Teresa Giudice and Louie Ruelas went into the season 12 reunion with a game plan to tackle the haters, but things didn’t go to plan at all.
“We both (Teresa and Louie) had an agenda of the way we were going in because, unfortunately, you have to with these vultures. I mean, they were like vultures, but he stuck to his plan, but I didn’t stick to mine,” the Real Housewives of New Jersey OG told Us Weekly’s “Getting Real with the Housewives” podcast. “I couldn’t help it. Just sitting across from Margaret, I was just so hurt. This is the person that caused me pain all season long, and I was sitting right across from her, and I just, I couldn’t help myself.”
“When someone claims to be your friend and then puts out all these things about you, and she sees that you’re happy — at this point in my life, I’m not trying to fake anything, and I don’t have to prove anything to anybody. I’m in my own love bubble,” she said.
The million-dollar question is – Could Teresa ever be friends with Margaret again?
“Never say never, but you know, I was really, really hurt because there was a lot of things going on behind the scenes and on the TV show, which you saw that, but it was very hurtful,” Teresa explained. “It was really hurtful to me and Luis. I guess time heals all wounds because every day, like anything else, it gets better; you just forget about things. So, that’s where I’m at right now. I didn’t like my behavior in Nashville, that’s not me, so I’m working on myself with that.”
The three-part RHONJ reunion begins on May 3 at 8 p.m. ET.