Teresa Giudice and her sister-in-law Melissa Gorga have had a rocky relationship, but is Melissa supporting or dissing Teresa, now that she’s been sentenced to 15 months in jail? HollywoodLife.com spoke EXCLUSIVELY to Melissa — click to WATCH her interview.
Teresa Giudice‘s jail time has caused quite the uproar among her RHONJ frenemies. Former cast members Danielle Staub and Kim Granatell seriously dissed Teresa, after she was sentenced to the slammer. Is her once-estranged Melissa Gorga joining the hate brigade or is she standing by her sister-in-law’s side?
Melissa Gorga Supports Teresa Giudice Before Jail Time
After Teresa Giudice was arrested for fraud, HollywoodLife.com spoke EXCLUSIVELY to her once-estranged sister-in-law Melissa Gorga who told us that she’s nothing but supportive of Teresa, during her troubled time.
Now that Teresa has been ordered to 15 months behind bars, she must feel great to know that she has Melissa by her side.
“She’s a strong woman. She’ll make it through,” Melissa exclusively told HollywoodLife.com back in Spring at the NBCUniversal upfronts. “First and foremost, it’s about her children and it’s about her being a mother.”
As previously reported, Teresa will serve her time, before Joe Giudice so that her husband can watch over the kids and vice versa. Even though the Giudice children will always have a parents living with them, we’re sure that aunt Melissa will be there for Teresa’s four daughters Gia, Gabriella, Milania and Audriana.
On Oct. 4, Melissa Instagrammed a sweet pic of Gabriella, wishing her a happy birthday so we know that she’s close with her nieces.
Melissa Gorga On Her Relationship With Teresa Giudice: ‘We’ve Come A Long Way’
“There’s a light at the end of the tunnel,” Melissa told HollywoodLife.com of her mended relationship with Teresa.
“You can’t give up when you have hard times with family. You have to keep pushing through, and that’s what we did, and I have to say, I’m pretty proud of because we’ve come a long way.”
WATCH Melissa’s full interview (above), along with Dina Manzo who admitted that supporting Teresa was a main factor of her return to Real Housewives for Season 6. “When Teresa was going through a hard time, I was there so we became a lot closer.”
HollywoodLifers, are you glad that Melissa and Teresa have finally reconciled, during this tough time for their family? Let us know.
— Elizabeth Wagmeister