The stars of Real Housewives of New Jersey, Joe Guidice and Teresa Giudice, have officially separated after twenty years of marriage. But that doesn’t stop Joe from sharing his enthusiasm for finally spending Christmas with his four daughters – Gia, 18, Gabriella, 15, Milania, 14 and Audriana, 10 – for the first time in years. years.
The last time Joe was able to spend Christmas with his daughters outside the prison walls was in 2015, a few weeks before his departure to serve his 41-month sentence in a federal prison for fraud by wire, mail. and bankruptcy.
Joe is currently in Italy, awaiting a decision on his eviction appeal. And his daughters will fly away to spend the holidays with him. However, Teresa will stay in New Jersey and spend the holidays with her father.
“They’re thrilled to see Joe without the cameras [well done],” said an insider to Page Six. “It’s really a trip not for the cameras.”
Joe, 47, expressed his enthusiasm for visiting his daughters on Tuesday evening with an Instagram video. He was shopping for Christmas and said he couldn’t wait for his daughters to get there. He also showed Fendi bags that appeared to be filled with gifts for his daughters.
In the legend, Joe wrote: “It’s been a while since I [sic] offered my angels a Christmas present”. And, in the comments, Teresa replied, “And mom for helping … Welcome dad ????.” »Only a few hours before the announcement of the couple’s breakup.
Joe and Teresa were childhood lovers who married in 1999. The couple had been part of RHONJ from the start, but their legal problems ended up separating them. Their respective incarcerations – Teresa made 11 months, while Joe made 36 months plus seven in an ICE detention center – ended up being too heavy for their marriage.
However, the couple have no plans to divorce, at least for the time being. After the couple’s official breakup was announced, an insider said Joe had previously had several dates, but Teresa had not.
On his Instagram, Joe posted a photo of Teresa and wrote in the caption, “It’s time to let go.” The next day, he added the quote, “Each next level in your life will require a different you.”
New episodes of Real Housewives of New Jersey are broadcast Wednesday evening on Bravo.