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The Daily Dish The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Louie Ruelas and Paulie Connell Share New Details on Their Friendship

Plus, see how The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Dolores Catania reacted to the update.

By Shannon Raphael

After The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Teresa Giudice recently referred to her castmate Dolores Catania as a “true friend,” we now know where things stand between their respective partners, Luis “Louie” Ruelas and Paul “Paulie” Connell.

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Teresa’s husband of one year bonded with the Irishman during a recent trip to the Jersey Shore with their significant others.

See what Louie had to say about his friendship with Paulie by scrolling below. Plus, find out how Paulie responded. 

Luis “Louie” Ruelas and Paul “Paulie” Connell’s Friendship

On August 19, Louie posted a photo with the entrepreneur as the two posed in front of a white Bentley.

“Here’s to another 100 years of friendship [Paulie Connell],” Louie wrote, tagging the photo’s location as Seaside Heights, New Jersey. “You are a class act my friend! Love enjoying life with you and adoring our queens [Teresa Giudice and Dolores Catania].”

The businessman, who recently announced his pet insurance matching service company, also added a hashtag referring to Paulie as his “brother from another mother.”

Dolores showed her support for the post by re-sharing it on her Instagram Stories, while Teresa added three fire emojis in the comments. 

Paulie Connell’s Response to Louie Ruelas’ Post

Like Teresa, the commercial electrician reacted to Louie’s photo as well.

“[True]. I enjoyed spending my first night in the Jersey shore with you. I was a Jersey shore virgin until yesterday,” Paulie shared in a message. “Good times as always bro[.] [K]eep smiling my man[.]”

Teresa Giudice’s Friendship with Dolores Catania

Just a day before Louie shared his post with Paulie, his bride offered an update on her friendship with Dolores.

Dolores and Teresa smiling together in front of stairs.

On August 18, Teresa added a video of her and Dolores wearing complementary minidresses on Instagram. She captioned the post, “A true friend is a treasure that’s hard to find.”

She also added the hashtags “double date,” “friendship,” and “friend[s] that care for you.”

Dolores responded to the sweet post by dropping three red heart emojis in the comments. 

See more from Teresa, Dolores, and their significant others by streaming RHONJ on Peacock.

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