Exclusive: Joe & Melissa Gorga Attend Teresa’s Launch Party, Who Was Supposed To Get Set-Up?

Teresa & Joe Giudice & Melissa & Joe Gorga

The Real Housewives of New Jersey helped Teresa Giudice celebrate her launch party Monday night for Milania Hair Care, and much to our surprise Teresa’s brother Joe and his wife Melissa attended the event! Also in attendance, new RHONJ, Jennifer Dalton, Kim D, Penny Drossos, and Teresa’s BFF, Priscilla DiStasio. It sounds like the night went over well, as Jennifer, Teresa, Priscilla, and Melissa tweeted what a great time they had at the launch.

Our insider tells us, exclusively, that Bravo DID film the event! The plan for the evening was that Joe Gorga was going to confront Penny Drossos about the cheating scandal surrounding Bryan “Bulldog” Bowen and his wife, Melissa. Joe and Melissa were also going to attempt to make peace with Teresa at the launch. “When Joe was going to confront Penny, Teresa was going to confirm that Penny was the one that told her about Bulldog and Penny was going to be portrayed as the desperate trouble maker who is trying to do anything to get on TV,” our insider reveals. Our source reveals that when Joe went to approach Penny, he chickened out! “When Joe went up to Penny she was waiting to blast him, because she had her body-builder friend, Mario there with her to protect her. Instead he asked where her husband Johnny The Greek was,” our source explains, and Penny told Joe that Johnny was working. “So even though Penny was basically ordered by Bravo to be at the event, their plans for the set up failed!” Who was going to set who up this time? “It was a double cross,” our insider explains.

Most of you are probably thinking where Kim D comes into this storyline, right? Well, we have answers. “Kim D was spitting nails last season hating The Gorgas,” our insider explains. “She told Bravo she had a lot of dirt on them, and if they hired her she’d spill it, they hired her, and she didn’t come through. Kim thought she would use people that Penny knows because Penny and Melissa have many mutual friends to get herself on the show. Once Kim got on the show, she couldn’t prove she had dirt on Melissa without involving Penny, so now Kim is taking the position that she likes The Gorgas.”

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