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It was a night of firsts for Teresa Giudice and her boyfriend Luis "Louie" Ruelas. After Teresa officially introduced her new special someone to the world in the May 12 episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey (clip above), Louie made a surprise appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.
He stopped by to play "The Louie-wed Game" in which he had to guess Teresa's responses to several romantic questions. Along the way, we learned Teresa responds to physical touch as her love language, her favorite date night meal is steak pizzaiola, and she would trust Dolores Catania over Melissa Gorga with a secret. When it comes to physical attributes, Teresa loves Louie's lips and his triceps, while he is a fan of her heart and, well, her backside.
Louie aced those questions. However, he fumbled on probably the most important one of them all. When asked to name Teresa's favorite cut for an engagement ring, he incorrectly guessed pear while the New Jersey Housewife made it known that she has her eye on an oval cut. "You better get that right," Teresa told Louie before really making sure that he remembered her preference. "A pear, you eat it. An oval is what I want to wear on my finger."
After the game, Andy Cohen asked Louie another burning question: "Is there anything you saw from the Housewives of New Jersey that made you nervous about dating Teresa?"
"You mean the screaming and the flipping tables and all that?" Louie replied. "No. Teresa's amazing."
Yes, she is!
Teresa and Louie began dating last fall, and after hearing so much about him this season of RHONJ, we finally got to see him as the two went on a romantic date in the Season 11 finale. "Getting back out in the dating world was really hard for me. I was married for almost 20 years. So when I first met Louie, I was nervous. It was very slow, baby steps," Teresa shared in an interview during the episode. "Our third date, he gave me a kiss goodbye, and that's when I was like, 'That was nice.' I got butterflies."
Teresa noted how things had just felt "very easy" with Louie only a few months into their relationship. "With Louie, I smile every day. He makes me laugh all the time. I love how smart he is. He's really successful. He's an entrepreneur," she said. "But one of the things I love most about Louie is he's an amazing dad. He has two sons. Like, there's just so many qualities that I love about him."
Teresa sounds pretty in love, love, love to us. "I love that Louie gets me, and I've always wanted that," she gushed during the episode. "And it's so crazy, because I don't know what the future holds, but this is the best I've felt in a really long time."
We'll catch up more with Teresa and the rest of the Garden State gals at the two-part RHONJ Season 11 reunion, which kicks off Wednesday, May 19 at 9/8c. Get your first look, below.
Photo: Teresa Giudice/Instagram
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