The Real Housewives of New Jersey viewers became very accustomed to a very stoic Teresa Giudice smiling her way through her problems over the years. This season, the fans have seen a more raw side of the OG cast member after the loss of her mother Antonia Gorga. If you didn’t tear up watching the Season 8 premiere, props to you because I could not handle all of the emotion from the Giudice/Gorga family during that opening segment.
Aside from being very open about the loss of her mother, Teresa has actually voiced her anger with currently imprisoned husband Joe Giudice. This is a far cry from the woman who refused to admit her home was in foreclosure, say the words “jail” or “prison,” and loved bragging about how much she was into her “Juicy Joe” even in the midst of very public legal issues.
On Melissa Gorga and Teresa Giudice spatting over the restaurant, Danielle said “I think it’s just family banter, to be honest with you. I think they’re comfortable with each other and I think they’re willing to say whatever it is that’s on their minds and that’s a good thing. And I wouldn’t want to be a waitress either!”
It’s official: Siggy Flicker’s sanity has left the building. It remains to be seen whether this circumstance will solidify her spot on The Real Housewives Of New Jersey long term (because, hey, we like our housewives messy!) or will get her booted off with nary a ruined cake as a parting gift. Until then, it’s all aboard the crazy train for us! Good thing we’re used to these kinds of barf-inducing rides. Dolores Catania also comes unhinged this week when Danielle Staub accuses her of trash-talking Teresa Giuidice behind her back. Thus the newest Housewives catchphrase – which I fully intend to use on someone special in the near future – is born: Welcome Back, Scumbag! It’s truly a greeting for every occasion.
We begin at Teresa’s house, where she’s making pork chops with her father while the kids tear the house apart. So, a standard day at the Giudice home. With Joe Giudice in prison, Teresa is essentially a single mom, but at least she has her father moved in to comfort her. The family is still reeling from the loss of Tre’s mom, though, in addition to Joe being locked up.
The reality stars have been out and about a lot over the past few days already! We have an all new reality star sighting roundup for you tonight! Above: former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Brandi Glanville attended the 12th Annual Denim, Diamonds And Stars at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village.
Now Danielle is back (thank god) and Teresa is a big part of that. Danielle even described their friendship as “perfect” in recent interviews. Again, that is something that no one ever thought would happen.
Even though Real Housewives of New Jersey has been The Teresa Giudice Show for a long time, the real show this season has been all about the animosity between Siggy Flicker and Margaret Josephs. Even though they clearly cannot stand each other, they have to be somewhat grateful to be at the center of the season. Or at least that’s what I imagine. All publicity is good publicity- right? I feel like their girl Joan Rivers would agree with that sentiment.
The Siggy and Marge Show continued after the last RHONJepisode during Siggy’s Watch What Happens Liveappearance. Even though Margaret hasn’t been in the clubhouse, Andy Cohen and the viewers pushed Siggy to dish all about the new girl so it really felt like she was there.
It seems we must face facts this season on The Real Housewives Of New Jersey: Siggy Flicker has decided this is her “moment” and she’s making sure everyone knows it, especially Margaret Josephs. But Margaret isn’t one to back off when Siggy huffs and puffs that she’ll pull her pigtails out! No, no, no. She came to PLAY, and I’m loving her for it. Margaret also shows us a peek into her wacky world of Claire’s Boutique inventory when she throws a launch party for her bag line, which Siggy and Dolores Catania refuse to attend. Call Siggy’s crab cakes salty, will they? Hmmph! She’ll be eating them alone from now on, then. In pigtails!
Last night began with the ladies at home after a drama-filled Boca vaycay. Melissa Gorga’s birthday cake was not able to make the trip home because – just in case anyone in the tri-state area hasn’t heard yet – Teresa Giudice threw that sh*t on the ground. (R.I.P. $1K cake!) Siggy is, by the way, still not over it – not by a long shot. The town of Boca Raton is very much over Siggy, though, I’d imagine.