RHONJ’s Teresa Giudice’s Husband Luis Called Joe on Wedding

All in the family! Teresa Giudice’s new husband, Luis “Louie” RuelasHe revealed the reason he called Joe GiudiceBefore marrying the Real Housewives of New JerseyThis summer, star.

“I spoke to Joe, actually, [on] the day of the wedding,” Luis, 47, exclusively told Us WeeklyOn Saturday, October 15, while attending BravoCon 202022 with his wife, 50. “Called him to let him know that, you know, I’m committed to his daughters and committed to Teresa.”

The businessman recalled telling the 50-year-old Bravo star, “You and I have a bond to be able to talk about anything that goes on with the kids. You know that. [like], ‘I’m here.’ So, we’re really good.”


Luis Ruelas & Teresa Giudice
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Teresa echoed her husband’s sentiments explaining that during a recent visit to the Bahamas, she and Luis had dinner with Joe before picking up one of her girls. After 20 years of marriage, the former spouses split in December 2019. They now share four daughters: Gia (21), Gabriella (18), Milania (16), and Audriana (13).

“I was, like, so nervous. But you know, we had the best night,” the Turning the tablesThe author said UseSaturday. “It made the children so happy.”

After two years of being together, Luis & Teresa tied the knot on August 28. While the New Jersey native’s ex-husband was not in attendance, Luis told UsJoe was supportive of the union and gave the newlyweds a gift.

“The gift is peace, and the gift is what he gives the girls every day. Because honestly, you know, that’s truly a guy that’s making lemonade outta lemons,” the Digital Media Solutions cofounder said of Joe, who was deported to Italy in fall 2019 after serving three years in prison for fraud. “Because, like, he’s not with his daughters, but he’s so connected to his [girls].”

Teresa Giudice’s Husband Luis Ruelas Reveals He Called Joe Giudice on Wedding Day: ‘I’m Committed to His Daughters’
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Luis continued: “I hear the kids walk around the house saying, ‘I just spoke to dad.’ You know, so there’s really a connection there. The only thing that’s not there is they’re not face to face, but they’re [there] in spirit and heart and love.”

Teresa, for her part gushed about her relationship to Luis. Us, “We just went on a year [of] living together and it’s just — our blended families are amazing, Thank God. Like it’s all worked.”

The Stand Strong author’s eldest daughter, Gia, agreed with both Luis and her mom while attending her first BravoCon.

“[Luis is] amazing. We’re literally, like, such a big happy family,” Gia exclusively told UseFriday, October 14, 2009 in New York City. “We’re all so happy. Living together has been great.”

Reality star said that even though she is at college, she can still see how Luis does for her mom when she returns home.

“He has so much respect for my family. He treats my sisters like we’re his own, and my father’s also so appreciative of that,” Gia added.

Christina Garibaldi reporting