Teresa Giudice Responds To Vicki Gunvalson Calling Her The Most ‘Overrated’ Housewife


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Teresa Giudice Speaks Out After Vicki Gunvalson Picked Her As The Most Overrated Real housewives star.

At BravoCon 2022 on Saturday, Real Housewives of New Jersey star, 50, exclusively told PEOPLE that she thinks the Bravo franchise stars should support each other.

“My answer [to Vicki’s comment] is that we are all housewives,” she said. “And we should all lift each other up and not say anything negative about each other.”

BRAVOCON -- Right relationship panel at the Javits Center in New York City on Friday, October 14, 2022 -- Pictured: (lr) Austen Kroll, Vicki Gunvalson, Heather Gay -- (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/Bravo via Getty Images )

BRAVOCON — Right relationship panel at the Javits Center in New York City on Friday, October 14, 2022 — Pictured: (lr) Austen Kroll, Vicki Gunvalson, Heather Gay — (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/Bravo via Getty Images )

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The reality star added that she will not allow negativity to break her positive mindset.

“If someone tries to put a black cloud over you, chew it up and let the sun shine… I’m not into that,” she added.

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During the “Right the Relationship” panel at BravoCon 2022 on Friday, The Real Housewives of Orange County alum, 60, responded to a fan asking which cast member of the popular Bravo franchise was the most overrated.

“I’m going to say Teresa” [Giudice]’ said Vicki. “It’s not that I don’t like Teresa, I’m just thinking, you’re doing a bad thing and you’re going to jail and you’re still going on with a TV show? I just can’t believe it.”

Vicki Gunvalson

Vicki Gunvalson

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Vicki revealed that she has especially struggled to understand Teresa’s popularity amid the… Real Housewives of New Jersey star’s legal troubles.

“I mean, she’s just making more and more money and more money and more money, and it’s hard for me to understand. I like her, but I don’t get it,” she said. “I actually voted for her” Dancing with the starsbecause I am a housewives supporter. I like her, I just think she’s overrated. It is much.”

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Teresa also opened up to PEOPLE about what fans can expect from the upcoming season of RHONJ.

“It was a sad season for me,” she said. “It’s heartbreaking, but it ends with a happy ending.”

“This season, a lot of things open my eyes, like really wide open,” she added. “So I want to focus on my kids and my husband, and that’s what’s important to me.”

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While appearing on a separate panel at BravoCon on Friday, Teresa told her 11-month jail term for fraud related to her ex-husband, Joe Giudice’s bankruptcy fraud.

Teresa – who claimed she knew nothing about Joe’s fraud – shared her thoughts on her jail sentence and why she thinks things would have turned out differently if she hadn’t been on the Bravo show.

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“I was used as an example. What’s the saying? Good comes with bad. That is, because I was on TV — if I was just a regular housewife, I probably wouldn’t have gone to jail,” Teresa said. .

The reality star noted that she did not expect to be found an accomplice. ‘Joe said to them, ‘She has nothing to do with it.’ He said to me, “Damn, they want you more than they want me!” And he was the one who did it.”

Teresa and her now ex-husband Joe, 50, finalized their divorce in 2020 after 20 years of marriage. Joe now lives in the Bahamas, as the Italian resident was deported from America after his fraud conviction. They share four daughters: Audriana, 13, Milania, 16, Gabriella, 18, and Gia, 21. In August 2022, Teresa remarried Luis Ruelas.

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BravoCon 2022 takes place through Sunday at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.


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