Melissa Gorga

PHOTOS Real Housewives of New Jersey out in NYC with Elmo, Hello Kitty, Pooh and Woody

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I knew The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 cast was going to be different, but I had no idea it was going to be THIS different! Check out some fun candid photos of the entire cast out and about in New York City, including a shot with some non-reality celebrity furry pals!

BY THE NUMBERS Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 5 Reunion Part 2 recap

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Sheesh. There’s nothing like 30 or so minutes of heavy, will-they-or-won’t-they-go-to-jail-for-50-years talk to take all the joy out of a Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion. That said, it was infinitely more interesting (and depressing and joyless) than Part 1. Let’s get to the numbers!

BY THE NUMBERS Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 5 Reunion Part 1 recap

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Greetings, fellow Real Housewives of New Jersey fanatics (and those of you who just can’t stop watching and aren’t sure why). It’s been a scary season, what with the looming tax evasion charges, the sight of Teresa and Joe Giudice naked together in a bathtub and the equally horrifying sight of Penny’s hair extensions. Our reward for surviving all this? The reunion! Here, a recap, by the numbers, of the most important moments.

PHOTOS Buy dress designed and worn by Melissa Gorga for RHONJ Reunion

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As might have been expected given the Bravontrepreneurial spirit of the Housewives cast members, The Real Housewives of New Jersey‘s Melissa Gorga has figured out a way to capitalize on the glamorous Reunion Special dramafest phenomenon by designing her own dress for the occasion with design house Nicole Bakti, and she has made the look available for purchase on Reve Boutique! Keep reading for photos of the design and a link to order one in your choice of four different colors and four different sizes!

Melissa Gorga responds to book criticisms about marital rape, poop, chauvenism and more in lengthy Bravo blog post

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Melissa Gorga’s book Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage came out a couple weeks ago and The Real Housewives of New Jersey star is coming under fire for numerous controversial passages in the book that seem to advocate marital rape and promote sexism and gender stereotypes. Melissa took to her Bravo blog today to respond to the criticisms at length. Keep reading for some of the controversial excerpts from the book as well and Melissa Gorga’s response to how they have been misinterpreted.

Health update: Is Teresa Guidice and Joe Gorga’s dad Giancinto Gorga doing better?

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Teresa Giudice and her feud with brother Joe Gorga was made even more uncomfortable and poignant this year when their father Giancinto Gorga fell ill with pneumonia. Teresa explained on her blog that although he’s recovered and is doing well now, he had a very hard time last winter. Not only did he battle with […]