Jacqueline Laurita Talks ‘RHONJ’ Season 7 Contract While Dina Manzo Responds To Amber Marchese Calling Her ‘Evil’ And ‘Disgusting’

Will Jacqueline Laurita return to The Real Housewives of New Jersey? On Monday, All About The Real Housewives reported that Jacqueline is definitely returning to the show for its seventh season. Yet, Jacqueline seemed to cast some doubt on the story by tweeting that she has yet to sign a contract. While Jacqueline revealed that she hasn’t signed a contract to appear on the show, she hinted it may happen in the near future by teasing that everyone will just have to wait and see.


In light of Jacqueline’s tweet, All About The Real Housewives quoted producers as saying that while contracts have yet to be finalized, Jacqueline, along with Melissa Gorga and Teresa Giudice, are shoo-ins for the show.

“They are still working on contracts but will be returning. Contracts are on hold until they figure out when we will start filming.”

Jacqueline wasn’t a starring housewife on the show’s sixth season but she did appear in a few episodes towards the end. Most of her scenes showed her with Kathy Wakile, who had a recurring housewife role. Season 6 starred Melissa, Teresa, Dina Manzo, Amber Marchese, Nicole Napolitano, and Teresa Aprea.

One of those women, Amber has already confirmed she will not be on the show’s seventh season. In an interview with People published last Tuesday, Amber said she and her husband decided together to stop doing the show. This means Season 6 will remain Amber’s one-and-only season. Amber is currently battling breast cancer for the second time.

“Jim and I have been giving Real Housewives or New Jersey a lot of thought and given the current state of affairs regarding our personal lives and the direction of the show, we officially decided to move on. The show was not what we expected it to be, and I want to pursue more suitable endeavors.”


As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Amber and Jim Marchese recently blasted Andy Cohen, who is an executive producer of Real Housewives and the Real Housewives reunion shows, for saying that it’s hypocritical for Jim to criticize the Teresa Giudice special when he let his own children appear on Real Housewives. Previously, Jim criticized the network’s decision to air a special featuring Teresa’s family as they deal with her incarceration, saying it condoned and awarded criminal behavior. Jim, in particular, took issue with the fact that Teresa and Joe Giudice’s children were filmed talking about their mom’s imprisonment and their dad’s upcoming imprisonment, which he found inappropriate.


While Amber is no longer on the show, that hasn’t stopped her from getting into some drama with one of the other women. In an interview with Radar Online, posted last Thursday, Amber said she didn’t even bother telling Dina Manzo about her decision to leave the show because Dina’s such a “bad person.” Amber even claimed that Dina still bothers her.

“She is so twisted and disgusting. She doesn’t even deserve that. She’s such a hypocrite. She hurts and destroys and she is just evil and dark inside….Dina literally texts me all the time. I’m like, ‘Go Away! Get away from me! Don’t f***ing text me. Delete my number!’ We will never cross paths again.”

According to Dina, Amber Marchese’s name doesn’t even register with her. “Who’s Amber? ;)” she told All About The Real Housewives on Thursday when asked for a response to Amber’s statements about her.

If Jacqueline Laurita does return to The Real Housewives of New Jersey for Season 7, she may not have to film with her sister-in-law Dina Manzo, whom she previously feuded with. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Dina’s sister and former Real Housewives star Caroline Manzo confirmed in August that Dina now lives in California.

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