Rep: Caroline Manzo, Jacqueline Laurita Not Leaving ‘Real Housewives’

by | October 4, 2011 at 8:12 AM | Real Housewives of New Jersey, TV News

Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita (Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita (Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)


You can’t get rid of Caroline Manzo or Jacqueline Laurita that easily.

Despite a Huffington Post report claiming the two women have been axed from “The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s” fifth season, a Bravo spokesperson assures Us Weekly no one has been given a pink slip — yet.

“Bravo is not firing anyone from ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey.’ This is completely inaccurate from sources who are unreliable and making up rumors,” a spokesperson for the network says. “All five cast members will be featured on season four. No decisions have been made about season five at this time.”

Offscreen tension between the cast members reached an all-time high over the weekend when Laurita, 40, accused Teresa Giudice of plotting to tarnish her sister-in-law Melissa Gorga’s name by hinting at a secret stripper past. (Gorga, 32, and her former employer Larry Guarino insist she was merely a bartender atLookers Gentlemen’s Club.)

“Teresa told me that ‘rumor’ about Melissa when she first started the show,” Laurita tweeted Saturday. “She wanted her out then. She plotted it. She played dumb on camera and even defended Melissa.”

“There is even a lot more to the story that will eventually come out,” Laurita added of Guidice, 39. “She’s no good and yes — she has stabbed me in the back plenty of times. I’m not so forgiving anymore.”

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