Jacqueline Laurita provided an replace on her relationship with sister-in-law Dina Manzo earlier this week whereas showing on Carlos King‘s podcast.
Earlier than confirming she’s shifting to Orange County, revealing if she has any regrets from her time on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, and sharing where she stands with Danielle Staub, amongst different issues, Jacqueline confirmed when she final spoke to Dina.
“The final time I talked to Dina, actually, was when her father handed away [in April 2020],” Jacqueline revealed on the February 20 episode of Reality With The King. “We was tremendous shut. We used to go on holidays collectively.”
In line with Jacqueline, she and Dina started feuding on the present and in the end stopped talking due to the drama. Nonetheless, after Jacqueline discovered of the violent break-in at Dina’s dwelling in 2017, throughout which she and husband Dave Cantin had been overwhelmed by men allegedly hired by her ex-husband, Tommy Manzo, she spoke along with her “a pair occasions.”
“I’m all the time open and prepared to forgive folks and be pleasant with folks,” Jacqueline said. “[But] I believe she had a more durable time with letting go of the previous so she form of retains her protected distance.”
Though Jacqueline and Dina are estranged, Dina has hung out with Jacqueline’s husband, Chris Laurita, lately.
“When he’s been in California, he’s had dinner along with her. She’s been out to Vegas earlier than and he’s met along with her, however I haven’t actually frolicked along with her,” Jacqueline shared earlier than confirming issues could change as soon as she strikes to California “in June.”
Recalling her seven seasons on RHONJ, Jacqueline stated that whereas she doesn’t assume she dealt with herself “properly” in each second, she doesn’t have regrets.
“I can’t say that I remorse simply because I all the time really feel like, in life, issues occur for a motive. Issues occur to maneuver you ahead and develop from,” she defined.
Jacqueline additionally famous that in her time on the present, she usually discovered herself in bother with producers.
“I used to get calls from the producers, from the higher-ups as a result of I wouldn’t do one thing. I’d get in bother,” she shared.
Jacqueline additionally upset producers when she didn’t present as much as the season three reunion.
“I believed I give up at that time,” Jacqueline defined. “I don’t know if folks realized, however we wrapped the season 4 finale the evening earlier than the season three reunion and weren’t in an excellent place. I had already shut down off of filming. I didn’t know my contract had me on there for one more yr, so I needed to come again the following season, however I actually felt like I couldn’t take any extra.”
In line with Jacqueline, her son Nicholas was on the peak of his regression at the moment, which made filming extra of a problem.
“He was not identified however he was about to be identified [with autism]. I used to be preventing with Teresa. It was simply a lot negativity and the entire stripper gate factor, that like, disgusted me,” she revealed. “I couldn’t go to the season three reunion and fake like I’m nice with Teresa. I significantly had the most important breakdown. I simply didn’t need any a part of it. I cried. It was horrible.”
And, when it got here to filming the season 4 reunion, Jacqueline heard that not solely had been producers bringing in Danielle Staub, however Kim Granatell was additionally going to be there.
“I’m texting Caroline going, ‘You’re the goal tonight. Kim G.’s on her manner.’ The finale, somebody’s all the time the goal and we wished to know who the goal was. So anytime I’d hear one thing, I’d be like, ‘It’s you,’” Jacqueline shared.
As for a way her daughter, Ashlee Holmes Malleo, is doing, Jacqueline confirmed she’s “good.”
“She’s obtained my grandson, Cameron, who’s now six. And he’s just like the cutest factor,” Jacqueline gushed. “I really like FaceTiming with him. It simply sucks that he’s not right here on a regular basis … however I spoil him from afar and she or he’s an excellent mommy with him. She lives in New Jersey and I stay right here.”
Jacqueline additionally provided an replace on her relationship with Danielle, revealing the 2 of them haven’t spoken for the reason that season two reunion, the place the 2 of them shared a hug.
“We had gone to do press and somebody from the press outlet instructed me she was making an attempt to provide them, or promote them, tales about me. And I’m like, ‘What? I believed we made a truce,’” Jacqueline shared. “Considered one of her mates or followers or no matter turned on her, beginning sending me all their non-public DMs … She was telling [the] lady to assault me on social media … After which she was telling lies about my daughter to folks … So I used to be like, ‘How can she simply make these things up about folks?’”
“That, to me, is a harmful particular person, and I used to be identical to, ‘I’m not having something to do along with her,’” she added.
For sure, Jacqueline just isn’t open to reconciling with Danielle.
“No,” she declared. “Too many harmful lies …. To me, I’d relatively preserve my distance.”
Additionally throughout the interview, Jacqueline revealed if she’d be open to showing on a future season of Real Housewives: Ultimate Girls Trip.
“May I deal with two weeks on a ladies’ journey? Sure. I may deal with it. I may have enjoyable. Even when I fought for 2 weeks, it’s two weeks of my life, I may deal with it. However realistically, I can’t do it as a result of I don’t have a sitter for 2 weeks lengthy for me to go on a visit like that to look at Nicholas,” she defined.
Then, when Carlos recommended it could be simply seven days, Jacqueline stated she may possibly “juggle it.”
“But when anyone needs to the touch my boobies and vagina undesirable, I gained’t say what I’d do,” she added, giving a nod to Brandi Glanville‘s alleged actions in opposition to her different sister-in-law, Caroline Manzo.
The Actual Housewives of New Jersey season 13 airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on Bravo.