12:15 PM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 08/11/2014 05:00PM
It looks like even more drama could be in store.
Dropped star Jacqueline Laurita is returning to The Real Housewives of New Jersey for a few episodes, a source confirms to PEOPLE.
"Jacqueline wasn't happy to not be returning to the show [as a cast member]. She was sad about it," an insider said.
Originally posted 10/14/2013 09:30AM
There was less screaming than usual but a lot more tears as part two of The Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion focused on Teresa Giudice's legal troubles.
Teresa and her husband, Joe, are facing the possibility of 50 years behind bars for multiple counts of fraud, and it's clearly weighing heavily on the mother of four. "Of course this bothers me. I'm human. There's a lot of nights I cry myself to sleep," the 41-year-old admitted. "I'm worried for my family. If I fall apart, the rest of my family's gonna fall apart … I don't want them to feel any pain … I'm just like every other mom."
"I don't believe in karma. I’m Catholic. I don't know why this came to us," she continued. "The best thing you can do is learn from it … It's in God's hands."
Originally posted 10/07/2013 07:30AM
Fraud. Fights. Facelifts. Infidelity. And that was just part one of The Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion on Sunday night.
Host Andy Cohen kicked things off by asking Teresa Giudice, 41, if the other housewives – Caroline Manzo, Melissa Gorga, Jacqueline Laurita and Kathy Wakile – had been supportive since learning that she and husband, Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, 43, could face 50 years in prison after being charged in a 39-count fraud indictment.
"They all reached out to me," the mother of four revealed. "It's touching."
Originally posted 10/03/2013 09:00AM
The Real Housewives of New Jersey finale may have ultimately ended in peace, but it didn't last long.
The stars of the reality series bring the drama – and plenty of tears – when they sit down with Andy Cohen for the season 5 reunion show, which airs Oct. 6 (8 p.m. ET) and Oct. 13 (8 p.m. ET/PT) on Bravo.
In an exclusive first look at the upcoming two-part special, the cast discusses some of the season’s most talked about moments, including the status of Teresa Giudice's tumultuous relationship with her brother Joe Gorga and her feelings toward sister-in-law Melissa Gorga. Plus, Dr. V makes an appearance to talk about the outspoken cast's trip to Lake George where they attempted to make amends.
Originally posted 05/03/2013 02:30PM
If the trailer is any indication, the fifth season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey will be full of its signature screaming matches, brawls and tears.
Or as Teresa Giudice put it on her Facebook Friday, "Um, wow. My heart is racing."
This season, Melissa Gorga seems to be the root of everyone's problems. (Watch the full trailer below.)
"My parents come to the house and they look at you like you're the devil," Melissa's husband Joe says in a clip in between tears and Melissa's provocative dancing.
Originally posted 04/19/2013 01:20PM
The most dramatic crop of reality TV women in the Garden State are returning to Bravo, as The Real Housewives of New Jersey comes back for its fifth season, which premieres June 2 (8 p.m. ET).
All five of the main ladies – Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Jacqueline Laurita, Caroline Manzo, and Kathy Wakile – are slated to star in what Manzo tells PEOPLE, is "our best season yet."
Originally posted 04/05/2013 01:00PM
Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Jacqueline Laurita, her husband Christopher and Joe Gorga are facing criminal charges after a bloody, sink-throwing brawl reportedly broke out at a grand opening party for Kim DePaola's new clothing store in Ridgewood, N.J., on Saturday.
The trio allegedly attacked a guest after he made fun of the Lauritas' son Nicholas, 3, who suffers from autism, the couple revealed last year. Bravo cameras were reportedly rolling throughout the fight.
According to the Bergen Record, Ridgewood Municipal Judge David Pfund determined there is probable cause to charge the Lauritas and Gorga with assault and terroristic threats after the alleged attack against John Karagiorgis of Paramus, N.J.
Originally posted 09/25/2012 08:15AM
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 08/22/2012 09:15AM
Jacqueline Laurita had tried for years to have another baby, so when she finally welcomed son Nicholas three years ago, the proud mom celebrated his every achievement.
But then, at around 18 months old, Nicholas began regressing with his speech and motor skills, then refusing to answer to his name or notice people enter a room.
"We had no idea what was going on," the Real Housewives of New Jersey star, who hid her son's medical issues from the reality cameras as she continued taping season 4 last year, tells PEOPLE exclusively.
After an agonizing wait to see multiple doctors, the Lauritas got a diagnosis: Nicholas is autistic.
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