For Joe Giudice, his November 2019 reunion with Teresa Giudice and their daughters Gia, Milania, Gabriella, and Audriana, was a bit more sweet than what was shown on The Real Housewives of New Jersey finale on February 26.
"The most thoughtful gifts of all is never materialistic things but love!" Joe, who is living in his native Italy as he awaits the final decision on his ongoing deportation case, wrote in an Instagram post after the episode aired. "I want to thank my family for the generosity, hospitality and for your valuable time that you gave to Teresa, bravo team, and girls!"
In the set of photos, Joe and his extended family are smiling as they stand around a large decorated sheet cake featuring the colors of the Italian flag, seemingly to welcome the show crew, Teresa, and the girls to the country for the family of six's first time reuniting in years.
He added: "You all missed my toast and gratitude to Teresa, my family, and amazing kids."
The episode showed the reunited family in happier moments as they visited with their extended relatives and explored the stunning Amalfi Coast. As they got deeper into the visit, however, the trip held deeply emotional conversations for Joe and Teresa as they struggled to navigate what their relationship should look like moving forward.
While the dramatic finale ultimately resulted in the pair deciding that their marriage had come to an end, Joe continues to look back on the family visit with happiness, as he expressed in his Instagram post: "It really was a special time and night!"
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