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'Real Housewives' Star Melissa Gorga Goes Undercover In A Fat Suit

October 24th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
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"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Melissa Gorga went undercover for "Entertainment Tonight" wearing a fat suit to get a crowd reaction in Times Square, New York City, today.

Tensions rose during the reunion episode, which aired last night on Bravo. Things got heated when Caroline Manzo criticized Teresa Giudice over her marriage and her family's bankruptcy proceedings.

On part one of the reunion special, Melissa claimed Teresa warned her that people would make fun of her huge forehead.

Spotted: 'Real Housewives' Sonja Morgan & Kathy Wakile Party In Chicago

October 10th, 2011 1:10pm EDT
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"Real Housewives" Sonja Morgan of "New York" and Kathy Wakile of "New Jersey" were spotted at Chicago's chic TZAR Ultra Lounge on Friday October 7th before their appearance for Bravo's The Real Housewives Live Tour in Hammond, IN the next day. The duo danced on the club's posh runway while also enjoying bottle service.

keeps guests of the vault warm? Signature mink coats and extravagant cocktail creations.

We bet these housewives felt right at home.

Punta Cana 'The Jersey Housewives' Are On Display

October 4th, 2011 7:38am EDT
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In Punta the drama continues as Teresa continues to lament over Kathy’s comments that were taken out of context. It looks like Teresa is looking for a fight and wants to continue to hold a grudge against her saintly cousin. Kathy tries to reiterate to the group that her comment was not even aimed at Teresa but just how she felt in general and the group tells her not to worry, they know what she meant. Kathy still takes responsibility and Ritchie tries to smooth things over with Joe Guidice and it seems like Joe doesn’t want to deal with the problem or his wife anymore, as he is sick over h...

Jacqueline Laurita Leaves 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey'

September 29th, 2011 3:24pm EDT
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There goes another one! Following the dismissal of four castmates in "New York", the departure of Real Housewives crosses over state lines to New Jersey with Jacqueline Laurita. Jersey’s Laurita, cites her waning sanity as her reason for leaving the show Tweeting, “I can’t be a part of the Charade anymore. It’s unsettling. It’s disturbing & against what I stand for. I’m a REAL housewife."

Jacqueline, who debuted a sexy post-baby body this season due in part to Medifast, followed up her Tweet with her expectations of the future, “I’d like to only focus on positive things now please. I threw...

TMI Invades The Lives Of 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

September 14th, 2011 10:20am EDT
This week’s episode of the Jersey Housewives explored innuendos, innocence insensitivity touching more nerves than one person can take. One thing always seems to be a constant on the housewives series and tonight’s episode was no exception as it focused on the never-ending Gorga-Guidice feud at Miliana’s fifth birthday party and the a charity 5k run that got the whole cast involved leading to more drama adding fuel to the fire that has been ignited by the housewives themselves.

The episode begins with the whole cast gearing up for a charity 5K run. The run aimed at helping these housewive...

'Real Housewives Of New Jersey' Q&A: Teresa Giudice's Italian Fashion & Food Advice

September 13th, 2011 12:22pm EDT
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With over 800 RSVP's to see "The Real Housewives of New Jersey's" Teresa Giudice at Water Tower Place's In Fashion Lounge, it's no wonder this Magnificent Mile shopping center chose Teresa as the star attraction for their Fashion's Night Out in Chicago. Teresa, in the Windy City to mingle with fans and sign copies of her latest cook book "Fabulicious", took time before greeting her swarm of anxious followers to talk with Starpulse about everything from her favorite shopping tips to her best recipes to make the perfect Italian dinner, Jersey style.

Like Countess LuAnn de Lesseps from "New Y...

Family Comes First For 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

August 16th, 2011 7:41am EDT
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Episode 13: Child's Play No More: Sunday's episode of the Real Housewives of New Jersey centered on mothers and daughters as the housewives dealt with various issues concerning their young and all dealt with it in different ways. From Weight loss and self-acceptance, to self-respect and disrespect the Jersey moms had their hands full.

We find Teresa trying to coordinate a family photo shoot for her new cookbook but as the girls act up arguing and making faces, the photographers get frustrated and shut it down. They tell Teresa to take a break and they’ll try again in an hour but a temperam...

Cheers and Jeers in 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

July 11th, 2011 11:06pm EDT
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Tis the season to be catty? The Jersey housewives brought out the tinsel and the drama in last night’s installment of the hit series. It’s Christmas time in Jersey and as always family and chaos is the name of the game. These Jersey ladies don’t seem to do anything easily. We find each of the wives finding their own ways to celebrate the festivities. Jacqueline finds herself in the position of the “ hostess with the mostess” as she organizes a family gathering for the Laurita’s and the Manzo’s and a reunion between the Guidice's and the Gorga's to promote peace on earth and goodwill towa...

Bullets Booze and Ballroom Invade 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

June 28th, 2011 8:10am EDT
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The Jersey housewives continue trying to heal old wounds and not creating new ones; the episode is laden with bullets, booze, and ballroom. The episode begins where the last one left off with the confrontation between Melissa and Teresa and the argument over who started it first and how they are going to finish it. Teresa takes Jabs at Melissa over money issues and Melissa tells Teresa not to go there, she should be the last person to talk about money. After running out of things to rehash and argue about Melissa and Teresa agree on one thing it’s about family. They agree to try to make th...

Recap: Family Is Forever: Family Drama Dominates 'The Real Housewives Of New Jersey'

June 21st, 2011 12:35pm EDT
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On this episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, we see the wives balancing family and friends. Caroline finds herself balancing a new gig on the radio, while also trying to be there for her family and friends and is hoping to give them support and well as get it.

Caroline’s has finally found an outlet to express her personality and gains an opportunity to share her insight and motherly advice with the world when she gets a gig at Jersey 101.5 with a show called “ Caroline Rules”. Caroline although excited by the new gig, seems to have some trepidation after seeing her picture on th...

Reality Queens: Five Favorite 'Real Housewives'

May 23rd, 2011 3:00pm EDT
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My idea of a perfect Sunday afternoon is diving on the couch and into a marathon of high-brow hijinks provided by my favorite guilty pleasure reality show, “The Real Housewives.” For five years, the mad scientists at Bravo have provided us with caviar and crazy, Fendi and frenemies with the Housewives franchise, which follows the glamorous and scandalous lives of rich wives in the country’s biggest and trendiest locales such as Orange County, Calif., Atlanta, Ga., and New Jersey.

On May 16, Bravo’s premiere of the third season of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” brought in a record-br...

What To Watch: Viewers Finally Learn Which ‘Glee’ Cast Member They Will Say Goodbye To Forever (May 15-21, 2011)

May 15th, 2011 11:15am EDT
The number one thing you need to watch this week is “Glee” because after months of speculation, viewers will finally find out which cast member they will say goodbye to forever. That’s right; in case you haven’t heard, one of McKinley High’s own will face an unexpected loss. Cast and crew have been tight-lipped about who is dying, but viewer guesses include Sue’s sister, Puck and Quinn’s daughter, or Kurt’s dad. Of course, this doesn’t mean it couldn’t be one of the regular cast members; ugh, I cringed at the thought!

‘Amazing Race; Unfinished Business’ wraps up with $1 million winner, ent...

Real Housewives Husband Joe Giudice Arrested

March 27th, 2011 1:02pm EDT
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Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, the husband of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice, was arrested and charged with illegally obtaining a state driver's license, reports.

Giudice — whose license was suspended after a DUI charge last January — allegedly used his brother's identification to obtain a license. He has been charged with wrongfully using the identifying information of another person. If convicted, he could face up to...

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Real Housewives of N.J. Alum Danielle Staub: 'I'm the New Robin Leach'

February 9th, 2011 4:04pm EST
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Last time we saw Real Housewives of New Jersey's Danielle Staub, she was playing show-and-tell during the reunion show with the wad of hair ripped from her head during a previous episode.

But now, the former housewife is trying to make a new name for herself on her new WealthTV series Social. "We're shooting in their homes and showing their homes much like Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," Staub says. "And I'm the new Robin Leach.

See what else Staub had to say about her departure from Housewives and how she thinks viewers will see a different side of her on the new series.

Watch the f...

Q&A: Dina Manzo Talks Project Ladybug Chicago

December 17th, 2010 10:40am EST
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When a ladybug lands on you, it is said your wishes will come true. This is exactly what former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Dina Manzo is doing for children with cancer. Bringing hope and love to those affected by this disease, her charity Project Ladybug is dedicated to helping families face the financial and emotional hardships during their child’s treatment.

Now, Dina is taking this amazing assistance from NJ to IL with the creation of Atia's Project Ladybug Fund Chicago at Comer Children’s Hospital. Atia Lutarewych, the namesake and inspiration behind this new chapter, is a r...

Q&A With 'Real Houswives' Michaele & Tareq Salahi

November 15th, 2010 2:15pm EST
The “Real Housewives” franchise on Bravo is one of the hottest pop culture staples today, attracting millions of viewers each week. From the OC to DC, you can’t deny these women are always camera ready. Whether the episode delves into the latest feuds or follows the cast to an exclusive fashion show, these housewives wear the latest designer trends and styles with closets any girl would envy.

Starpulse had the chance to chat all about this 'housewife' flair with DC’s Michaele & Tareq Salahi during their recent visit to Chicago for the MS Cocktailin' for the Cause Event.

1. If you could wa...

'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' Cast - Hot Or Not?

October 12th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
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"The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast glammed it up for their series party in West Hollywood yesterday.The reality stars opted for all metallic colors.

What do you think of the women on the Bravo series? Are they hot or not? From left to right: Taylor Armstrong, Adrienne Maloof, Kyle Richards, Lisa Vanderpump, Camille Grammer, Kim Richards.

Building on the record-breaking success of "The Real Housewives" franchise, the series follows six of the most affluent women in the country as they enjoy the lavish lifestyle that only Beverly Hills can provide.

Check out more "Beverly Hills" p...

Danielle Staub Performs 'Real Close' On Morning News Show (Video)

August 25th, 2010 12:00pm EDT
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"Real Housewife" Danielle Staub took her "talents" to WPIX11's morning news show and "sang" her new tune Real Close while accompanied by a few male dancers and her alleged girlfriend Lori Michaels. Unfortunately for us, neither Simon Cowell nor the judges from America's Got Talent were there to stop her.

The performance comes the night after the Real Housewives of New Jersey finale, in which she was called "garbage" by fellow housewife Caroline and then walked out on the show - rumors say she was fired. Danielle and Lori are sporting some white "Danielle's Mafia"...

Top TV, July 12-16: 'Real Housewives Of New Jersey,' ‘The Hills’ & More

July 12th, 2010 2:36pm EDT
Just when I was re-gaining my addiction to the over-the-top drama of “The Hills,” I realized it was time to say goodbye. That’s right, “The Hills” stars are finally ready to move on with their lives; although, it is doubtful any of them will move too far out of the spotlight.

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” – Monday, BRAVO

lovers have seen a lot of screwed up stuff, much of it coming from the Jersey women, but I can’t help but get excited when thinking about Monday’s episode. A fight; two grown women chasing after one another; possible revenge from Jaqueline’s daughter; cop cars; and ...

Bethenny Frankel's Shocking Past Revealed In The New PEOPLE

July 10th, 2010 5:50pm EDT
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Reality star Bethenny Frankel opens up in this week's issue of PEOPLE about how she survived a painful childhood scarred by addiction, abuse, and neglect, and found joy as the wife of sales executive Jason Hoppy, 38, and as mother to their baby girl Bryn. "I never had a true childhood," the 39-year-old star of "Bethenny Getting Married?" tells PEOPLE. "There was a lot of destruction: alcohol abuse, eating disorders and violent fights," she says.

The only child of legendary horse trainer Bobby Frankel and his first wife, Bernadette, Bethenny was 4 years old when her father walked out, le...

Sex Tape Of 'Real Housewives Of New Jersey' Star Danielle Staub To Be Released

June 8th, 2010 2:37pm EDT
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Bravo Reality Star Danielle Staub apparently has been working overtime with a camera. TMZ earlier today reported that Hustler Inc. will be releasing a 75 minute sex tape of the Real Housewives New Jersey star on June 24 and which will be available for presale Monday June 14.

This is not a rewind story of last year where ex-boyfriend Steve Zalewski was blocked from releasing a sex tape and explicit photos. This is a completely different tape.

Apparently this is a mystery man in this new video and Staub is aware of the tapes existence. "She knows it's being released, it was shopped to Hust...

Top 5 To Watch This Week: 'Real Housewives,' 'Biggest Loser' & More

May 3rd, 2010 10:04am EDT
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It’s back! It’s back! The greatest installment of “Real Housewives” is back! And it looks like the women haven’t moved on since the last season because nasty words and ugly lies are being thrown from minute one on of the season two premiere episode. What can we say? These women waste no time getting down to business.

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” – Monday, May 3, on BRAVO

BRAVO’s most-talked-about women return Monday for another outrageous, over-the-top season of “Real Housewives of New Jersey.” If you thought things couldn’t get more intense than a grown woman flipping a table at a di...

'Real Housewives Of NYC' - The Season 3 Drama Starts Tonight

March 4th, 2010 1:13pm EST
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The highly anticipated 3rd season of BRAVO's "Real Housewives of NYC" is back, and everyone's favorite big-apple ladies are spending their remaining summer days together in the Hamptons. However, friendships and alliances have shifted significantly.

A fun day on Ramona's friend's yacht with the ladies turns sour, and leaves Ramona in tears. Jill shares that she is angry with Bethenny and that the two haven't spoken in months. Meanwhile, after having spent the summer falling in love, Bethenny has the opportunity of a lifetime, posing nude in a photo shoot for PETA. But when her and LuAn...

'Real Housewife' Kelly Bensimon In A Hefty Bag & Fishnets Is Classy

March 3rd, 2010 5:30pm EST
"Real Housewives" star Kelly Killoren Bensimon showed up at the "Brooklyn's Finest" New York City premiere yesterday wearing do-me stockings that make us think she's a little bit naughty!

The reality star made headlines last year after being arrested for assaulting her boyfriend Nicholas Stefanov. He complained that Kelly hit him with a closed fist, giving him a cut under his left eye and causing considerable pain.

Kelly has modeled in magazines such as ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and Harper's Bazaar, and she is on the cover of Playboy this month. She appeared on Bravo's second season of "The Rea...

Bravo Greenlights 'The Real Housewives Of D.C.'

May 26th, 2009 1:18pm EDT
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Today, Bravo announced that a spin-off of its hit docu-series franchise "The Real Housewives," is in development, this time set in the influential metropolitan region of Washington, D.C. The announcement was made by Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Bravo Media.

"We're tapping personalities who are among Washington D.C.'s influential players, cultural connoisseurs, fashion sophisticates and philanthropic leaders - the people who rub elbows with the most prominent people in the country and easily move in the city's diverse political and social circles," said...

Holy Hot Mess! Meet The 'Real Housewives of New Jersey'

May 1st, 2009 11:28am EDT
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Just when you thought the Real Housewives' series couldn't get any better? Think again! The Real Housewives of New Jersey are coming to a TV screen near you on May 12.

The characters from New Jersey are even better than the entire RH cast put together- the producers must have searched high and low for the most outrageous NJ stereotypes. We are sure that everyone from Jersey is cringing at the thought of these women representing their home state.

Meet the Cast:


The most likeable of the bunch so far, this might be because she's not actually related to any of t...

Top 5 Dramatic Moments of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives'

April 29th, 2009 1:50pm EDT
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Though the current season of The Real Housewives of New York City (Bravo, Tuesdays at 10) is winding down, in just about three weeks the franchise will pick back up again with a brand new installment: The Real Housewives of New Jersey. "The Real Housewives" series appears to set the bar just a little higher each season - and each incarnation - when it comes to "charity," claws, and verbal altercations.

In honor of this third spin-off (the "original" was Orange County, fan favorite Atlanta recently wrapped its second season and is due back on air after Jersey finishes), check out the b...