Teresa Guidis and Luis Ruellas are scheduled to walk down the aisle on Saturday, but some behind-the-scenes drama has already overshadowed the big day.
The bride-to-be’s ex-husband, 50-year-old Joe Giudice, said he wishes both the best, before joking about his former in-laws, Joe and Melissa Gorga. TMZ,
‘I kept that thorn in my favor for 20 years.’ He chuckled. ‘Unfortunately, they always come around.’
Best wishes: Teresa Guidis and Luis Ruellas are scheduled to walk down the aisle on Saturday, but some behind-the-scenes drama has already seen the big day; Seen in June 2022
Joe and Louie reportedly met last year when they all went to the Bahamas for a family vacation. It is unclear whether the topic of the in-laws ever came up, but according to a source, Joe gave the union his blessing.
‘Teresa and Joe are doing an amazing job of co-parenting and supporting each other and supporting their daughters. Teresa is very grateful that Joe and Louie have also become close and that Joe has blessed her. Who has always been and has been a wonderful father.’
Teresa and her sister-in-law and The Real Housewives of New Jersey co-star, 43, haven’t always been together. Melissa is married to Teresa’s brother, Joe, 42.
Thorne: Joe Giudice was married to Teresa for 20 years and they have four daughters together. Of his in-laws Joe and Melissa Gorga, Joe said, ‘I kept that thorn in my side for 20 years. Unfortunately, they always come around’
Meeting: Joe and Louis reportedly met when they went to the Bahamas for a family vacation with all the Giudice kids
Time served: Teresa and Joe Giudice were both indicted on wire fraud and other charges. He served 15 months, which he did 41 months before being deported to Italy. They got divorced in 2020
As far as his reaction to his former brother-in-law’s statement is concerned, Gorgus has no comment, saying ‘he doesn’t deserve it.’
It appears that the Gorges will not be present for Teresa and Louie to take their vows at the Park Chateau estate in East Brunswick, New Jersey, even though they were invited.
page six A source is quoted as saying that part of this stemmed from Melissa not being invited as a bridesmaid and which Gorga felt was a sign of disrespect.
Speaking on his wife’s Melissa Gorga on Display podcast in May, the entrepreneur said, ‘Even if she likes my wife or she doesn’t like my wife, she’s basically smacking me in the face,’ And she’s not giving me any respect, and she’s making it hard on me.’
Popped the question: Louis popped the question in October 2021. In addition to Teresa’s four daughters, she has two sons from her prior marriage.
The source also added, “‘Housewives’ filmed earlier this week had a very tense finale.
Teresa has not commented on the snub, but a second insider said the blow was caused by Teresa allegedly pushing a rumor that would “cause drama” within Melissa and Joe’s marriage.
The two Gorgas were notably absent from photos posted from Teresa and Louis’ joint bachelor and bachelorette parties.
In-laws: 42-year-old who is the brother of Gorga Teresa. Melissa Gorga is his sister-in-law and Real Housewives of New Jersey classmate. Regarding their ex-brother-in-law’s comments, the couple’s rep said ‘he doesn’t deserve it’
Disrespect: Melissa wasn’t asked to be the bride at the wedding and in May on her Melissa Gorga on Display podcast, her husband said, ‘Even if she likes my wife or she doesn’t like my wife,’ She’s basically smacking me. Face’
The wedding is being taped as part of the RHONJ Special to be seen later.
Joe and Teresa Guidis had been married for 20 years and had four daughters together, Gia, 21, Gabriella, 17, Milania, 16, and Audriana, 12.
Things started going south for the couple when both were indicted on mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud charges.
No Show: The Gorgas Will Reportedly Skip Teresa’s Wedding. In addition to the bridesmaid snub, a source said Teresa is reportedly spreading a rumor that ‘could cause drama’ in the Gorgus wedding
Teresa spent 15 months in prison while Joe spent 41 months behind bars for his 2014 sentence. After being released, Joe was deported to his native Italy and the couple divorced in 2020.
Teresa and Luis ‘Louis’ Ruellas got engaged in October 2021.
He is the father of two sons David and Nicholas with ex-wife Marissa Dimartino.
Exclusive: Giudice/Ruelas wedding being taped for future Bravo TV special