Joe Gorga will skip his sister Teresa Giudice’s wedding and appears to have taken to social media to vent his frustration over their family woes.
‘BLOOD DOESN’T MAKE YOU FAMILY,’ the reality star, 42, wrote in a photo of himself with family and friends, including his wife and ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ star “, Melissa Gorga, who will also be skipping her co-star’s nuptials.
Melissa also posted about her loved ones after learning the couple dropped out of the ceremony, sharing a video with her brood with the caption, “God blessed me with an amazing family.”
While Joe’s statement could have been his way of saying that his friends are more like family to him, sources tell Page Six that The Gorgas’ beef with Giudice, 50, stems from a “very tense of “Housewives” filmed earlier this week. ”
A second insider later confirmed that the final blowout happened because the bride-to-be allegedly spread a rumor that would “cause drama” in Melissa and Joe’s marriage.
The source added that Joe and Giudice’s fiancé, Luis Ruelas, 46, did not get along and the final fight was the final straw.
Representatives for Joe and Melissa Gorga did not immediately return our request for comment.
Fans may have noticed the family tension when it was announced in March that Melissa, 43, would not be one of Giudice’s bridesmaids.
While the shop owner claimed to be ‘okay’ with her sister-in-law’s decision, husband Joe took issue with his sister leaving his wife out of the wedding, calling her disrespectful.
“It doesn’t matter if she liked my wife or if she didn’t like my wife, she basically slaps me, and she gives me no respect, and she makes it hard for me,” Joe said on a May episode. of “Melissa”. Gorga podcast featured.
“It’s not just about my wife – it’s basically ‘I don’t care about my brother’.”
Giudice and Ruelas are to be married Saturday afternoon in New Jersey.