I’d Return to ‘RHONJ’ to ‘Smack’ Teresa Giudice


Teresa Giudice and Caroline Manzo
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Let her tell it! Caroline Manzo fielded a question about whether she’d return to The Real Housewives of New Jersey to “straighten out” Teresa Giudice, and she didn’t mince words in her response.

“I’m just gonna put it out there, because I just don’t give a f–k, alright?” the Manzo’d With Children60-year-old alum said it during a recent episode. Albie Manzo‘s “Dear Albie” podcast. “You know what? I would get great pleasure, fans, community, to go in and just knock the s–t out of her verbally and just put her in her place.”

Caroline left RHONJ after season 5 aired in 2013, but she said she’s noticed something’s going on with her former costar, 50, because her “social media has gone insane” with tweets about the Celebrity Apprentice alum.

“I am tired. I am tired of certain things,” the Let me Tell You Something author continued. “I am tired of her opening her very uneducated mouth, OK, and using me as a weapon to say that I was the one that spearheaded her IRS claim and stuff like that. We are not those people.”

In 2019, Teresa suggested that Caroline was involved with her and her ex-husband. Joe Giudice‘s fraud conviction. The Turning the tablesJoe, 50, was held in prison for 41 months while author spent 11 months in prison. Joe was released in 2015. The reality star of Italy was deported from America after his release.

“Could [Caroline] have anything to do with what happened to Joe and I?” Teresa asked during the October 2019 special Joe and Teresa: Unlocked. “Is she a rat?”

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls TripStar spoke out about her former costar during the RHONJSeason 12 reunion aired earlier in the month. Teresa claimed that MelissaAnd Joe GorgaCaroline and her sister-in law were befriended Jacqueline Laurita in order to turn them “against” her and Joe Giudice.

Caroline, for her part, wasn’t pleased. “You know what, Teresa? Why are you so obsessed with me?” she said during the podcast. “So, guess what — if you are so obsessed with me, I am more than happy to come and answer your claim.”

The Manzo matriarch alleged that the only reason she’s not coming back is because Bravo “doesn’t want” to pay her. “You don’t get this for free,” she added. “You don’t get the dame for free, Bravo.”

Caroline also said that she has “PTSD from doing Housewives,” but she’d be willing to return to set the record straight. “Sometimes you gotta smack the bully,” she told Albie, 35. “I am more than happy to go smack the bully.”

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