Teresa Giudice, star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, has been Standing Strong as her husband Joe Giudice’s legal woes and deportation battle continues. They have been going through these stressful situations for years, and a lot of it has played out on the RHONJ. According to In Touch and their sources, Teresa feels “trapped” by Joe’s legal woes and wants to “move on” with their lives already! (Understandably so.)
Sources said, “Teresa wants to move on with her life, but due to Joe’s deportation case it’s not that easy! It’s been over three years since Joe was sent to jail for fraud so it’s not surprising that Teresa feels like she doesn’t have a husband.” Joe was released from prison after completing a 41-month sentence, and was taken into the custody of ICE – Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Joe was reportedly moved to a facility in western Pennsylvania which houses immigration detainees. Joe came to the United States when he was just a baby.
Back in October a Judge ruled that that Joe must be deported to Italy since he pleaded guilty to multiple charges of fraud including mail, wire and bankruptcy in March of 2014. Joe had stated, “I’ve been here my whole life, I wouldn’t know what to do in any other country. I want to stay here.” Joe appealed the deportation verdict and they are awaiting the final decision. He could end up staying at the detention center for up to a year until his appeal is processed.
This is all weighing heavily on Teresa. Sources said, “Now that there’s an appeal, who knows that the outcome is going to be, it’s really dragging on. Obviously Teresa still loves Joe, but she needs some kind of closure on what seems to be a never-ending legal battle. She’s trying to have a good time without Joe, but feels trapped in their marriage.”
Bravo started filming the upcoming season of the RHONJ last month in March. Sources have been reporting that Bravo wants to capture more of this situation for the show. Teresa’s good friend and co-star, Dolores Catania, recently said that she thinks that it could all work out with Teresa and Joe. They have so much history together, have been married for years and share four daughters together. Only time will tell what is going to happen, as this situation is still ongoing. They are currently in the middle of filming the RHONJ right now.
This situation is so sad and my heart goes out to them. I’m hoping for the best for their family! Teresa has been doing a good job of staying strong and holding it all together. I’m looking forward to next season. I already miss the Jersey girls being on my screen!
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