First and foremost, it’s a relief to know that Dina Manzo and her husband David Cantin are safe and sound right now. This week, the story broke that Dina’s ex-husband Tommy Manzo reportedly hired a hitman, John Perna, from the Lucchese crime family, to attack David.
Allegedly, he didn’t even pay the guy. Instead, he reportedly gave him a heavily discounted wedding reception at the Brownstone, the catering hall that Tommy runs with his brother Albert Manzo, Caroline Manzo’s husband. For anyone who’s a little confused seeing the last name “Manzo” so many times in two paragraphs, here’s a little reminder on the back story: Dina and Caroline are sisters who got married to brothers.
It’s like a story straight out of The Sopranos. On Tuesday (June 30), Tommy Manzo — ex-husband of former Real Housewives of New Jersey star Dina Manzo — had been arrested for allegedly masterminding a hit job on her new husband David Cantin back in 2015.
One day after the federal indictment against Tommy became public, Caroline Manzo is breaking her silence on the sordid drama surrounding her sister and brother-in-law.
Dina Manzo was an integral part of making the early seasons of Real Housewives of New Jersey all about family. Along with family members Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita, Dina talked incessantly about the importance of family. Dina and Caroline are not only sisters, but they married brothers as well. The three ladies’ family ties became the essence of the show. That’s why it was so surprising when Dina chose to walk away from the show after Season 2. She also divorced her husband, Tommy Manzo. Soon after, Dina seemingly cut ties with the entire Manzo family.
Still, she seemed to be moving on peacefully until the shocking attack on Dina and her now-husband David Cantin in 2017. It was a horrifying crime that came out of nowhere. They were tied up and beaten. The official story was that it was a random violent robbery. It always seemed like a particularly vicious attack for a simple robbery. Now it seems that the truth behind the attack may be even uglier than it first appeared.
Did she, or didn’t she? Real Housewives of New Jersey fans are wondering if the extremely private (and always zen) Dina Manzo has already tied the knot. Did she have a secret ceremony with her fiancé, David Cantin? Dina, who left the show (for the second time) after Season 6, revealed the couple’s engagement in August 2018 to Jeff Lewis on Sirius XM’s Jeff Lewis Live.
During that same interview, the Real Housewives alum also revealed that she plans on keeping her wedding small. She even said that people would only learn about the nuptials after they had taken place. Dina also didn’t deny that the couple had already tied the knot. Not only that, but Jeff pointed out that the couple was sporting “really nice rings” during the interview. That sounds intriguing, doesn’t it?
Is it even Fall if you don’t pose for a photo in a pumpkin patch or an apple orchard? Your friends and family members are posting these
stereotypical traditional Autumn photos and so are your favorite reality TV stars.
Real Housewives of Orange County alum Meghan Edmonds took her three babies to the pumpkin patch with their cousins. Dallas Housewife Stephanie Hollman and her two sons looked for the biggest pumpkin in the patch.
Lisa Vanderpump, Tom Sandoval, Tom Schwartz, and their other partners just opened up their restaurant Tom Tom, so you know what that means: Instagram posts from all of the Vanderpump Rules cast members at Tom Tom.
Real Housewives of New York alum Jill Zarin even stopped by the new restaurant and took some photos, of course.
Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder visited Amanda Batula (and presumably the rest of the Summer House cast) in the Hamptons. New York Housewife Ramona Singer shared her own photos from her latest Hamptons weekend.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ladies (including the newest addition Denise Richards) went to Bahamas for a girl trip and took some photos showing off their bathing suits (and bodies), of course.
The Jersey Shore cast has been promoting Part 2 of Jersey Shore Family Vacation and taking photos together, of course.
Is it even Father’s Day, if it’s not documented on social media? Apparently not if you’re a reality TV star.
Jersey Shore stars Snooki and JWOWW shared photos of their husbands with their kids to celebrate the holiday.
Princess Love shared a photo of Ray J celebrating his first Father’s Day with their daughter.