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The Daily Dish The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Teresa Giudice and Dolores Catania Set the Record Straight on Their Friendship

The Jersey ladies revealed where they stand after RHONJ Season 13.

By Shannon Raphael

After a tense three-part reunion to close out The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13, longtime pals Teresa Giudice and Dolores Catania have revealed where things stand between them today.

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Dolores stayed neutral in the disagreement between sisters-in-law Teresa and Melissa Gorga, but has that affected her bond with the RHONJ OG? Keep reading to find out.

Teresa Giudice and Dolores Catania’s Friendship Update

On August 18, The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip Season 1 cast member shared a video on Instagram featuring a series of photos of her striking a pose alongside Dolores. Both ladies wore brightly colored patterned minidresses and heels for the occasion.  

As if Teresa’s post wasn’t enough proof that the two are still on friendly terms, Teresa went on to refer to the mom of two as a “true friend” in the caption. 

“A true friend is a treasure that’s hard to find,” Teresa wrote, along with a red heart emoji. She also added the hashtags “double date,” “friendship,” and “friend[s] that care for you.”

In the comments underneath the video, Dolores added three red heart emojis as well.

Dolores and Teresa smiling together in front of stairs.

Where Dolores Catania Stands with Luis “Louie” Ruelas

Back on August 2, Teresa’s husband, Luis “Louie” Ruelas, shared a series of photos taken with his youngest son, Louie Jr.; Teresa; and her four daughters, Gia, Gabriella, Milania, and Audriana

“In this moment I have so much Love [and] gratitude in my heart for these amazing human beings,” Louie wrote about the blended family he shares with his wife of a year. “My handsome son [Louie and] my beautiful stepdaughters [Gia, Milania, Gabriella, Milania, and Audriana]…”

Dolores showed her support for Louie and his blended family in the comments.

“I loved watching your beautiful family and the love [you] all have for each other,” Dolores shared in a message about the post. “It makes me so happy.”

A few days later, Dolores paid tribute to Louie and Teresa on their first wedding anniversary.

“Happy one year anniversary [Teresa and Louie],” Teresa’s bridesmaid captioned her post, which highlighted moments from the wedding. “Cheers to many more years of love, love, love.”

Teresa responded to the heartwarming post by writing, “Thank you so much. Love you.”

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