun, coordinated outfits, fished on a boat, and it looks like they had a way more relaxing Thanksgiving than I’ve ever had in my whole life. Thanksgiving on the beach definitely seems like the ideal way to celebrate the holiday.

Check out the photos of Melissa, Joe, and the rest of the family,  enjoying their vacation in Mexico. And just in case anyone was wondering where Melissa’s vacation outfits are from- rest assured, there are  a lot of tags and shout outs for Melissa’s store Envy, which is shocking to no one.

Shannon Beador Celebrates Thanksgiving

Hopefully you’ve all recovered from your turkey comas to get back onto the internet to see how all our reality star families celebrated Thanksgiving.

Above, Shannon Beador celebrated Thanksgiving without David. “Blessed with my amazing family! #3beautifuldaughters #sweetestdogever #grandmapatishere,” the Real Housewives Of Orange County star shared. “Hope that everyone has had a Happy Thanksgiving! Love having my mom in town! And a huge thank you for the very kind comments this week!”

Below you’ll find photos of Melissa Gorga on vacation in paradise, Vicki Gunvalson‘s amazing table, Tiny Harris thankful for a private jet, Jenelle Evans enjoying the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in NYC, and NeNe Leakes giving back with Marlo Hampton!

Instagram Roundup

There is just so much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. Obviously, health and happiness are high up on the list, but somewhere after the main priorities in life, the dedicated TV viewers are thankful for their favorite reality stars. Aside from spending time with family and devouring delicious foods, there’s no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than by enjoying some reality star photos in the latest edition of Instagram Roundup. It’s also a lot better than indulging in awkward or boring conversation with your least favorite relatives.

There were just so many random (and juicy) things going on this week! Real Housewives of New Jersey pot stirrer Kim D was hanging out with former cast members Jacqueline Laurita and Amber Marchese to talk shit about Teresa at a friend’s baby shower. Love & Hip Hop star Joseline Hernandez shared a photo with her and Cynthia Bailey’s ex husband Peter Thomas. Vanderpump Rules star Lala Kent shared a selfie from church (yes, you read that correctly) and she even made it to Kathy Wakile’s pizza restaurant in New Jersey- if that is not the most random pairing in the world, then I don’t know what is. Oh wait, yes I do: Whitney Sudler-Smith at a baby shower with Reese Witherspoon. I have so many questions about that one.

Check out the most interesting photos from the last week in the gallery below!

Margaret Josephs Thinks Danielle Staub Should Have Been A Full Time Housewife & Was Scared To Meet Kim D

There is no doubt that Margaret Josephs is a major factor on Real Housewives of New Jersey and it’s only her first season. She’s been feuding with Siggy Flicker since episode 1, her mother Marge Sr. is hysterical, and she even has a signature hairstyle. Meanwhile, some other cast members aren’t doing much aside from plugging their own businesses.

Love her or hate her, Margaret is definitely keeping things interesting on RHONJ. She is not at all shy when it comes to sharing her opinion.

Danielle Staub Addresses Dolores Catania’s Drug Accusations, Siggy Flicker’s Hormone Pellets, & Love For Margaret Josephs

Like carbon monoxide, Danielle Staub is the silent killer of this season’s Real Housewives Of New Jersey. She might not be a full time Housewife, and she might not be screaming in anyone’s face (yet), but she is certainly here to play. In her blog, Danielle addresses each of her cast mates, sharing her reaction to their behavior thus far on the series, and specifically who might be lying – cough, cough, Dolores Catania.

First, Danielle praises Teresa Giudice’s connection with her family, especially with her dad in the wake of his mourning. “It’s sweet seeing the connection you and your dad have. You are so good with him, Teresa. Honestly, it’s heartbreaking to hear his pain. Although you are heartbroken as well, you remain so empathetic to your dad while going through your own emotions. I personally think you’re doing an amazing job!”

Melissa Gorga Denies Meeting With Danielle Staub Before Filming; Says Siggy Flicker Is Different Than She Was Last Year

In comparison to seasons past, this season of Real Housewives of New Jersey has been a breeze for Melissa Gorga. She has just enough drama to get screen time, but she’s really not in the thick of it. Plus she gets to promote her store Envy at every possible second. She really is in the best spot out of all the Jersey ladies at this point.

This is a stark contrast from the woman who joined the show in the middle of a feud with Teresa Giudice after Danielle Staub infamously brought up the family drama during the Season 2 reunion. Apparently Danielle and Melissa were talking about their (former) shared enemy years ago, but apparently they only met this season.