He has continued to document his time in Italy since then, sharing photos of himself eating and exploring the country with friends and family. RHONJ fans will also recognize another familiar face in the photos: Joe's father-in-law, Giacinto Gorga, who is visiting Italy ahead of Teresa and daughters Gia, 18, Gabriella, 15, Milania, 13, and Audriana, who will be flying overseas to see Joe later this month.
Joe has been in Italy since he was released from ICE custody on October 11 after his request to await a final decision in his ongoing deportation case in his native country was granted last month. He gave his first statement after being released from custody to The Daily Dish, which you can view, above.
"Life, it's always better to look through the windshield and not through the rearview mirror, you know. It's a much bigger picture when you're looking through the windshield. But at the end of the day, people make mistakes. Nobody's perfect," he said. "But I've learned a valuable lesson from all this and I know my family is the most important thing to me. But it's better that I'm out here than in there. I just want to let you know that I love you and I'm always here for you. You know that."
Joe said during his interview with Andy that they now have to just "wait and see" when it comes to his appeal in his immigration case. "We have a good lawyer on it, and hopefully these judges rule on it and just do the right thing," he said.
Teresa, who has been open about the uncertainty surrounding the future of her marriage to Joe, noted during that interview with Andy that the couple's upcoming reunion, which will be filmed for RHONJ, could determine their fate. "We're both two different people now. I don't know, I'm not the same Teresa I was, and I know he's not the same Joe," she shared. "Like I told him, no matter what, I always want us to respect each other and I do love him as a person. I'll start crying because I do, I care about him, I love him, I don't know how I'll feel when I see him. That's why I'm so nervous when I see him in person."
See more from Joe and Teresa's conversation, below.
Photo: Joe Giudice/Instagram
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