The housewives of Jersey are back!
This season Teresa Giudice is living life on her own terms, Melissa Gorga plans a birthday party, Dolores is adjusting to life without kids at home and Danielle Staub makes a return.
The RHONJ premiere, ‘Wives And Misdemeanors’, was actually quite tame compared to previous episodes, but there’s always something brewing for next week.
Here’s the UK Lowdown – Real Housewives of New Jersey season 9 episode 1!
Meet Teresa’s Dad
All-new season 9 premiered Wednesday, November 7th on Bravo TV.
In episode 1 we met a few new faces including Teresa’s dad, Giacinto Gorga.
Teresa’s husband Joe has just under a year left in prison and with her mother passing away last year her father is now living with her.
Joey Gorga, Teresa’s brother didn’t seem to be in Giacinto’s good books though as he said that he hadn’t heard from his son in two weeks.
Melissa The Multitasker
In the season 9 previews, Melissa had given snippets that she has really begun to “come into her own” and episode 1 shows her difficulty at juggling being a mum and having her own life, too.
Melissa is making her family dinner in episode 1 and said: “Hello Antonia? Somebody, Joe? Can you help?”
Teresa’s Getting Bikini Ready
Teresa has “kicked it up a notch” in the gym and has spent the last four months training for a bikini competition.
She said: “It’s a complete lifestyle change”, episode 1 saw Teresa having to limit herself food wise.
With Joe being away right now there is a lot of stress, raising four daughters on my own and working out is a great stress relief for me.
Dolores Has Trust Issues
Dolores and her ex-husband Frank may be separated but they still work together on a business basis.
Frank and Dolores now flip houses after he was disbarred as an attorney.
She said: “Since Frank lost his law license I worry are we financially ok because we have two kids in college.”
Melissa Celebrates Her Birthday
It’s Melissa’s birthday in episode 1 so the show gets off to a positive start.
Melissa throws a stylish party for her 39th birthday and invites the whole group, including Danielle Staub.
The Return of Danielle
Danielle Staub turns up at Melissa’s party after gossiping about Dolores’s husband being disbarred.
Dolores happened to be stood right next to Danielle but swiftly left the table.
Thankfully no cake was thrown this year and fun drunk Melissa came out. Danielle and Dolores kept it classy but there’s always next week on RHONJ!
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