Fists Fly at ‘Real Housewives of NJ’ Event, 3 Castmates to Be Charged

by | April 5, 2013 at 9:35 AM | Celebrity Arrests, Real Housewives of New Jersey

TV personalities Jacqueline and Chris Laurita (Photo: Mike McGregor/Getty Images)

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Three cast members of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” reality show will face charges following an altercation at a clothing boutique.

A Paramus man claims Jacqueline and Christopher Laurita and Giuseppe “Joe” Gorga attacked him as cameras rolled in Ridgewood on Saturday.

A judge on Thursday determined there was sufficient probable cause to charge them with assault and making terroristic threats.

John Karagiorgis filed the complaint and the reality stars responded with their own, which will be heard next week.

Karagiorgis tells The Record newspaper he still has a mark on his forehead from a stiletto heel.

The case will be forwarded to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.

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RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Accusations and fists were flying at an event that featured cast members of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” reality show.

A Paramus man claims Jacqueline and Christopher Laurita and Giuseppe “Joe” Gorga attacked him as cameras rolled in a hair salon in Ridgewood on Saturday.

John Karagiorgis filed a complaint, accusing the three of simple assault and making terroristic threats. The reality stars responded with their own complaints.

Karagiorgis tells The Record newspaper (http://bit.ly/16AtzdU ) he was ambushed and still has a mark on his forehead from a stiletto heel.

His lawyer tells the newspaper the incident was a “reality show gone wild” as part of a “ratings grab.”

Police say a probable cause hearing will be scheduled to determine if there is enough evidence to warrant any arrests.

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