Teresa Giudice, 50, walked down the aisle on Aug. 6 — nonetheless, her brother Joe Gorga, 42, and his spouse (and former Teresa BFF) Melissa Gorga, 43, did not attend the nuptials, per Individuals journal. The affirmation adopted a report earlier this week from Web page Six that stated whereas “they have been invited,” the married couple is declining the invitation to the marriage of Joe’s solely sibling. “There was a really tense Housewives finale filmed earlier this week,” the supply supplied by means of rationalization, although no different particulars got.
On the night earlier than the marriage, each Joe and Melissa took to Instagram with “household” associated posts that appeared to shade Teresa. “Blood doesn’t make you household,” he wrote over a picture shared to his Instagram story, which was a re-shared group picture from Melissa’s sister Lysa Simpson. Melissa additionally shared a video from the hangout, writing, “God blessed me with superb household.”
Teresa’s social media pics of her joint bachelor/bachelorette occasion with Luis didn’t embrace pics of Joe and Melissa. However bother had been brewing for some time. The Actual Housewives of New Jersey castmates fell out earlier this 12 months, with Melissa admitting she had “no guilt” over the lack of her beforehand quick friendship with Teresa.
“I really really feel like I’ve hit each avenue,” Melissa advised the Betches’ Point out It All podcast in Might. “I’ve no guilt.” She additionally stated she felt “free” after they got here to an understanding throughout the RHONJ Season 12 reunion. “It’s OK to say that we don’t have the perfect relationship and I don’t really feel responsible saying that as a result of I attempted actually laborious and know that I attempted laborious — for my in-laws and for Joe,” she stated. Teresa advised Melissa that they’re “not shut,” and Melisaa then additional dug within the knife. “Let’s cease faking like we now have a relationship [then] since you’ve proved to everybody that we don’t.”
It didn’t assist that Teresa additionally lashed out at her brother throughout the reunion episode taping, inflicting him to stroll off the set, saying, “you gotta cease placing me down” and “act like a sister.” Teresa later stated she would “take the blame” and asserted that she “adores” her brother, however based mostly on the newest report, that doesn’t seem like sufficient to heal the rift.
Nonetheless, the bride seems to be joyful forward of her marriage ceremony. She was seen kissing fiancé Luis Ruelas as the 2 arrived for his or her rehearsal on the Park Chateau Property in East Brunswick, New Jersey, on Friday, August 5.