Andy, Patti, and other Bravolebs help her celebrate.

on Aug 24, 2011 - The Dish

Caroline Manzo of the Real Housewives of New Jersey
It was an earthshaking 50th birthday for Caroline Manzo yesterday. "Look at that, I turn 50 and the world shakes - be safe everyone," the Real Housewives of New Jersey star tweeted. In Franklin Lakes, as well as up and down the east coast, people felt the tremor of a 5.9-magnitude earthquake that struck in Virginia. "OMG - my whole room just shook! What the hell was that!!!!!" the birthday girl posted, but that wasn't her first surprise of the day.

Hours earlier, Lauren Manzo hacked into her mama's account and tweeted out, "LOL this is @laurenmanzo my mom is going to kill me when she see's the #happybirthday i posted to her account - love u momma!!!!!"

Caroline's sons also gave their mom a special social media shout out. "Happy birthday @CarolineManzo!!!!! Arrrre ya 1 Are ya 2....," Chris posted, while Albie added, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!!!!!!!! love you!!!!"

Bravolebs likewise showered the birthday girl with love and attention. Co-star Kathy Wakile tweeted, "Happy Birthday @CarolineManzo have a blessed day ! I hope all ur wishes come true!" Over the bridge in Brooklyn, Alex McCord posted, "Happy Birthday to @CarolineManzo xoxo." Patti Stanger wrote, "Happy Birthday my fave NJ mamma, @CarolineManzo...you look gorgeous!" and Andy Cohen tweeted, "woo hoo! Happy birthday! Mazel."

But no one summed up the milestone day quite as well as Caroline herself, who tweeted, "holy sh*t I'm 50." Happy Birthday, Caroline!

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