Andy Cohen Loses His Temper at Teresa Giudice During 'RHONJ' Reunion

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Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga had a nasty brawl on the Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion show, pushing host Andy Cohen to his breaking point!

Pure Hatred

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Speaking on SiriusXM's Radio Andy, Andy Cohen describes the mutual feeling between the sisters-in-laws, Teresa and Melissa, as "hate." In his words, he said, "I've gotta tell you, the level—I won't even say vitriol, I will say hate—between Teresa and Melissa."

An Endless Brawl

The 54-year-old American TV presenter tried to hint at what he witnessed during the reunion. He said, "The gloves are off. I've never seen anything like it. And the way the two of them were going back and forth, it was that thing of neither wanted the other to have the last word in any petty fight."

It Was Too Much

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Andy also noted that the bickering got so bad he almost "walked off at one point" while moderating the reunion discussion.

Temper Lost!

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Recounting his "annoyed" experience while hosting, Andy said he lost control at one point and had a direct altercation with Teresa. "There was a moment where I turned to Teresa—I apologized to her later. I didn't yell at her, but I think I lost my s--t with her in a way that I haven't maybe ever."

New Matters Arising

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While trying to avoid spilling the juice on what will come, the Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen host stated, "There was a lot of new material." Adding that the reunion had new allegations being made by Teresa and Melissa.

An Out Of Control Teresa

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Sources close to one of the assailants told Page Six that Teresa was uncontrollable and "completely unhinged" during the filming of the show's Season 13.

It Got Nasty

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The source also told the outlet that the 50-year-old Teresa Giudice had a "very unhappy" vibe and was "nastier than ever" while cursing when taping.

Family Squabbles

TV Personalities Melissa Gorga, Joe Gorga, and Teresa Giudice attend the Nike Kids Rock Cocktails & Canapes event during New York Fashion Week: The Shows on September 8, 2016 in New York City.
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An insider also confirmed that Teresa's violent nature while taping was due to "family dynamics" that upset her.

First Reunion After Fight

Melissa Gorga and Teresa Giudice walk the red carpet before the Ballroom After Party with Chrissy Teigen and LL Cool J for Mohegan Sun’s 20th Anniversary at Mohegan Sun on October 15, 2016 in Uncasville, Connecticut
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After the wedding saga between Teresa, Melissa, and her husband, Joe Gorga, the taping for Season 13 was the first time they saw each other.

Very Compelling And Upsetting Television Coming

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The Daddy Diaries author promised fans of the RHONJ show that the reunion episode would make a "Very compelling television." Andy also highlighted the nine-hour-long reunion shoot as "monumental and upsetting."

All Blurry Till Following Morning

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TV presenter, Andy Cohen, stated he "guzzled two tequilas after the reunion," and he couldn't really comprehend what happened at the taping until the following day.

Andy's Longest Email Yet

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Vanderpool Rules host Andy also spoke about sending the longest email in the morning after recalling the events on set the previous day. "I sent the longest email at about 4:15 in the morning to all the producers with all my thoughts on the reunion, suggestions."

Origin Of The Feud

Teresa Guidice and Melissa Gorga attend the Nike Kids Rock Cocktails & Canapes event during New York Fashion Week: The Shows on September 8, 2016 in New York City.
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The feud between Teresa and her 44-year-old sister-in-law Melissa Gorga stems from Melissa and Joe Gorga's absence from her wedding to Luis Ruelas in August 2022.

Relationship Has Been Unstable

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Giudice and the Gorgas have had a rocky relationship for years, but it peaked when Melissa and Joe opted out of Teresa's wedding.

Last Minute Decision

Joe and Melissa Gorga (seen in 2021) missed out on Teresa Giudice's wedding following cheating accusations waged against Melissa.
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According to a source speaking to US Weekly, "Joe and Melissa made a last-minute decision to skip the wedding after a blowout fight."

Cheating Rumors

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The insider revealed that the couple planned to attend the wedding but arguments between Teresa and Melissa over an alleged cheating situation on Joe overturned their decision.

Melissa's Denial

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When rumors of Melissa's unfaithfulness began to spread, the American TV personality told E! News, "What are we gonna do if we don't say Melissa is like this this season? She's a stripper, she's that, she's this, she'll leave him for a richer man. Meanwhile, my marriage is lasting the longest and holding the strongest, so it's kind of funny."

Forgiveness Not In Talks

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One source close to the reality stars said, "Teresa may not forgive Joe after this and vice versa," — referring to the absence at Teresa's wedding.

Airing Date

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The all-new episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey premieres on Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo. Don't miss it!