Caroline Manzo thinks there is too much drama between Teresa Giudice and Jackie Goldschneider this season of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.”
The “Manzo’d With Children” star weighed in on the reality stars’ ongoing feud, which stemmed from Giudice claiming that Goldschneider’s husband was cheating on her and Goldschneider and later said the rumor of the affair would be as if she spread lies that Gia Giudice was doing “cocaine.” in the bathroom.”
“I do not know what I would possess [Teresa] say something like that. I don’t care how much you dislike someone, ”Manzo, who left“ RHONJ ”after season 5 aired in 2013, told Us Weekly.
Page Six exclusively reported in February that Teresa made up the rumor out of fear of being kicked out of the Bravo show for not having enough drama.
“She is being watched by the chain and she needed a story to stir the pot. She had zero proof [that he cheated] and he made up the story because Bravo has been getting rid of the original ‘Housewives’, ”a source told us at the time. “[She’s] too expensive and can leak through to different women. She is desperately trying to stay relevant. “
But her attorney, James Leonard Jr., said Teresa has always been “real and authentic.”
Manzo, 59, said it is “possible” that the producers encouraged the dispute, but said “two mistakes do not do good” and acknowledged that Goldschneider is not innocent either.
“There are many analogies I could have chosen without bringing [Teresa’s 20-year-old daughter] Gia on it. Gia, from what I’ve seen and what I’ve known about that kid, historically, he’s a great kid. She is wise beyond her years, “said the author of” Let me tell you something. ”
“Why would you go back with something like that to someone who is not there to defend themselves, someone who is not involved in anything and someone who is only 20 years old.”
Jackie, 44, later admitted that she had never heard of Gia using cocaine and was simply making an analogy.
“She is a great girl so it was just an analogy and I never wanted to hurt anyone,” he said.