During The Real Housewives of New Jersey Special Event: Joe and Teresa Unlocked on October 27, Teresa Giudice and Joe Giudice shared updates on everything from Joe's new life in Italy to the status of his deportation ruling appeal to their current relationship. They also acknowledged the impact that the past few years have had on their children, daughters Gia, Gabriella, Milania, and Audriana Giudice, and it got emotional.
When Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen host Andy Cohen shared clips of how their four daughters have reacted to their parents' legal troubles in the past, Teresa couldn't help but cry. "I hate seeing my kids hurt," Teresa admitted. "They've been through a lot. And they're doing so good, thank god. It's been tough."
Teresa acknowledged that her girls have had to grow up "too fast, too soon" but shared that they're "amazing" and "independent." And Joe admitted that he regrets that, as a result of being away for almost four years, he missed many milestones, including eldest daughter Gia graduating high school and moving into college. Joe shared that one positive element of being out of ICE custody and in Italy is that he's able to FaceTime with the girls and witness their daily lives.
As for how the two plan to co-parent while Joe awaits a final decision on his deportation, Joe said, "I'm pretty good at that. I'm pretty close to my daughters and we talk all the time. I'm constantly texting and sending pictures and doing video chats with them, which is good."
Teresa also shared their daughters understand why Teresa previously said she would divorce Joe if he was deported — and she's following daughter Gia's advice to see how she feels when she visits Joe in Italy before making any decisions.
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