Giuliana tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively that she thinks it would be a mistake to let Teresa leave! Read on to find out why!
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice has reportedly been accused of spreading the rumor that her co-star Melissa Gorga used to be a stripper. Because of this and Teresa’s diva behavior, her cast mates have outed her from their circle. They can’t stand all the drama that Teresa is causing — and Teresa’s said that she’s tired of being slammed. But E! News host Giuliana Rancic thinks that Teresa shouldn’t let these problems force her to quit RHONJ!
“I think that the producers should have her stick it out and try and get her to stay,” Giuliana told HollywoodLife.com exclusively at Nivea’s New Year’s Eve Kick Off Party at The Lambs Club in NYC on Oct. 13. “I like watching Teresa on the show. She’s very entertaining and the drama is great. The producers shouldn’t lose her.”
The cast’s drama is what brings in the ratings. “I really do believe that when you hit the jack pot, when you have a winning hand, why are you going to break up a winning hand?” Giuliana explains. “So you’ve got these girls who are ratings gold, why break it up? You have to do whatever it takes to keep these people together and make them happy.”
It’s a competitive market right now for reality TV shows. “Listen, bottom line is it’s really hard to have a hit show these days and especially a show that advertisers will advertise on,” reveals Giuliana. “If you can make money off of a show, you’ve hit the jack pot. Really do everything in your power to keep that winning team together.”
Giuliana’s confused as to why Bravo would fire Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon and Alex McCord from The Real Housewives of New York City. “I don’t know if The Real Housewives of NY, I don’t know what’s going to happen to them,” she says. “I thought they were great. I love Kelly, Jill and Alex. They had such an amazing chemistry — all of those girls.”
So with regards to what’s going on with the cast of RHONJ, “as far as I’m concerned — we’ve produced shows in the past — I’d say keep that crew together because they’re ratings gold.”
BFFs — do you think the producers should try and keep Teresa around?
– Lindsey DiMattina
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