Teresa Giudice Calls Penny Drossos A Stranger, Says She Is Just Trying To Be Relevant


Teresa Giudice is taking to her Bravo Blog to discuss this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Teresa says she is so tired of her brother talking garbage about her that she has become numb to it. Teresa also shares that she was not happy Melissa was talking to Penny about HER father being in the hospital. Teresa says she is confused by Penny and believes she talks out both sides of her mouth to stay relevant.

Teresa writes, “On last week’s episode, my brother said something about me to Chris Laurita that really bothered me. I decided to ignore it and not write about it, but I couldn’t sleep all night. But then he was at me again this episode, so I have to say something. Last week he said no one should “take advice” from me. That really hurt because I was good enough for Joey to take advice and help from when he was first starting his business. Then this week he tells some ridiculous story about how I acted when I was 5. Here’s what’s funny: he was 3 at the time. How long is he going to keep talking trash about his only sister? I wish he would stop, but it is taking a toll. You can only get hurt so much before you get numb. This week, when he was spewing garbage about me, I was numb. I don’t know what that means, but that’s how I feel now.

I wish I was numb during that confrontation with Penny at Moxie, but I was more like shocked. First of all, I couldn’t believe Melissa’s questions. We were finally together to confront Penny together about the awful cheating rumors she has supposedly been spreading about Melissa. And the first thing Melissa asks her? About MY FATHER in the hospital. WHAT?

Why would that be Melissa’s sudden concern? My father was in the hospital a couple of times months earlier. Penny and her husband have tweeted lots and lots of horrible things about Melissa’s past for years and THAT’S the only thing Melissa is upset about? My father? Why my father? To deflect from the rumors about her? To distract Penny from saying things she knows about her? To make me mad so I would get more involved?

Whatever Melissa’s calculated reason was, it worked. The entire thing turned around on me. For two years Penny has been tweeting exclusively about Melissa, and in two seconds, it gets turned around on me.

As you all know, I never talk about my parents to anyone. I get upset when my own family like Kathy talks about my parents. Why would I ever say a word about them to a stranger? Especially someone who has been publicly attacking my sister-in-law for years? Why would I go near that person? I’ve only met Penny at events. I’ve never talked to her on Twitter, I don’t follow her, I just stayed far, far away once I figured out (along with the rest of America) that she was just trying to make herself relevant.

How would Penny know about the controversy of when Melissa did or didn’t go visit my dad in the hospital? We had filmed about it in public, me asking Melissa. There were lots of people there that could have told her.

Right then, when Penny brought up my dad in the hospital, I knew what was going on. I knew that she and Melissa were playing some kind of game, and I wasn’t going to play along.

I can’t figure out Penny and why she says what she says except that she wanted to be a Housewife. Her stories don’t make sense, she does talk out of both sides of her mouth. She says she didn’t do anything, then she says someone else made her do it. My favorite line of the night was from Jacqueline: “What are you 5? You make your own decisions. It doesn’t matter what someone else told you to do, you chose to do it. So I blame you.””

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3 Replies to “Teresa Giudice Calls Penny Drossos A Stranger, Says She Is Just Trying To Be Relevant”

  1. Teresa is trying to deflect the attention here. Joe Gorga specifically said he loved his sister but wouldn’t take her advice about speaking. Does anybody after listening to her for a few years now, including her, think she can speak? Or think? She knows she talked trash about Melissa to Penny, etc.

  2. Don’t know what has become more trashy RHNJ or WWHL .Judging from this past season and just seeing what can only be described as a hatchet job interview conducted by Andy Cohen with Teresa and Joe Guidice in the preview shown on Sunday’s WWHL in which Jac appeared I will no longer be watching either.No matter what anyone may think of Teresa the questions shown in that preview were beyond rude.Not to mention that it is apparent that the Guidices are targeted with these type of questions.Why then aren’t the other cast members who have serious legal issues of their own questioned as well. Instead they are given spin offs & puff interviews.If Mr.Cohen is what NBC Universal considers an Executive I am glad I don’t own any Universal stock.

    1. Gee, what other Housewives are headed to Federal prison? I, for one, am glad Andy is asking questions that are important rather than ask her what she’s wearing.

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