Jan DeDolce was introduced on The Real Housewives of New Jersey as Melissa Gorga’s former friend, who outed her alleged affair with Bryan “Bulldog” Bowen while having drinks with Teresa Giudice, Kim DePaola and Penny Drossos Karagiorgis. Jan, who owns a hair salon, is a longtime friend of Penny Drossos Karagiorgis, who also owns a own salon which was the center of #Strippergate in the season 4 finale. Kim D claims in a blog that Jan is her dear friend, but an insider is EXCLUSIVELY telling us how Jan and Kim really know each other!
Kim wrote, “To address how I know Jan: a very dear friend of mine who has known her for years introduced us. Jan owns a salon called Teeze, which has headed up hair and makeup for my models at a recent Posche fashion show.”
An insider tells us a Bravo casting director involved Jan to out Melissa on camera. The casting director even reached out to Penny on Twitter! An insider tells us, “AÂ Bravo casting director contacted Penny to get Jan involved to out Melissa’s affair. Penny introduced Kim D to Jan. The day of filming, Kim D went to Jan’s salon so she would recognize her the night they filmed the women getting drinks and Jan revealed Melissa’s ex admitted she blew him.”
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