In an interview you will see only on “Extra” “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Joe Giudice opens up about life while his wife Teresa serves fifteen months in Danbury Federal Prison for bank and bankruptcy fraud.
Joe, sentenced to three years and five months for his role in the fraud, his sentence delayed until his wife’s release from prison so one of them can care for their daughters, Gia, 13, Milania 9, Gabriella, 8, and Audriana, 3. Joe sitting down with “Extra” from his home in Towaco, New Jersey saying he and the girls miss Teresa every day and the children communicate with her via email, “They email her all the time, so I’m sure they talk every day, so, they email more than me.”
Joe staying strong, “You know what I mean when you have four kids you have to stay strong.” Appreciating all his wife did for them now that she is not there, “Her being away definitely makes me appreciate her way more, a lot more, and you know everything she did.”
The family visits Teresa often, “We try to make it up there every weekend and we bring her mom up every weekend.” Giudice also revealing how Teresa is doing in prison, “She’s got a little group she hangs out with and does her thing with everyday and who she goes to the gym with and who she hangs out with and who does her hair and who does her nails they have their little thing going every day. “ Her beauty regimen even making her late for their visits, “She made us wait an hour to make her hair, to do her hair, I mean really…That was a little annoying.”
The reality star making it clear he does not consider he and his wife to be criminals, “We’re not bad people, we’re not you know, these criminals or whatever, I don’t know whatever the hell they make us out to be.”
As for whether they may return to the “Real Housewives” franchise that made them famous, “The numbers would have to be very big in order to go back so um, we’ll see…As of right now there’s nothing.”
Be sure to tune into “Extra” tomorrow, Wednesday April 1st for Joe’s first television interview, check local listings for stations and times