Has Teresa Giudice Finally Taken Responsibility for her Actions?

Teresa And Joe Giudice

Joe and Teresa Giudice sat down with Bravo’s Andy Cohen at the Bravo Clubhouse on Friday night to film an interview that aired late last night. The interview, which followed a New Jersey judge’s sentencing of the couple for multiple counts of fraud, was emotional – to say the least. The judge in the Giudice’s case sentenced Joe Giudice to 41 months in prison following his wife’s 15 months in prison; a term she is set to begin on January 5.

The judge stated that she considered probation for Teresa, but ultimately decided that the real housewife of New Jersey didn’t seem to show any remorse or take and responsibility for her actions – or show any respect for the law – and that resulted in her prison sentence. During the interview with Andy Cohen, it appears the real housewife still doesn’t take responsibility for her actions or breaking the law. Instead, she seems to blame others.

“I work on the Housewives. I get paid if I wanna go buy something…I’m not trying to keep up with the Joneses. I’m not trying to spend money that I don’t have,” she said of her extravagant spending sprees, which included dropping more than $120,000 on furniture for one room of her house during the first season of the housewives and then filing for bankruptcy only months later.

“I do need to read things and understand things before I sign them. I’m a trustworthy person and sometimes I take what other people say…I can’t do that anymore. I gotta make sure I fully understand something or fully read it or find a lawyer – like a contract lawyer – that can help me because I don’t read contracts every day, so I wanna get better at that,” she says of her responsibility for the fraud she and her husband committed. As for her husband, Joe Giudice admitted and owned up to his mistakes. He admitted to taking out false loans and using his wife for her good credit.

“Whatever Joe told me to sign, I signed,” said the housewife. As for the omissions in their assets that were left out of official court documents – the ones that ultimately led to her prison sentence because the judge felt that leaving these things off their long list of assets was a direct disregard of the law – Teresa had this to say.

“I was shocked. Believe me, whatever I needed to do I would do,” she said of the omissions, not providing any further information as to why things such as vehicles and furniture were left off the documents.

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