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Her clear conscience is “On Display.”
Melissa Gorga revealed in a new interview that making a decision to end her friendship with “Real Housewives of New Jersey” castmate and sister-in-law Teresa Giudice came guilt-free.
“I truly feel like I have hit every avenue,” Gorga, 42, told Dylan Hafer on Monday’s episode of Betches’ “Mention It All” podcast. “I have no guilt.”
The former singer said that she feels “a little free” after she and Giudice, 49, made a pact to stop pretending they like each other during the three-part “RHONJ” Season 12 reunion.
“It’s OK to say that [Teresa and I] don’t have the best relationship and I don’t feel guilty saying that because I tried really hard and I know that I tried hard — for my in-laws and for [my husband] Joe [Gorga],” she continued.
“[My in-laws] are not here anymore and now … it is sad to see [Joe] not have family.”
After Giudice told Melissa, “Honey, we’re not close,” at the reunion, the notorious table-flipper proceeded to call her bother a “bitch boy” and accused him of being “too involved” in the ladies’ drama — causing Joe to vacate the stage in anger.
Giudice has since apologized for lobbing insults at Joe, 42 — but saying sorry via social media hasn’t seemed to help her current relationship with the Gorgas.
Melissa said on “Mention It All” that her final straw with Giudice was watching their interactions play back on Season 1 of “Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip.”
“When I went back and watched ‘Ultimate Girls Trip,’ I was watching some of the scenes they filmed Teresa and I together on the plane and we were in the car, and I remember looking at her and genuinely saying, ‘This is exciting that we get to do this together and this is something fun. We’ll have these memories that we did something fun for when we get older,’” she recalled.
“She kind of just rolled her eyes and looked at me,” Melissa added. “Between that and watching [this] season [of ‘RHONJ’], I just feel like I tried and I’m good.”
The “On Display” podcast host insisted that she wants to have a “good relationship” with Giudice, but felt defeated after realizing that her loyalty to the OG Bravo star was seemingly unreciprocated.
“That was another thing I watched and thought, ‘I feel like I give up,’” she said.
Giudice has repeatedly accused Melissa of being disloyal over the years, citing her friendships with Giudice’s onscreen enemies, Margaret Josephs and Jackie Goldschneider.
While Melissa has notably defended Giudice in front of both Josephs, 55, and Goldschneider, 45, Giudice could not recall a time she stood up for Melissa when asked to do so during the “New Jersey” reunion.
Melissa confessed that she would never discuss her drama with Giudice again if given the choice.
“We are all, as a cast, sick of it,” she told host Hafer. “Does anybody really wanna see Teresa, Melissa and Joe argue and make up to break up? Just leave it alone!”
The Envy boutique owner elaborated, “I don’t care if we never talked about it again. You have me all f–ked up and you got it twisted. I don’t want to talk about Teresa or the family, never again if it was up to me.”
Part three of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” Season 12 reunion airs Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo.
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