Even though “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice continued to work for her reality show three days after she was sentenced to 15 months in prison, she is reportedly not in good spirits, People reported. When the magazine caught up with her, she said she was “OK,” but a source revealed, "She's not doing well."
The reality star, 42, has not made a public statement since she and her husband learned they would spend time behind bars. Husband Joe Giudice was sentenced to 41 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud, including conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud. Teresa also pleaded guilty.
Even though she’s faced legal drama, Teresa told People she was committed to her Bravo reality show. "This is my job and I want to keep going," she said. The embattled couple showed up to a “RHONJ” reunion taping. They arrived separately. An onlooker told People Teresa "looks upset. Normally at a thing like this, she would be on fire. But it's quiet. Everyone is being a little more cordial."
Bravo’s Andy Cohen interviewed the Giudices for “Watch What Happens Live” Friday after they learned their sentences. “Just spent a few hours interviewing Teresa & Joe Guidice,” Cohen posted to Instagram. “See it Monday night on Bravo.”
The couple was granted some leniency by the court. Teresa will serve her sentence first so one parent will be with their children (four girls, the oldest 13) at all times.
Their eldest daughter, Gia, tweeted a positive message after she learned of her parents’ sentencing. "Family forever," Gia wrote, according to Us Weekly. "Such an amazing support system it's unreal." She added: "The little things matter to me but the big things matter to you," beside an image of a sad face.
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