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Why Jackie Goldschneider Is “Not Sad” She’s No Longer Friends with Margaret Josephs

Margaret also revealed that she's "not as close" with her former bestie.

By Shannon Raphael

The friendship dynamics are ever-changing on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, but Margaret Josephs and Jackie Goldschneider have been thick as thieves since the latter 'Wife joined the Jersey crew on Season 9

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The besties even noted that they were "friends forever" when they dined out with their respective husbands, Joe Benigno and Evan Goldschneider, in July 2023, but something has since shifted between them.

After revealing that she was "going through something" with Margaret during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen in late September 2023, Jackie shared a serious update on her relationship with Margaret during BravoCon 2023

Where Margaret Josephs and Jackie Goldschneider Stand in Their Friendship 

What Jackie Goldschneider Said About Margaret Josephs

While chatting with Page Six on the BravoCon red carpet in Las Vegas, Jackie reiterated that she's no longer in a good place with her longtime pal. 

“There was a trust that got broken and I don’t know that that’s so easily repaired,” she said, though she did not share what exactly happened between the two. 

She did, however, reveal that she's "not sad" about the demise of their friendship.

"I think the friendship kind of came to an end and I think everybody will see it and they’ll understand why I’m not sad," she teased.

What Margaret Josephs Said About Jackie Goldschneider

Though Jackie doesn't feel sad about her current status with Margaret, the Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget author does. 

"I feel sad about it," she told the same outlet. "I think it’s sad, but I think it’s weird. It’s shocking."

She also doesn't feel like she's responsible for what went down between the two. 

"Normally, I would. I would take responsibility for something like that,” she said. "But I feel maybe she didn’t love me as much as I thought she did."

Split image of Margaret Josephs Jackie Goldschneider

During the "In a Jersey State of Mind: Part 1" panel at BravoCon, Margaret elaborated further on her issues with Jackie. 

She noted that her and Jackie "are are not where [they] used to be in life."

"We are not as close as we used to be which is sad, because she informed me, which I didn't realize, we're not as close as I thought we were," she continued, which you can check out in the clip at the top of this post. "So I think I took offense to that, and it went a little south."

Melissa Gorga Weighs In on Margaret and Jackie's Feud

Melissa, who has been friends with both Margaret and Jackie for many years, teased where her loyalties currently lie as well. Find out what she shared about Jackie and Margaret's "strange" and "confusing" feud by watching the clip above.

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