Melissa Gorga’s pal, Traci Johnson, has joined the cast of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” as a “pal of,” however that title could also be fleeting in terms of Teresa Giudice.
On the season 12 premiere of the Bravo actuality show, Melissa and her husband Joe Gorga met up with friends Johnson and her husband, former NFL star Tiki Barber, for dinner, and the topic of Giudice and her fiancé, Luis Ruelas, got here up.
During the dinner double date filmed final summer season, the foursome mentioned Joe Gorga’s considerations about his sister Teresa’s fiancé. Johnson and Barber additionally questioned Giudice’s relationship and the controversial video that Ruelas filmed whereas at an all-male camp retreat years in the past.
Fans will quickly see some drama play out with the RHONJ newcomer and the OG queen bee.
Traci Johnson Revealed the Surprising Reason Behind Her Drama With Teresa Giudice
While Johnson seemingly obtained together with co-stars Gorga, Margaret Josephs Dolores Catania, Jackie Goldschneider, and Jennifer Aydin whereas filming her debut season on RHONJ, the identical will not be stated for Giudice.
Johnson informed Hollywood Life that whereas she obtained into just a few little spats with a number of the ladies, issues had been far more intense with Giudice.
“I get into tiffs right here and there, with and a few extra explosive arguments … Teresa primarily,” Johnson revealed. “She appears to be a catalyst of quite a lot of drama on this season. We’ll have to attend and see the way it unfolds and there are some moments the place I scratch my head and surprise why.”
In an interview with E! News, Johnson revealed that she was somewhat bit nervous about being the beginner within the pal group, and that in the first place issues went higher than anticipated.
“As the OG of the show I assumed Teresa could be very territorial and never wanting a newcomer to come back in,” Johnson informed the outlet. “And I’ll say I used to be very shocked and really pleased to see how she welcomed me into the group of mates. She was very nice to start with.”
But Johnson added, “Things could get rocky with us all through the season. I simply really feel like I’ve drama with Teresa this season. It in all probability intensifies the additional alongside we get. You know with something with Teresa, you by no means know what you are gonna get.”
Johnson additionally revealed the stunning purpose for her rift with Giudice.
“My husband,” she stated. “Tiki causes somewhat little bit of drama in Jersey.”
Jackie Goldschneider Said Traci Johnson Has a ‘Fiery’ Personality
While Johnson pointed to her well-known husband for stirring the pot within the Garden State this season, RHONJ star Jackie Goldschneider made it clear that Johnson is not precisely a wallflower herself.
“I beloved Traci proper from the beginning,” Goldschneider informed Distractify. “I feel she was a fantastic addition. She’s so lovely to take a look at …however she’s additionally a fantastic individual and he or she has a fiery persona.”
As for Barber, he match proper in with the opposite RHONJ husbands.
“He’s simply completely part of the wolfpack,” Goldshneider stated of Barber’s newfound bromance along with her husband, Evan, in addition to Frank Catania, Bill Aydin, and Joe Benigno.