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Jennifer Aydin may be new to The Real Housewives of New Jersey, having just completed her rookie season, but that doesn't mean she planned to lay low at the reunion. The RHONJ mom of five told The Daily Dish podcast that she prepared for the Season 9 reunion in an unusual way.
"I always feel like you need to dress the part of the person you want to be, so I actually got this boxing robe made, custom-made boxing robe, which I'll post the day the reunion airs, and I came in there and I was just like ready, pumped-up, I was like ready for these women," Jennifer revealed. "I was definitely nervous. I've been a fan of the show for years and I've seen people come up with stacks of papers and private investigators and text messages and I just had no idea what was going to come at me. I just was like, I don't know, are these women ruthless or am I coming into the lion's den over here? So I was definitely nervous but I feel like we spoke about everything. There were a lot of heated moments. There were a lot of bittersweet moments. And just a lot of shocking revelations that you guys will see."
As for who Jennifer is still talking to after the reunion, she says we will have to watch and see, but she did tell The Daily Dish podcast that after Andy Cohen's baby shower, she and the RHONJ ladies "got to go out and I hung out with Marge [Margaret Josephs] and we're in a good place; Jackie [Goldschneider] and I are in a good place... we're good."
The RHONJ Season 9 reunion Part 1 airs tonight, February 20, at 9/8c. Catch a glimpse at the drama to come, above and below.