A very special Christmas with the family. Teresa Giudice had plenty of reasons to celebrate with her family on Thursday, December 24. Just days after leaving prison, the reality star marked her return home by posing for holiday photos with her husband and kids in front of their elaborately decorated tree.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star, 43, spent Christmas Eve with husband Joe Giudice, their four daughters — Gia, 14, Gabriella, 11, Milania, 9, and Audriana, 6 — her brother, Joe Gorga, and sister-in-law, Melissa Gorga.
As Us Weekly previously reported, Giudice — who was released from a Connecticut prison on Wednesday, December 23, after serving 11 months for fraud — reunited with her family for a traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner at the Gorgas’ Montville, New Jersey, mansion.
“It’s a blessing that everyone will be able to be together,” Gorga, 36, told Us.
While Gorga and Giudice have had their differences, which often played out on their hit Bravo show, sources revealed to Us that they were putting aside the drama for the holiday season.
“They’re on really great terms right now,” a second source told Us. “Everything that happened with Teresa going away made both women realize that there are more important things in life than their old feud. Melissa and Joe [Gorga] reached out to Joe Giudice . . . and all four of them are on the best terms they’ve ever been on.”
This holiday season is likely to be a bittersweet one for the Giudices, as the family will be torn apart again when Joe, 43, begins serving a 41-month prison sentence for fraud in March 2016.
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