Jacqueline Laurita celebrated Christmas this week with two of her Real Housewives of New Jersey co-stars. Although they’ve been estranged for years, Caroline and Dina Manzo came together for a family celebration on Wednesday.
“Merry, Merry, Christmas,” Caroline wrote on Instagram on December 24. In the photo that accompanied her message, which was taken at Caroline’s home, Jacqueline Laurita and her husband, Chris, were seen sitting beside Dina, who appeared to be holding the Laurita’s son, 5-year-old Nicholas.
At another table, as reported by Radar Online, sat Chris and Albie Manzo, Caroline’s sons, as well as Caroline’s son-in-law-to-be, Vito Scalia, the fiancé of Lauren Manzo.
“The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Manzo family has truly experienced a Christmas miracle. After Jacqueline Laurita told [Radar] that warring siblings Caroline and Dina had mended their relationship, Radar has learned the trio brought all of their families together for a cozy Christmas Eve,” the site reported on December 26. “Thanksgiving was the first time in months that the women put aside their differences for the sake of family, with Dina meeting sister-in-law Jacqueline’s autistic son Nicholas, 5, for the first time. But come Christmas Eve, the mended relationship was still intact.”
As the Inquisitr reported earlier this month, Caroline and Dina recently made amends after a falling out years ago.
“Caroline and Dina met away from cameras a few weeks ago,” the source told Radar Online on December 12. “They reconciled privately.”
At the time of the report, the source made it clear that the details surrounding the couple’s reunion were of no importance.
“It doesn’t matter to the family what brought Caroline and Dina back together or who approached who first. Now, the whole family is good. They are all just very happy to be together again,” the source explained.
Jacqueline Laurita went on to confirm the reconciliation in a separate Radar Online report.
“We all mutually decided to stop the nonsense and move forward in a positive way. We even had Thanksgiving together for the first time and it was peaceful and normal and great to have everyone together,” she explained to the site.
Dina even got to meet Jacqueline’s young son, Nicholas, for the very first time.
“Yes and he loved her,” Laurita said. “He even sat on her lap and played with her hair.”
Jacqueline Laurita is expected to return to The Real Housewives of New Jersey for a seventh season. However, production on the new series has yet to be confirmed.
[Photo via Instagram]