05:02 PM EDT 11/19/2013
Originally posted 09/22/2012 04:00PM
It wouldn't be a Posche fashion show without the drama, and in the season finale of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, there's plenty of name-calling, finger-pointing and bleeping to go around.
After last week's episode, during which a man appeared claiming to have employed Melissa Gorga as a stripper, everyone is all riled up. Was Teresa Giudice involved in setting up her sister-in-law? Joe Gorga seems to think so.
But he's also steaming mad at Posche owner Kim D., who manages to insert herself in all the drama, too.
"You're the scum of the Earth," Joe tells Kim D. outside the show, while Caroline Manzo and Melissa look on.
Originally posted 08/10/2012 09:00AM
Who's Joe Giudice talking to?
The husband of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice has been caught on camera using some highly offensive language while speaking about his wife.
While the New Jersey cast, including the Manzos, the Lauritas, the Wakiles and the Gorgas, are all in Napa, Calif., to celebrate Caroline Manzo's 50th birthday, Joe excuses himself to take a phone call – for work, he says. (Watch a clip of the footage below.)
What he says on the phone at first – in English – to the person on the other end isn't necessarily incriminating. But once he sees his wife walking over to him, the name-calling begins.
Originally posted 06/18/2012 07:00PM
Teresa Giudice and Jacqueline Laurita haven't exactly been close lately, but no one could have predicted that their issues run this deep.
Case in point: On last night's episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, viewers were treated to a hefty Teresa vs. Jacqueline showdown which started innocently ... but ended disastrously.
Originally posted 06/07/2012 02:30PM
When celebrity chef and designer Jaime Laurita wed his husband Rich Lane last summer at their home outside Chicago, his sister, Caroline Manzo, gave a poignant speech that brought tears to the grooms' eyes.
That speech, which you can watch below now, will air on Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey Sunday (10 p.m. ET).
"I was thrilled," New Jersey's tough yet tender matriarch Manzo says of finding out her brother was going to tie the knot. "Everybody wants to feel accepted, loved, at peace, at home in their life choices. It was great ... for him and Rich to finally feel like their relationship is recognized."
Originally posted 05/23/2012 08:45AM
Originally posted 04/23/2012 10:00AM
The Real Housewives of New Jersey ended its third season with a moment of calm, as 'Teresa posed for a family portrait alongside her brother Joe Gorga and his wife Melissa.
That was then, and this is now: On Sunday's season 4 premiere, Teresa is in hot water with her costars.
"I believe that she's living a rough life with her husband, she's unhappy and misery loves company," her brother Joe Gorga said.
Originally posted 03/23/2012 07:40PM
Fans have already caught a glimpse of the drama that is set to unfold in season 4 of The Real Housewives of New Jersey – most of which is centered around Teresa Giudice.
Now, Giudice is speaking out to PEOPLE exclusively about what went down on – and off – camera.
"I am still saddened by what transpired," she says of shooting the season. "There are a lot of hurtful and shocking moments."
Originally posted 03/22/2012 01:45PM
Originally posted 12/12/2011 09:45AM
Teresa Giudice may be known as the main chef in her family, but sister-in-law Melissa Gorga also enjoys time well spent in the kitchen.
In fact, the Real Housewives of New Jersey star tells PEOPLE she can cook up a mean linguine dish – and mix an equally delicious cocktail.
"I love cooking in the kitchen with my family, with everyone picking at the food before it makes it to the table," the Voli vodka ambassador tells PEOPLE.
As for her signature dish, she says it's "a traditional family recipe" best sipped with a pomegranate Voli martini, which she calls "light, refreshing, sweet and sour."
She also says Teresa's been a big help and teacher in the kitchen. "I am a good cook, but nothing compares to my sister," Gorga says. "She is a pro. She sometimes teaches me her secret recipes."
Originally posted 10/24/2011 08:30AM
Everyone's always pressing Dina Manzo for dirt about her old show, the Real Housewives of New Jersey. Now, the former cast member is coming clean – in what she claims will be the last time she'll ever speak about the Bravo show.
"It's a shame this TV show used to be about our lives and now some lives are just about a TV show. That's not how it should be," Manzo, 39, writes in a lengthy blog post on her website.
Manzo, now host of HGTV's event-planning show Dina's Party, recaps why she left the Housewives – she needed to escape "all of the toxic behavior" – and admit she distanced herself from all of the housewives after her exit.
She then briefly weighs in on the current war between Teresa Guidice and Caroline Manzo.
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