Caroline Manzo: Teresa Giudice let fame get to her head

Caroline Manzo and her daughter, Lauren, slammed “monster” Teresa Giudice for changing into a “damaging” persona on “The Actual Housewives of New Jersey.”

The “Meals, Love and Chaos with Caroline Manzo” host appeared at Web page Six’s “Reali-Tea” Dwell occasion at The Loft at Metropolis Vineyard in New York Metropolis Thursday and blamed “fame” for altering Giudice’s conduct.

“I miss the times of Season 1 Teresa. I do … that’s what makes me so unhappy as a result of we had stomach laughs,” Caroline mentioned on the stage.

“We have been there for one another. We have been on this journey.”

Sadly, Caroline mentioned, the success of the truth collection derailed the convicted felon.

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Caroline Manzo mentioned Teresa Giudice let “fame” get to her head.
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Caroline and her daughter, Lauren, additionally known as out Teresa for her “damaging” feedback about individuals’s weight.
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“Fame is a really very harmful factor, and if you’re not fully grounded in who you’re, you imagine the bulls–t,” Caroline continued.

“The celebrity acquired to her head, and I’ll stand right here to this present day — to this second — in the truth that I’ve all the time defended her.”

Lauren went even additional in criticizing Giudice, 51, calling her a “monster” who would “step on anyone to get forward.”

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“I miss the times of Season 1 Teresa,” the ex-“RHONJ” star shared.
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Caroline, 61, additionally acknowledged that she didn’t name the FBI throughout Teresa and then-husband Joe Giudice’s 2013 indictment, however revealed she is aware of who did.

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“PS, I used to be there,” Caroline revealed, to which Lauren instantly added, “However we’ll by no means say who it was.”

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Caroline additionally mentioned that she didn’t name the FBI on Teresa and Joe Giudice regardless of what the felon might imagine.

Caroline additional defined she “took the autumn” as a result of she’s “not [a rat].”

“It’s not even about being a rat,” she defined. “There’s this factor known as collateral harm. So, if you say one thing, who’s going to harm? Who is that this going to harm by saying this reality?

“You may imagine no matter you want about me. I do know I by no means did — I might by no means do this,” Caroline continued, “but when blaming me makes you’re feeling higher, OK, then your actuality. It’s not going to vary my day.”

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“You may imagine no matter you want about me. I do know I by no means did — I might by no means do this,” Caroline mentioned.
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Teresa beforehand advised that she believed Caroline turned her into the feds after Caroline predicted that they might be put behind bars.

The Giudices have been convicted of fraud in 2015. The Bravolebrity served 11 months in federal jail earlier than being launched in December 2015.

Joe, in the meantime, spent three years in jail after his spouse was launched earlier than being deported to Italy in March 2019.

He now lives within the Bahamas.