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Jennifer Fessler Hooked Up with *This* Sopranos Actor

The RHONJ friend shocked the ladies with the admission during their trip to Ireland.

By Allison Crist

The Garden State is practically synonymous with The Sopranos, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that someone on The Real Housewives of New Jersey has a connection to the beloved HBO series. And based on what Jennifer Fessler had to say on the show's April 11 episode, her connection is certainly a strong one.

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The Season 13 newcomer's revelation came after the group — Teresa GiudiceMelissa GorgaJennifer AydinMargaret Josephs, and Dolores Catania, Danielle CabralRachel Fuda, and Jackie Goldschneider — flooded her with questions once she shared that she used to be a talent agent. Among them was, of course, if she ever hooked up with anyone famous. 

Jennifer's response? "Well, James Gandolfini, for a fact."

Yes, the Tony Soprano. As Melissa put it in a confessional, "Who gets to f--k Tony Soprano?!"

Naturally, the RHONJ ladies were freaking out. "Everybody take a breath!" Jennifer said before divulging the story in a confessional. There, she explained that she met the late actor before he starred on The Sopranos.

"I was obsessed. He actually took me to an S&M bar. It was crazy," she said. "We hung out, we drank, and we went back to his apartment and we f--ked."

Years and years later when The Sopranos star passed away in 2013, Jennifer got "so upset," much to the amusement of her now husband, Jeff, who said something along the lines of, "You realize you weren't in a relationship with him? Like, we're married."

"He was so the one that got away, but he was also the one that was never really there," Jennifer joked in a confessional. "But he absolutely was inside me, that is a fact. More than once."

Perhaps, as Jennifer Aydin suggested, James' spirit will make an appearance at the mansion the RHONJ ladies are staying in while visiting Ireland. 

Hear more about Jennifer's rendezvous in the above RHONJ After Show clip.

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