Teresa Giudice

Andy Cohen Says Teresa Giudice Deserves A Second Chance; See Teresa And Andy Reunite Tonight On Watch What Happens Live

Teresa Giudice is making the press rounds today to promote her new memoir, Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again, and is planning to reunite with her boss, Andy Cohen, on Watch What Happens Live tonight.

Andy talked about their reunion on his Sirius XM radio show yesterday morning.

It’s old news now, but Andy announced the return of the Real Housewives of New Jersey, with Teresa, Melissa Gorga, and Jacqueline Laurita returning as full-time housewives. “There’s been a lot of questions about will Teresa be a housewife. Yes, she will. She’s back. We’re not shooting a special kinda like Teresa Checks In. We are shooting Real Housewives of New Jersey. It is officially in production and you will see it later this year on Bravo,” he added. “We were shooting when Teresa left Danbury, when she got home, we’ve been shooting for the last few months.” Any new housewives will be announced later.


“The last time I saw her on television was at the Jersey reunion, which was like a year and a half ago,” shared Andy. “The last time I saw her in person, we had a little top-secret lunch about ten days before she went to prison. I went out to New Jersey and we had a very late lunch. I haven’t seen Teresa in person since that day. It was very emotional saying goodbye to her.”

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Andy has decided to share his reunion with Teresa with tonight’s Watch What Happens Live viewers, “I was emailing with my producers yesterday and I said, ‘You know what? I think I want to see her tomorrow night for the first time live on the air.’ I think I will not say hi to her before the show. I want to bring her out and just see her and have that real moment play out.”

Part one of Teresa‘s interview airs tonight at 11/10c. “It’s really just going to be a conversation between the two of us,” said Andy. “It will be live.” Part two – the questions from viewers – will air tomorrow at 9:30/8:30c.

Andy did not hesitate to defend his beloved Teresa against naysayers, “Say what you want about Teresa and what she has done, what I say is, she paid her time. Some would argue that she got way more time than she might have gotten had it not been such a high profile case.”

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“She went to jail for 11 months. She served her time. She was by all accounts a good prisoner. She gave up everything,” lamented Andy. “The woman has served her time and she is paying back her debt to society and the government and I think that like everyone Teresa deserves a second chance.”


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