Former Real Housewives of New Jersey star Danielle Staub is engaged to her boyfriend Joe Masalta, who she has been keeping a secret on social media and from the public. Masalta is a Navy SEAL Special Warfare and intelligence expert.
Reports reveal that the engagement happened around August 16th, when one follower congratulated Masalta, he gushed about Staub.
“It is me who is extremely fortunate,” he wrote. “Danielle has become an extremely positive influence in my life. Danielle is an awesome mother and best friend.”
Danielle also spoke to US Weekly about the happy news, sharing, “I am overwhelmed and incredibly grateful for the outpouring of well wishes and support. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Joseph has helped me recognize the important things in life. As I embark on this new journey in the spirit of love and forgiveness, I’d like to apologize for mistakes I’ve made in the past. I feel like a big weight has been lifted off of my shoulders, and I am finally happy.”
Viewers might remember that while she appeared on RHONJ, Danielle shared that she had previously been engaged 19 times.
Congratulations to the couple!
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