For years, Real Housewives of New Jersey viewers have been invested in the Manzo/Laurita family members. We met Dina Manzo and Caroline Manzo during the show’s very first episode. They are sisters who were married to the Manzo brothers. Dina has since divorced and re-married.
Jacqueline Laurita was another OG RHONJ cast member. She is married to Caroline and Dina’s brother Chris Laurita. Dina and Caroline have been infamously estranged for years, but it’s unclear if they had been in contact recently because of a family tragedy. Chris, Dina, and Caroline’s father Joseph Laurita has passed away.
The dramatic Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion has reached its conclusion. This episode is all eyes on Danielle Staub. Her final act as a cast member of this show is coming. It’s sure to be a fiery ending to her run. Also, what will happen with Teresa Giudice and Margaret Josephs‘ friendship? That hair pull might have ruined everything between them forever. I don’t really see how Marge and Tre move forward after that.
Jennifer Aydin has been stealing the show at this reunion, but the other women are sick of it. Melissa Gorga & Jackie Goldschneider are likely hoping Jennifer stays quiet during this final part. Good luck with THAT. She was entertaining, but it started to border on obnoxious. Just. Let. Someone. Else. Speak. PLEASEEEEEE. Can someone convince Dolores Catania to go full Patterson Dolo on her?
Veteran Real Housewives of New Jersey viewers will never forget the big fuss Danielle Staub made when Jacqueline Laurita’s (then-teenage) daughter Ashlee Malleo yanked on her extensions at the country club.
It’s especially relevant nowadays since the episode just aired when Danielle channeled Ashlee by pulling on Margaret Josephs‘ ponytail. Danielle upped the ante though. She also poured the contents of Margaret’s purse into a lit candle. So, of course, this new content has led to more shit talking between Danielle, Jacqueline, and Ashlee. Gotta love that cling for relevance. Nevertheless, Danielle allegedly took things too far. Yet again. Color me shocked.
Real Housewives of Orange County’s Kelly Dodd is joining a long list of other Bravolebrities who have tax problems. The problem is they aren’t paying their taxes. Has Teresa Giudice taught her nothing?
I wonder who is the most hated? The IRS or Vicki Gunvalson? Either way both are on a mission to get what they want from Kelly. Vicki wants relevancy. The IRS wants their money. However, Vicki and Kelly just made up, but will it last?
It’s no secret that there is no love lost between Real Housewives of New Jersey co-stars Margaret Josephs and Danielle Staub. After dealing with Danielle’s bridezilla tantrums last season, Margaret decided that she had enough.
At a legendary dinner in Cabo, Margaret tossed a glass of wine at Danielle after Danielle brought up Margaret’s stepchildren. Then chaos erupted at the table with glass and insults flying. Thankfully, the table appeared to be bolted down, and flip-proof. (I’m looking at you Teresa Giudice!) During the RHONJ Season 9 finale, when Danielle’s then-husband Marty Caffrey insulted Margaret, Margaret and her husband Joe Benigno, “helped” Marty take a refreshing swim in Jennifer Aydin’s pool.
When I think about Jacqueline Laurita’s daughter Ashlee Holmes, a few things come to mind. First off, I get secondhand embarrassment for how she mistreated her mother back in her teenage years. Nevertheless, it seems like she’s grown up a great deal. Or at least I hope so. Then, I think about her changing her name from “Ashley” to “Ashlee,” wondering if that was inspired by Ashlee Simpson.
But, the standout memory was that Season 2 country club brawl on Real Housewives of New Jersey. Teresa Giudice famously told Danielle Staub not to call her “honey.” Jacqueline screamed about reading Danielle’s court records. And, it all came to climax when Ashlee pulled on Danielle’s extensions. Danielle moved forward with legal action. She even claimed that Ashlee typing the word ” bye” on Facebook was a threat. Danielle actually brought a mannequin head with extension to the RHONJ Season 2 reunion to reenact the incident. Now, Jacqueline is drawing some parallels between that iconic hair-pulling incident and the Season 10 scene when Danielle appears to do the same thing to Margaret Josephs.
It took Melissa Gorga a few years to admit to her
four nose jobs nose job, even though Real Housewives of New Jersey viewers definitely noticed. She only copped to the cosmetic enhancement when RHONJ OG Jacqueline Laurita screamed at her during the Season 7 cast trip in Vermont.
Jacqueline said that she got her nose done four times, but Melissa
only admitted to one said she went under the knife once. Oh, how times have changed. Recently, Melissa, Porsha Williams, and Sonja Morgan collaborating on a song and music video dedicated to plastic surgery. Now, Melissa is considering another cosmetic procedure.