RHONJ's Melissa and Joe Gorga on Not Attending Teresa's Wedding, Covering Things Up for Her and Luis, and What Ceremony Detail Made Joe "Melt"

Melissa Gorga hosted a podcast together with her husband, Joe Gorga, on Thursday, the place the Actual Housewives of New Jersey couple mentioned their controversial absences from Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas‘ latest wedding ceremony.

Following a sequence of rumors, which recommend the Gorgas opted out of his sister’s occasion resulting from her position in an alleged dishonest rumor, in addition to Luis’ response to Joe’s frustrations over the matter, Melissa welcomed Joe to her present, the place the 2 of them confirmed that they had “a laundry record of causes” why they skipped the ceremony.

“Clearly there was one thing that went down on the finale of filming [RHONJ],” Melissa confirmed on the August 11 episode of Melissa Gorga on Display, which was appropriately titled, “Let It Go.”

And whereas Melissa is contractually obligated to maintain the precise particulars to herself till the episode airs, she needs followers to know your complete story has but to be shared, particularly her account and the way it led to her present feud with Teresa.

“That little half, retains getting omitted of all of the tales, which is the true twist of all of it,” she revealed. “I’m not going to take a seat right here and say that there wasn’t drama, that it wasn’t loopy. Sure, there was a bit of aggression from sure individuals that might’ve been a bit of scary. There positively had been moments. There was loads of cause for Joe and I to say, ‘Sure, it could be very unusual for you guys to be simply sitting within the pews tomorrow, like wishing them properly on their wedding ceremony day.’”

Nonetheless, when wanting again eventually Saturday, when Teresa and Luis tied the knot, the Gorgas stated it was upsetting that they weren’t there.

“I noticed how [Joe]’s face seemed that complete day as a result of [he] knew that it wasn’t the fitting factor to be there,” Melissa defined.

“It was so, so laborious for me. Right here you’re as my solely sister, my solely blood. We don’t have an enormous household, we don’t have numerous cousins. We misplaced our dad and mom. And to me, it was devastating. It actually was. It was one of many hardest days of my life. It was unhealthy,” Joe admitted.

However in response to Joe, it wasn’t sudden.

“Let’s return to the reunion. She did this. This was all on her. That is what she actually needed. She didn’t need [Melissa] within the wedding ceremony. She didn’t need any of my youngsters within the wedding ceremony. She barely needed me,” he said. “I used to be requested in any case this data went out to be within the wedding ceremony and that’s what saddens me. And I knew that. And after I left that reunion, I checked out my spouse, and I used to be like, ‘Wow, she hates us. I’ve by no means seen her like this.’ I stated, ‘It’s horrible.’”

Though Melissa tried to make amends with Teresa after the taping of the RHONJ season 12 reunion, sending her a textual content that learn, “Hear, we’re all good. Let’s transfer ahead,” Teresa by no means responded.

“So I knew what was happening and I knew what she actually feels. She actually didn’t need us there,” Joe stated.

The Gorgas went on to say that for years, they’ve been masking up for his sister.

“We lined up every little thing,” Joe cryptically revealed.

“We lined up numerous issues. Quite a lot of issues we all know and now I’m sitting again, I’m not going to lie, second-guessing, like, ‘Why? Why did we cowl up for her?” Melissa confessed.

“As a result of we’re good individuals. And we don’t wanna harm no one,” Joe replied. “I don’t wanna harm my sister. I don’t wanna carry her down. I don’t wanna carry Luis down. I’m not right here to carry anybody down however they’re, then again, everybody’s trying to carry us down.”

Whereas Melissa has been having ideas about exposing what she and Joe know of Teresa and Luis, she stated that on the finish of the day, she doesn’t wish to “be liable for a pair going dwelling and being depressing.”

She then famous that there are kids concerned, giving a nod to her personal three youngsters, two of whom have already confronted her and Joe about their drama with Teresa.

“That is going to have an effect on our youngsters and even when we all know we’re proper… It’s not going to be on my aware that I did this and I let this go and I put this on the market as a result of I consider in karma,” Melissa famous.

Throughout a Q&A, Melissa learn a query to her husband that requested why he didn’t stroll Teresa down the aisle. And after revealing he “was by no means requested,” Joe stated he “would’ve liked to” accomplish that. He then gushed over what he noticed of his sister’s wedding ceremony.

“When she walked down the aisle, she seemed stunning. And I liked the music that she picked. That was ‘Ave Maria.’ That was my mom’s music earlier than she handed away. That made me soften. However that was stunning. It actually was,” he instructed listeners. “She seemed stunning. The place was attractive. It was nice, it was enjoyable, it seemed like an incredible wedding ceremony. And it sucked that we weren’t there, for a lot of causes.”

Moderately than attend Teresa’s large day, Melissa stated she and Joe had a quiet day on the shore.

“We took a experience by the seashore after which we had been simply within the yard simply kinda in shock at every little thing. And I might see Joe’s face,” she recalled, reminiscing about her personal wedding ceremony. “Teresa was a bridesmaid in my wedding ceremony and I additionally had Gia. She was my flower lady. It hits dwelling. As a lot as we’re mad at one thing that occurred, like actually, actually mad, and it’s hurtful, you’re nonetheless a household.”

Additionally on the podcast episode, Joe admitted to being in shock at what went down between him and Teresa.

“I’m one of many nicest guys on the earth. I’m so good. I’m so candy. I provides you with every little thing… And I’m shocked on the method I’m handled by my circle of relatives, my blood, that’s what kills me daily,” he revealed. “It’s important to dwell a life like that. It’s stunning after I go and see our household. Why do I get handled that method? Why [is Melissa] getting handled that method?”

The Actual Housewives of New Jersey season 13 is anticipated to start airing someday later this 12 months or early subsequent 12 months on Bravo.

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