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Caroline Manzo: "If Al Cheated..."

The Real Housewife says, "If Al cheated on me 25 years ago, one night, that was then and this is now."

By Megan Johnson

Caroline Manzo
may seem like one tough cookie on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, but the mama bear is a total softie when it comes to her family.

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In interviews to promote her new book, Let Me Tell You Something: Life as a Real Housewife, Tough-Love Mother, and Street-Smart Businesswoman,” Caroline said she would take her husband Albert Manzo back if he ever cheated on her.

“I know the man I married. He’s a good man. But he’s a man. I don’t believe there were any long-term affairs. If that were the case, this story would end differently,” Manzo told NYDN.

“If Al cheated on me 25 years ago, one night, that was then and this is now. No one on this planet could say with 100 percent certainty that their partner never cheated," she said in an interview with In Touch. "I have no indication that he has, but if it didn’t happen yesterday, last week, a month ago, I’m not worried about it. If your husband is a good guy and a provider and you have a tremendous connection, you can’t throw your marriage away over a one-night stand. My husband is my best friend. Marriage is worth the fight. I would go to hell and back for him and he would do the same.”


And while the Manzos may live a charmed life in New Jersey, Caroline knows what’s important in the end.

“I’m a wife and a mother, not a star,” she said. “Though I would like to be an asset to reality television.”

Caroline’s tome hits bookstores on March 26!

Tell us: are you surprised by Caroline's comments? Do you agree with her?


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