While in court today, a judge ruled that the star of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” would be sentenced to 15 months in prison following her role in bankruptcy fraud, with him making a clear message that he would deliver similar penalties to anyone, regardless of whether or not they are a public figure and appear regularly on a reality TV show.
Earlier today, it was ruled that Joe would spend 41 months in prison, and the way the sentencing will work is that he will undergo his sentence as soon as Teresa finishes hers. She will report to prison on January 5 to begin serving her time.
Is it possible that she actually serves less than 15 months? Based on what we’ve seen from the prison system time and time again, especially when it comes to celebrities, that seems possible. After all, there is constant “overcrowding” that tends to happen behind bars. Not only that, but we imagine that it must be annoying to use extra resources to protect a celebrity for a non-violent crime.
Ultimately, this does appear to be the end of the road for a saga that has played out both on the Bravo reality show and in real life now for years. To be fair, Teresa said in court today that she no longer cared about reality TV, but we have a hard time thinking that given that she may need to the job moving forward. You make a significant amount of money from doing appearances and promotions related to the show.
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