Teresa Giudice: "I'm still not happy" with Joe Giudice and that's "the understatement of the friggin' century"
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 10/04/2017
Teresa Giudice has always put up a united front with her currently-incarcerated husband Joe Giudice -- but The Real Housewives of New Jersey star is now admitting she's more than just a little upset with him.
"I'm still not happy with Joe," Teresa wrote in her newly-released Standing Strong memoir, according toPeople. "Actually that's the understatement of the friggin' century. And I'm not going to hide it anymore."
Teresa, 45, completed a nearly year-long stint behind bars in December 2015 for mail, while Joe began his 41-month sentence in prison in March 2016.
The couple was sentenced to jail time in October 2014 after pleading guilty to three counts of bankruptcy fraud, and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud as part of a plea deal to resolve their 41-count federal fraud indictment. Teresa argued at the time she had blindly signed documents for Joe without knowledge of their contents or potential legal repercussions.
Their prison arrangements were made so that one parent could always be with their four daughters -- Gia, 16, Gabriella, 12, Milania, 11, and Audriana, 8.
Teresa stood by Joe during difficult times over the last several years, but now she's opening up about her frustrations and the stress she feels as a result of her husband's "stupid decision making."
"I used to lead a charmed life. Joe made plenty of money to support our family and then some," Teresa reportedly wrote.
"I was happy and relaxed. Until Joe f-cked up. And he f-cked up bad. Now I'm a single mother. I handle everything. All of it. And I support my entire family financially, which is a big weight on my shoulders on top of everything else."
Back in August 2017, Teresa denied reports she and Joe are headed for a split during an interview with Bravo's The Daily Dish.
"I am not getting divorced. The truth is I miss my husband and cannot wait for him to come home," she said. "We talk every day on the phone and I go and see him a few times per month. My daughters miss their daddy just as much as I do. We all love him very much."
However, Teresa seems much more uncertain about the future of her 18-year marriage in her new Standing Strong memoir.
"To tell you the truth, I don't know what's going to happen," admitted the reality TV star and cookbook author, according to People.
"I mean, do I see Joe and me together in ten years? Do I see us growing old together? I don't know. Maybe. Maybe not. He'll always be a part of my life, because he's the father of my children; that I can say for sure. You just never know what's going to happen. Life is a roller coaster, and you have to ride the highs ad the lows all the same."
Teresa, whose first memoir was released in 2016 and called Turning the Tables, told Reality TV World in April of last year that her family is strong and they'll make it through whatever comes their way.