The focus of tonight’s RHONJ recap appears to be Melissa Gorga’s 40th birthday party. Am I the only one who thought she was older? Also, it appears that Danielle Staub is back for this episode. Heavy sigh. Joe brings Melisssa breakfast in bed for her birthday. It looks amazing. Did he really make that? Melissa has a party planner for her big party. Melissa is hoping that the RHONJ will keep it together at her party. When does that EVER happen?
Did I miss how Margaret got a giant hematoma on her inner thigh? Do I even want to know how that happens? Margaret is pissed that Teresa always takes Danielle’s side. Jackie and Teresa are also at odds. Joe Gorga is going to talk to Teresa to try to calm her down before Melissa’s big event. Margaret and Joe take Marge Sr. to look for apartments. She have very expensive taste.
Joe Giudice It Ready To Throw In The Towel
Meanwhile, Joe calls from ICE and he seems to have finally accepted that he is getting deported. As I have said ten thousand times here. Poor Joe sounds like he is still in love with Teresa. The streets are saying they fought the whole time when Teresa too the girls to Italy recently. The girls are going back for Christmas, but Teresa is unlikely to join them. Teresa’s dad is furious with Joe. He says he told Joe many times to go get his citizenship and he never did it.
Delores Catania’s Dad Is Adorable!
I loved the scene with Delores taking her dad out for dinner. It’s funny that the Italian waiter’s lines are all subtitled. Her dad wants her to go ahead and marry the doctor. Delores is in no rush to get married. She’s fine with things the way they are.
Jennifer is still in denial about her bullying of Jackie online. She made a nasty video mocking her and Teresa posted it to her Instagram. So really they are both at fault and both in denial. Jennifer’s husband gets a call that he is needed at the hospital for a traumatic facial injury. But first he has to film this scene for RHONJ. Because, priorities. Jennifer’s daughter is getting bullied at middle school. Middle school is just the worst. Even Gabby’s daughter thinks she needs to apologize to Jackie. Even that doesn’t get through to her. Eventually, her daughter teaches her how to make a real apology. I doubt she can pull it off.
Joe Tries To Get Through To Teresa
Tony the pool guy is HOT! Joe thinks that Teresa needs to stop all the extravagant spending. Teresa doesn’t listen. Joe tries to tell her that she should not turn on her real friends for Danielle. She doesn’t listen. Joe wonders how Teresa is holding it all together with all the issues with Joe’s deportation.
Party Time! Let’s Get Ready To RUMBLE!
Melissa’s party is gorgeous. It looks very expensive. Melissa tries to get Jackie to keep it civil with Teresa. I don’t think Jackie is the problem here. I hate this whole bobby pin trend. Bobby pins are for using with rollers to keep them in your hair while you are sleeping.
WTF? Is that Ramona? She seems to just randomly pop up on all of these Bravo shows! There are a ton of people there. Margaret apparently didn’t have time to brush her hair. And her outfit is just awful. Delores thinks that Jackie is overreacting to the video Teresa posted. Because she is always Team Teresa. It seems that Jennifer has her own wing up in Teresa’s ass. It’s so sad. Her middle school daughter is more mature than she is. She is still trying to get a seat at the lunch table with the popular girls. Oh look, Teresa’s oddball lawyer is there. He is married and spends more time with Teresa than with his wife.
Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word…
Jennifer is telling everyone that she is going to apologize to Jackie. Why? How to these women get to be this age and not know how to comport themselves? Delores and Margaret think there is no chance that Jennifer can give a genuine apology.
And of course she can’t. She is drunk. She starts off by trying to defend herself again. Just tell her you are sorry for hurting her feelings and leave it at that! Eventually she apologizes and hugs it out.
Then Teresa pulls Margaret aside to explain why she sticks up for Danielle. Teresa says that it was four on one against Danielle and she wants to stick up for her. Drunk Jennifer invites all the girls on a trip to Jamaica. It’s kind of soon for an all cast trip. I hope Danielle isn’t invited. I must say this party went off without any major fights. Apparently, they are saving their battles for the Jamaica trip.