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Amber Calls Out Andy Cohen

Dina: What am I Doing Here?

Amber: Is Dina Coldhearted?

Dina: "The Reunion was Very Hard to Watch"

Teresa: We Love Hard, We Fight Hard

Dina: The Ladybug Event was Perfection

Amber: I Felt I Like I Was Being Hazed

Melissa: Continue to Pray for Teresa's Family

Why Amber Shares Her Cancer Story

Dina: I Was Team Santa

Teresa: I Don't Blame Jim

Bobby's Unacceptable Behavior

Amber: Dina is Jealous

Melissa: "We are Heartbroken"

Dina Reacts to the Sentencing

Kathy Talks Kevin Jonas

Amber: Dina Was Planning a Blood Bath

Jim and Amber Were on Different Pages

Dina on Bobby's "Bizarre" Behavior

Amber Calls BS on Dina

Nicole: Words are So Powerful

Teresa: "Kudos to Dina!"

Teresa: I Love the Show, I Love My Fans

Praying for a Positive Outcome for Teresa

"Tipsy Melissa is My Spirit Animal"

Dina's Lose-Lose Situation

Jacqueline on Her Status with Teresa

Why Teresa Told Dina the Rumor

Amber on Her Cancer Scare

Teresa: There was an Agenda to Hurt My Family

Melissa: I Do Feel for Amber

Dina: Gia's Beautiful Inside and Out

Nicole: This is Not 'Jerry Springer'

Amber on Her Meltdown with Teresa

Amber's Emotional Call to Teresa

Teresa Thanks the Fans

Dina: Florida Will Be the New Scary Island

Teresa: I Wish I Never Heard the Rumor

Amber on the Shocking Rino Rumor

Victoria Gotti's Big No No

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Danielle explains her actions at the Brownstone benefit.

 

Teresa, so nice that you throw such a beautiful party for your daughter’s 9th birthday. While guests are arriving, your three-year-old is climbing up the outside of the iron banister up the steps and you are nowhere in sight. Extremely dangerous to say the least. Then your husband pulls up with your daughter’s not so “girly girl” birthday gift. Your 9 year old daughter gets on a mini ATV, with no helmet, no “lesson from an adult” to make sure she knows how to operate it and if that isn’t disturbing enough, you throw your three year old on the back without a helmet (and without paying attention that she should be at least 8+ and probably not even be on as a double rider in the first place, and then send them off with balloons attached, which could have wrapped around a tire (causing even more serious problems). And all you can say is don’t get dirty from the mud? You are not worried about your children in any way, shape or form. To me, that was an endangerment to your babies. Pay attention, puhleaze. Next time you judge me for saying something, you might want to look into your parenting skills. Just sayin, Teresa. And I have to say, thank you. You finally switched from talking about my vagina, to me having balls. Oh wait, big balls at that. I’m a psychobitch? Seriously, Teresa? Is there no end to your butchering of the English vocabulary? Or did you just look up defaming words, and throw them all at me?

Oh Dina, Dina, Dina, pathetic Dina. I’m going to keep this brief. You talk about being enlightened and you talk about being a good person, but your actions speak much louder. You can fool some of the people some of the time – all of the people some of the time, but not ALL of the people all of the time. Grow up little girl. Just sayin’.

 

Jacqueline. Jack in the box. You go to meet Derek’s mom. I get that. I even respect that. And for a moment you even had me on that. Wow, she’s come a long way. Then, your daughter says she is 18, Derek is 23, and you say there is a "FOUR year age difference” and that’s what concerns you? Hmmm. Then you talk about Ashley not making the same mistake that you did by getting pregnant. Do you really consider your daughter a mistake? Back to the visit with Derek’s mom. You’re wasted by lunchtime and you are laying on your daughter’s, boyfriend's, mother’s lap feeding each other grapes? Classy, real classy. All I have to say is if you are going to lay on another woman’s lap can you please have it NOT be your daughter’s, boyfriend’s, mother for all of the world to see? Pretty comfortable there Jacqueline. Just sayin’.

Caroline say what you want about me. I don’t really care. But don’t think for one second that you and your family haven’t put me in a position to where I have to surround myself with people that are a little more than intimidating to go anywhere near the Brownstone. You put me in this position, you and your entire family. It’s so easy for you to sit back with your cult of 11 siblings including yourself and their children, following me and my every move. And then to use our TV show to point out that I am the one that is crazy? Teresa had a pretty strong reaction to you shaving your face. Not everyone is lucky enough to have a daughter who is an esthetician like you. Perhaps you could give your daughter some experience on how to professionally remove the hair from your face.

Kathy Innocenti, who we saw in the diner scene with me discussing Emmanuella, was not present the night of the benefit because she had purchased and given me her entire table of 20 tickets so my friends and I could sit down, and eat dinner when we got there. I know it seems like I was trying to have everyone eat for free, but I am the reason over 300 of those guests attended that night, and Kathy will vouch for that. Not only did she give me her table, her daughter was the blonde girl, Patrice who walked me in. Ameil, Kathy and her daughter Patrice printed up all of the flyers that I hand delivered to all of the businesses to bring people in to get donations for Emmanuela. My only goal was to be able to walk in peacefully in a very unpeaceful situation and be able to leave with dignity, yet my intent was not to have happen what happened. In everything that I am, I wanted only what was best that evening for the baby. If you’ll notice as we were pulling up, I was right to anticipate trouble. As Chris announced a Bentley was arriving and I was in it he said, “Nevermind.” Translation: Don’t make room for them. Another one of his shining moments here was telling his best friend’s mother that a big surprise was waiting upstairs and it had nothing to do with us being overdressed. How sad is it that they still try to push the blame off on me when they knew all along they were going to make a problem for me being there? The Manzos took away a table that was paid for and that wasn’t very accommodating. It speaks volumes for the kind of people that they are. I did invite Kim and Danny and he invited his friends who just wanted to donate money for Emmanuella. Period. Eight months later, in the place I am in right now, I realize I don’t need anyone protecting me. If I were invited somewhere now in the place that I am in today – I might not feel the same about my need for a man to protect me. Watching this scene unfold, I can see clearly now that maybe it would have been best if I just went myself.

 

 

If you would like to donate to help baby Emmanuela please contact me via my social networking sites (web page, Facebook & twitter) on how you can donate to the family.

Thank you everyone mainly my daughters, friends and family and everyone else involved who helped make this week a great success for launch of my book, The Naked Truth which can be found at Barnes & Noble and Borders everywhere.

I love my daughters, friends, and the extension thereof, being my family. Until next week and everyday in between I wish you love and light.

Danielle

Dina: What am I Doing Here?

Dina Manzo explains what it's like to sit on the reunion couch.

Hi all, 

I kind of meant what I said on that couch -- this show is so f---ed up. As I sit and watch the reunion, I wonder what goes through people's head sometimes. Bobby literally spitting on me as he screams at a friend of 10 years, Jim whipping out his files and then of all things says I have a fat ass, LOL! For what? Fame? I literally sat there saying to myself time and time again, "What the hell am I doing here?" Again, not ever saying I'm too good, but just different. There is something really beautiful that came out of this though...I am seeing some real proof of my practices. Take a look

Sending you a ton of love for your support! 

Dina xoxo

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