According to a new report, Bravo producers pressured Teresa Giudice into spreading the rumor that Rino Aprea cheated on his wife her with her mother, Santa.
During this week’s episode, Giudice told Dina Manzo about the accusation that Victoria Gotti made and since Teresa decided not to go on the cast trip to Miami, she is claiming the scene was staged to make her look bad.
â€œTeresa didnâ€™t want or need in any drama in her life at that time,â€ a source told RadarOnline. â€œIt was around the time she had pled guilty in the bankruptcy and fraud case. Producers told her to tell Dina the rumor that Rino Aprea had slept with his mother-in-law.â€
â€œIt was done to make sure that Teresa looked like the villain for spreading malicious gossip, and she wasnâ€™t in Miami to defend herself,â€ the source said, adding that Giudice isn’t the only one angry with producers.
â€œTwins Teresa and Nicole are beyond disgusted that a private family issue has become such a very public matter,” the insider continued. “They had no idea for the majority of the filming, the entire cast would be talking about their mother having sex with Rino! There was no reason that this ever should have been put on television. They are livid that their family looks like some backwards hillbilly mess.â€
Now, all of the women are â€œabsolutely dreading the upcoming reunion,â€ the insider said. â€œEven though a date hasnâ€™t been set for the taping, there are a lot of hurt feelings. The ladies could end up turning on Andy Cohen and the network because they are so upset.â€
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