Fine. I’ll sit up and blog this one last episode of the Real Housewives of New Jersey. But I ain’t happy about it. Andy wants to address the gay slurs again. Because insulting gays is bad. But making multiple shows with people degrading women is called making a living. Oh Teresa, “Everyone laughed. It was funny.” Joe looks bad enough. You are not helping.
Then they pitted Team Tre against Team Caroline in a truck pulling contest. Team Caroline won. This footage should have stayed lost. Maybe the next segment will be the lost scenes of Tre looking smart and misunderstood. Nope. Toilet humor. Why am I watching this?
Jacqueline Laurita is giving parenting advice to Teresa Giudice on national TV. Jac says she learned to “take some time out of her busy schedule once in a while to spend time with her kids” when she was raising Ashley. That must have been once in a very short while if her tweeting schedule this past year is any indication. Just today, one of the few days she doesn’t have Nick shipped of to extensive ABA training, she went and got a facial. I guess she needed a little me time. I don’t care how out of control Tre’s kids are, she spends way more time with her kids that Jac does despite being at a million appearances.
Tre is in a book store once again telling us she is a “New York Times best sellers author” then she asks the cameras if she said it right. Um, nope. So for something a bit easier she goes to the kid at the checkout and introduces herself, “Hi! I’m Teresa Giudice!. Um, er, I mean JudyChay.” Just give it up, Tre and stick with the way you have said your name your whole life. She goes on to be incredulous that they do not carry her ‘cooker book’. She whips a copy out of her bag (I promise I am not making this up) and tells the minimum wage employee, “See that’s me on the cover!” followed by, “I didn’t see my book here…” The kid says “okay…?” and she tells the kid the book would sell good in his store. The kid says they usually order by customer demand. Teresa looks confused. She mentions Skinny Italian and the kid says, “We don’t really do diet books.” Tre goes back to the Fabulicous book and asks to speak to someone about ordering it. The kid is like, “Look it’s in our system, we just never ordered it.” Tre asks if he can order it now. The kid says no, we are a specialty bookstore and not really interested. This is the best scene by a mile and so far the only one you need to watch. At the end Tre says she can go to Barnes and Noble so she “can make the best sellers.” and the kid responds, “Oh we don’t say the ‘BN’ word here.” Priceless.
Now on to Tre apologizing in In Touch. HOLY CRAP! Jac is doing a talking head with visual aids. She has blown up one of the BRAZILIAN texts she sent to Tre at Christmas onto multiple pages and reads it like those kids in the bullying videos on Youtube. Tre admits that the apologies were the brainchild of the editors of In Touch, but insists she really meant them. Andy says the editor of In Touch told his staff Tre was paid $6,500 for the interview for that story. Tre says that is not true. LOL. Deny, deny, deny and smile this is what Tre does in the fact of all evidence. Some bickering between Caroline, Jac and Tre and Tre goes in on Lauren’s lapband, again.
Jac and Chris have a segment in Chicago where, a very well rehearsed fashion, Jac explains what she was wearing when they met as if to emphasis she was not a stripper. They must say, “this is where we met” ten times. Somehow they decide to get a fake wedding picture made. Again, I am not making this up. When our Vegas Girl, who is not a stripper, gets back to Jersey she tries on a ton of stripper wedding gowns and eventually decides not to go through with the whole fake wedding picture idea after all. Wedding gowns are expensive.
Next up Tre and Juicy Joe and the girls go down the shore for Father’s Day. At breakfast Tre tells the girls to tell Daddy why he is so special. Milania screams, “WE DON’T KNOW!”. And I giggle. So Tre coaches them. I imagine clips of her screaming cut and demanding a retake are all over Bravo’s editing room floor. While Tre is coaching them, Milania says, “Okay, blah, blah blah!” and Tre calls cut again. Finally, they get Gia to say her Daddy always supports her. And it’s a wrap. Interspersed were some talking heads of Tre saying she is trying to create some good memories with Joe and the girls in case he goes to Jail. Then, further down the shore, Melissa and Kathy and Rosie all cry because their fathers are dead. Back to Tre so she could give Joe his Father’s Day gift. It’s an updated wedding ring. It’s huge. Joe is not amused. He mutters, “I don’t wear rings much, but um, it’s nice.” Meanwhile all the girls are saying out loud, “Are we done yet?” Gabriella is actually leading the chorus and she doesn’t usually say much on camera.
Another quick reunion outake of Kim D calling Joe Gorga “Josephine” and cheering for Juicy Joe backstage as the three Joes argue onstage. Apparently, the two RVs had a cookoff on their vineyard tour. Kathy was the only female on her RV. Jac was useless in the kitchen so technically only Tre and Melissa had two females cooking. A couple in the next RV over declared the winner to be….Tre and Melissa. Their favorite thing was Melissa’s pasta. Then in the talking head Tre claims that the couple’s favorite dish was the one she made. Busted!
Another reunions scene about Dina being friends with Tre. Dina blogged this week that she didn’t even know there was a fight going on with Tre and Caroline until Tre came over after the “deck scene.” AND WE HAVE FINALLY WRAPPED.
I’m going to stick a few pictures on this without editing so I can watch WWHL and do a quick blog about that.