Exclusive: Jacqueline Laurita Not Returning To RHONJ Season 8

The cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey have already been filming season eight, however one cast member was still under contract negotiations until yesterday. That’s right, Jacqueline Laurita still had not signed on for season eight, and on Friday, our insiders exclusively tell us that the decision was made that she wouldn’t be returning to the show.

“Jacqueline is out,” our source tells us. “Production wants nothing to do with her because she was so much trouble last season.”

But Danielle Staub is still in, our insider confirms. “Danielle is part-time and they are looking to add two new Housewives.”

Jacqueline posted a tweet thanking viewers for her time on the show, hinting at her departure. “Just wanted to Thank all of you for following, loving, & supporting me & my family over the last 7 seasons of #rhonj !We appreciate you all!”

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