Following the disgraceful Real Housewives of New Jersey brawl that took place during filming for season five, local business owners are complaining that RHONJ not only destroyed their facilities but may be harming their reputation!
"Yes, a fight broke out, but we're not happy about it," Jenntold the Ridgewood Patch, adding that other local business owners were also unhappy about the latest embarrassment to have occurred while filming for the show. Following incidents in previous years the show has been banned from other local establishments.
All the nonsense allegedly started when Johnny and his wife Penny Drossos-Karagiorgis (possibly conspiring with Teresa Giudice and Kim according Melissa to some sources) threatened to bring Melissa Gorga's ex-boyfriend to the salon. Then Johnny allegedly made comments about Jacqueline's son Nicholas. In a new interview Johnny denies all involvement – and he blames producers for setting him up!
“I was ambushed and attacked,” Johnnytold NorthJersey.com. As a result of the brawl Johnny suffered a broken nose, bruises, lumps and head trauma. He also says he was hit in the head and still has “a mark on my forehead from a stiletto heel.” Our source,Tom Murro, tells us Jaquelineyanked off her shoes during the brawl and was slapping Johnny in the head (with her hand)!
Our favorite reality TV stars can’t get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to Twitter 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 the Twitterverse this week! Enjoy!
Above: Michael Strahan tweeted, "Thank u for coming on @KellyandMichael and showing us your moves Lisa Vanderpump. Good luck the rest of the season!!"
Johnny reportedly made fun of Jacqueline's autistic son Nicholas (a charge he vehemently denies on twitter) which led to the incident. Witnesses tell the NJ Patch that the fight was very nasty.
"It was a huge brawl. Three of Kim D's clothes racks were destroyed and three of our custom sinks were broken," salon owner Jennifer Dunn confirms. "There was blood on the walls." Jennifer also reveals that one of the men threw a sink during the incident. Undaunted Bravo cameras continued rolling the entire time!
As if you don't already know these ladies better than some of your family members, Bravo always likes to update the women's bios with all things bright and happy. There is nary a mention of Posche fashion shows or strippers or a cousin Rosie meltdown. You've got to love Bravo's positive spin! In anticipation of the new season, let's re-introduce ourselves to the Jersey girls, shall we?
Joe Giudice has the utmost faith in our legal system! The controversial "businessman" and husband of Real Housewives of New Jersey'sTeresa Giudicehasn't always had the best luck with the law, and the couple has been riddled with rumors of Joe's cheating and major discord in their marriage. While the pair has faced all of the gossip with fake smiles and denials, no one can dispute that Joe's record is anything but squeaky clean.
Throughout the past seasons of RHONJ, Joe's mouth has gotten him in all sorts of trouble, although his actions have also landed him in hot water. He's been battling legal woes stemming from an identity theft case in which Joe allegedly falsely obtained a driver's license in his brother's name since his own license had been revoked. Joe's court issues have been ongoing (the man loves rejecting a plea deal!), and it appears that there isn't an end in sight thanks to Joe's ego professed innocence. Juicy!