Meet Melissa Gorga
She is Teresa Giudice’s sister-in-law, and the next Real Housewife of New Jersey. Melissa worked as a secretary for Teresa’s brother Guiseppe before marrying him and becoming a housewife. They have three children together; two boys and a girl. Her youngest son is the infamous “nephew” mentioned at the reunion on Monday night. Her and Teresa aren’t exactly bff’s and Teresa is reportedly very unhappy that she is going to be a part of the show. According to rumors Teresa blocked Melissa from joining the show in the past and is threatening Bravo with “it’s her or me”. Maybe this is why Teresa became so insanely mad over the mere mention of Melissa’s child? Maybe the addition of Melissa to the cast is what was really fueling her raging outburst and her anger was not about her family being brought up on air, but about the fact that her family is now going to be on the air with her, and undoubtedly stealing her spot light. Melissa has a stunning home that blows all other Real Housewives’ homes out of the water. And that’s including the New York ladies’ Hamptons homes. She reportedly has a live-in maid and two live-in nannies. If all of Teresa’s sex talk is directed at Joe’s mistress, do you think all of her “I do it all myself” talk is directed at Melissa?
A lot of the tension between the women is said to be fueled by jealousy. From my personal observations it appears that (just like everything else in Teresa’s life) her home is a cheap imitation of her sister-in-laws. Melissa’s house is described as European-influenced. Teresa described her house in season one as having a “French Château” look. And the similarities don’t stop there. Let’s compare:
Teresa’s marble mausoleum vs Melissa’s mansion
Teresa’s entry vs Melissa’s entry
Teresa’s Great Room vs Melissa’s Great Room
Teresa’s kitchen vs Melissa’s kitchen
(I was wondering where she got the idea for two different shades of wood.)
Teresa’s hallway vs Melissa’s hallway
Gia’s bedroom vs Melissa’s daughter’s bedroom
(Note the furniture)
Teresa’s full length windows vs Melissa’s full length windows
Teresa’s chandelier and ceiling vs Melissa’s chandelier and ceiling
Teresa’s swing set vs Melissa’s swing set
(Don’t see Teresa’s swing set? Look in the background)
Teresa’s house doesn’t look so big anymore, does it?
I’d be jealous too if I were Teresa.
Hey Melissa , if you hate Teresa as much as rumors suggest – you are gonna love me!
But I still hope they add Kim G too!
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