Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice is heading to jail in three days, but according to a new report, two of her children have no idea.
Gia, 13, and Gabriella, 10, “do know where Teresa is going,” a source told Radar Online on January 2, but Milania, 8, and Audriana, 4, are out of the loop.
“Teresa and Joe feel that they are too young to fully comprehend what is going on,” the source explained. “Teresa and Joe are telling the girls that she is going away to work. She told them she is going to jail to work on a book about jail.”
Last month as reported by the Inquisitr, a source claimed The Real Housewives of New Jersey may go on without Giudice.
“After all of the options were considered, Bravo did approach Teresa about filming prior to her heading off to prison with the intent of working her into the new season,” a source told Radar Online. “However, she was insisting she wanted an astronomical paycheck. Much to her surprise, they turned her down.”
Although Bravo passed on Giudice’s alleged offer, that doesn’t mean there’s no chance of her returning.
“Production is currently holding focus groups about moving forward without Teresa. They are trying to determine what the public perception was of the new cast and if any casting changes need to be made in regards to the new additions last season.”
As for the rest of the cast’s return, including that of Amber Marchese, Nicole Napolitano and Teresa Aprea, that has yet to be decided.
“If Bravo finds out that the public perception of the current cast is positive, they will likely begin filming in February; however, they are also exploring the option of putting on the show on a hiatus until the fall,” the source said. “This would allow them to play around with the cast if need be and film around the normal timeframe the show films in, which is typically the fall.”
Bravo is also reportedly considering bringing Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita back to The Real Housewives of New Jersey — and that’s not all.
“Bravo is interested in bringing Kathy Wakile back to the franchise in a big way,” a second insider claimed. “When she appeared with Jacqueline last season, ratings went up. In addition, fans will be pleased to know production is exploring the idea of bringing Kathy’s sister, Rosie Pierri, on as a full time cast member. Fans love Rosie and it would give a new twist to the show.”
The Real Housewives of New Jersey‘s sixth season wrapped earlier this year.
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