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“Real Housewives of New Jersey” Reunion: 5 Things To Gossip About

Mike Vulpo |
September 30, 2012 | 8:36 a.m. PDT

Senior Entertainment Editor At Large

The "Real Housewives of New Jersey" with host Andy Cohen (Bravo)
The "Real Housewives of New Jersey" with host Andy Cohen (Bravo)
After a dramatic fourth season that left friendships broken and families torn apart, the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” will rehash all the dirt during a 3-part reunion special beginning Sunday night on Bravo.

Based on the previews for the reunion and everything that has gone on this season, we created a list of 5 things that must be discussed in a calm and orderly fashion. With these wives, however, host Andy Cohen’s job won’t be easy.

1. Did Teresa Giudice Set Up Melissa Gorga At The Posche Fashion Show?

It was the question everyone was asking after the finale: Was Teresa responsible for setting up Melissa or was she completely innocent? After so much he said/she said, secret text messages and theories, we hope to finally have a better sense of what really happened that crazy night near Jersey.

2. Can Teresa Be Friends With Any Of The Housewives?

At the season four finale, it was crystal clear all the housewives disliked Teresa. Kathy Wakile called her scum, Caroline Manzo couldn’t even look at her, Jacqueline Laurita had a breakthrough about Teresa’s intentions and Melissa declared she was officially done. Based on preview clips, the ladies still have unfinished business to deal with. Will the ladies forgive or will more damage be done?

3. Will Joe Giudice Explain The Phone Call? 

During the wives’ trip to California, Teresa’s husband got a phone call from another lady. When his wife went up to him to ask who was on the phone, the mic overheard Joe saying, “Here she comes my [EXPLETIVE] wife.” There have been plenty of rumors of the couple’s marriage being in trouble. Will Joe finally apologize for his behavior and choice of words?

4. What Will Kim D Say About The Fashion Show?

Many viewers speculated Kim D was the mastermind behind having Melissa exposed for her alleged stripper past. In past episodes, Kim D made it clear she wasn’t a fan of Melissa and instead a friend of Teresa. Never one to shy away from the drama (“Real Housewife” wannabe perhaps?) Kim D will appear to put some rumors to rest. 

5. How Is Jacqueline's Son Diagnosed With Autism?

In an exclusive interview with People Magazine, Jacqueline revealed her son, Nicholas, was diagnosed with autism during the fourth season of filming. Not willing to share her story with cameras until she was better educated, Jacqueline is expected to talk about the diagnosis at the reunion. Plus, is it true Teresa never reached out to Jacqueline about Nicholas’ condition? Find out Sunday night.

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