So how does she feel about joining the group once again? "I'm starting a new chapter of my life, it's like I'm 18-years-old again," Dina tells the Dish. "A lot has been going on in my life. It feels good to be back. But you'll have to watch the season to [see what's changed]. There's a lot."
One big thing that's happened: Dina split from her husband Tommy in 2013. And she's opened up about how hard it's been to adjust. "We're just separated [but] we live together," she told Bethenny Frankel on her talk show in January.
Despite the drama with her marriage, Dina reveals that becoming BFFs with Teresa Giudice once again was one of the biggest upsides. "It's great hanging out with Tre again," she says. "We never stopped being friends. We just drifted apart a little bit, so it's fun being with her again."
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