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Teresa Giudice and Pasha Pashkov competed on Season 31 of “Dancing with the Stars.” ABC/Lou Rocco


  • Teresa Giudice reunited with Shangela during the "Dancing with the Stars" finale
  • The two contestants posed for the camera after the show
  • Fans were pleased to see the special bond between the two

Teresa Giudice proudly showed off her "special bond" with Shangela on the "Dancing with the Stars" finale.

The 50-year-old reality star took to Instagram Wednesday to share a photo she took with the 41-year-old drag superstar after the show.

In the snap, Giudice flashed a big smile while sharing a warm and tight hug with Shangela, born Chantize Darius Jeremy Pierce. The pair still had their performance outfits on as they posed on the dance floor, which is covered in confetti.

"Special bond with this beautiful person from day one," the Bravo star captioned the photo.

Fans couldn't help but react to the genuine moment between the "DWTS" Season 31 contestants-turned-friends.

"Queens supporting queens," one wrote.

"When two of my faves collide," another added.

"The duo we didn't know we needed," a third user opined.

"Stunning!!! Both of you," a different user commented.

It was not the first time the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star flaunted her friendship with the "RuPaul's Drag Race" alum.

Ahead of the season premiere in September, Giudice uploaded a snap featuring Shangela on her Instagram. They posed side-by-side on the red carpet while wearing ballroom outfits in the snap.

"Felt an amazing connection with you as soon as I met you. It's good to be around you when the nerves are kicking in especially on show day. Love, love, love you," Joe Giudice's ex-wife wrote.

Shangela quickly responded to her post, saying, "And I'm looking forward to your movesssss this week!"

Even though Giudice got booted off early in the competition, she was still supportive of Shangela. She also expressed her excitement to come back for the finale when she got eliminated.

On Monday night, the reality star returned to the show with her pro dance partner Pasha Pashkov and performed with the other contestants as part of the culmination.

During the finale, four pairs battled it out, including Gabby Windey and Val Chmerkovskiy, Wayne Brady and Witney Carson, Shangela and Gleb Savchenko, and Charli D'Amelio and Mark Ballas. In the end, it was TikTok star D'Amelio who won the coveted mirrorball trophy, according to Variety.

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Shangela and Gelb Savchenko performing on “Dancing With the Stars” Season 31 semifinals. ABC/Eric McCandless