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.
There’s just something so special about Real Housewives from different shows coming together no matter what the reason is. Whether it’s a joint appearance on Watch What Happens Live, an Instagram photo together, or some other event, it’s just always fun to see Real Housewives interacting.
Recently, Melissa Gorga, Sonja Morgan, and Porsha Williams collaborated on a song about something they know well: gettting work done. They even filmed a music video for the track, which included funny appearances from Dorinda Medley and Tamra Judge.
It seems that Real Housewives of New Jersey’s alum Jacqueline Laurita and her husband, Chris Laurita, are continuing to experience financial difficulties. Fans haven’t heard very much about their financial issues lately, but Jacqueline has been quick to weigh in on everything else RHONJ.
Jacqueline told the world that the franchise needs “OG” Caroline Manzo back, and that Caroline is the bona-fide “queen of that show.” Jacqueline also criticized former bestie, and current straight-up enemy, Teresa Giudice’s plans to ditch her husband Joe Giudice if he is deported to Italy.
In more serious developments, Teresa revealed at the reunion that if her husband, Joe Giudice, is deported to Italy, that they will divorce. Joe finished serving his prison sentence and was transferred to ICE custody on March 14, 2019. He is waiting to hear the results of his appeal. And Teresa has been spending some quality time with a much-younger man, and possible boyfriend, Blake Schreck. Teresa denies that they are dating. Apparently, they just enjoy holding hands in public.
Real Housewives of New Jersey fans, and some former co-stars, are still buzzing about Teresa Giudice’s decision to
ditch split with husband Joe Giudice if he is, in fact, deported to Italy. Juicy Joe is finishing his 41-month sentence for federal fraud charges. He is due to be released in March of 2019. He moved to the United States when he was one-year-old, but never became a US citizen. Juicy Joe’s destination hasn’t been decided yet because he is awaiting the results of the appeal that he filed in November of 2018.
Teresa confirmed on the Season 9 reunion that she and Juicy would be parting ways if he is deported. She also assured everyone that she has been a faithful wife. Even so, Teresa has been spotted out and about with a much younger man, New Jersey realtor Blake Schreck. Perhaps Teresa and Blake were discussing some real estate opportunities? RHONJ fans knew that alum Jacqueline Laurita would, of course, weigh in on the Giudice situation.
As another year approaches, it is time to reflect upon the past, and dream about the future. As a reality television
fanatic fan, my thoughts turn to which Housewives need to grace our television screens once again. Are you listening, Bravo?
Each Real Housewives franchise has seasons that are amazing and others that are
boring less exciting. Often, the key is having the right number of newbies and franchise favorites. But what really makes sparks fly is when a Housewife returns to a show, resuming prior relationships and interacting with newer castmates. Here is my dream team of who needs to be, and deserves to be, a Housewife again.
The O Come OG Faithful episode of Watch What Happens Live was everything that I wanted and more. Andy Cohen gathered OG Real Housewives Vicki Gunvalson, Ramona Singer, NeNe Leakes, Teresa Giudice, and Kyle Richards for a special holiday celebration.
Before he provoked them to spill some tea and throw some shade, Andy announced, “Just so you know, Luann [de Lesseps] is doing her cabaret show tonight. Lisa Vanderpump is opening a restaurant in Las Vegas and she’s there prepping. Bethenny [Frankel] is under the weather.” To be fair, Bethenny almost died when she was hospitalized with an allergic reaction. To say that she was “under the weather” is an understatement.