Margaret Josephs Defends Melissa and Joe Gorga’s ‘Devastating’ Option to Skip Teresa Giudice’s Wedding ceremony

Teresa Giudice attends Boohoo by Kourtney Kardashian Barker’s New York Vogue Week debut, at Highline on September 13, 2022 in New York Metropolis. (Picture by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Photos for Boohoo) ; BravoCon 2022 Crimson Carpet from the Javits Middle in New York Metropolis on Saturday, October 15, 2022 — Pictured: Margaret Josephs — (Picture by: Cindy Ord/Bravo by way of Getty Photos); Joe Gorga and Melissa Gorga on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards held at Prudential Middle on August 28, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey. (Picture by Christopher Polk/Selection by way of Getty Photos)

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Margaret Josephs is shedding extra mild on Teresa Giudice‘s ongoing feud with Melissa and Joe Gorga.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star, 55, revealed Teresa, 50, introduced issues that have been “very hurtful” to Melissa and Joe whereas filming the upcoming season of RHONJ and she will perceive the couple’s resolution to skip her August wedding to Luis “Louie” Ruelas.

“I do know what occurred on the season finale and I feel it’s very unfortunate,” she informed E! Information in a brand new interview. “I do know why Melissa and Joe have been very upset and I feel it was devastating.”

She added, “It’s extremely unhappy when this occurs with households and I feel Melissa and Joe are justified, in truth, for not going to the marriage.”

Josephs shared that RHONJ viewers will see the drama play out on display throughout season 13, including, “I feel it is smart and it is unhappy.”

Margaret Josephs attends the OK! Magazine Summer Kickoff Party

Margaret Josephs attends the OK! Journal Summer time Kickoff Get together

Theo Wargo/Getty Margaret Josephs

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At BravoCon 2022 in October, the tv persona informed PEOPLE {that a} reconciliation between the members of the family was “not looking good.”

Josephs additionally revealed that she solely determined to attend Teresa’s marriage ceremony after speaking with the Gorgas.

“[Melissa] was like, ‘We’re not making a stand. We’re not telling you to not go to the marriage.’ They might by no means do one thing like that. And I stated, ‘I’ll go, however I am not going to bop all night time. I am unable to really feel snug doing that,'” she recalled. “So I went, I gave them a present, which she appeared nice coming down the aisle. She did. She walked all the way down to ‘Ave Maria,’ and I cried when she got here down the aisle. We stayed for the cocktail hour after which we did not keep the entire night.”

The truth star added that she grew to become emotional over the family drama on the marriage ceremony.

“I most likely cried greater than anyone as a result of it was arduous for me as a result of I felt very torn and to know Melissa and Joe weren’t there,” she shared. “And I do know it was arduous for Joe and Melissa, I am certain. And I used to be like, I do know they’re residence crying. It was too emotional for me to remain and rejoice whereas they’re residence being in ache.”

Melissa Gorga, Joe Gorga -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images); Luis Ruelas and Teresa Giudice attend the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California and broadcast on June 5, 2022. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for MTV)

Melissa Gorga, Joe Gorga — (Picture by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Picture Financial institution by way of Getty Photos); Luis Ruelas and Teresa Giudice attend the 2022 MTV Film & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California and broadcast on June 5, 2022. (Picture by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Photos for MTV)

Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Picture Financial institution/Getty; Jeff Kravitz/Getty Melissa and Joe Gorga (left) and Teresa Giudice and Louie Ruelas (proper)

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In early August, PEOPLE confirmed that the Gorgas would not be at his sister Teresa’s marriage ceremony. Two sources stated Melissa and Joe backed out of attending two days earlier than the ceremony when false rumors about their marriage surfaced amid filming. Each Teresa and Louie’s actions on the time in the end influenced the Gorgas’ resolution.

Teresa betrayed them in a manner that is unforgivable,” one supply stated. “They don’t seem to be going to rejoice Teresa’s new marriage when all she does is attempt to tear aside theirs.”

“It is unlucky. I feel it is unhappy,” Melissa informed PEOPLE at BravoCon 2022. “I want we might have gone, however it’s what it’s. We’ll by no means get that again, and I did not select it.”

Teresa Giudice, Joe Gorga and Melissa Gorga

Teresa Giudice, Joe Gorga and Melissa Gorga

Paul Zimmerman/Getty Teresa Giudice, Joe Gorga and Melissa Gorga

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The Gorgas addressed their resolution to skip the Aug. 6 nuptials on the Melissa Gorga On Display podcast, confirming that “the total complete story” resulting in pressure amongst the household was not public information on the time, however “drips and drabs” of it had surfaced.

“I am not going to take a seat right here and say that there wasn’t drama, that it wasn’t loopy. Sure, there was a little bit aggression from sure folks that would’ve been a little bit scary,” stated Melissa, noting that there was “loads of purpose” it might be “unusual” for the pair to attend the marriage thereafter.

Joe, in flip, stated it was “so, so arduous” for him to not attend Teresa’s marriage ceremony, particularly since she’s his solely shut household that is nonetheless alive.

“To me, it was devastating. It actually was. It was one of many hardest days of my life. It was unhealthy,” he stated. “However pay attention: let’s return to the reunion. She did this, you realize? This was all on her. That is what she actually wished. She did not need [Melissa] within the marriage ceremony, she did not need any of my youngsters within the marriage ceremony, she barely wished me.”

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Season 13 of The Actual Housewives of New Jersey premieres on Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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