You may take the lady out of New Jersey, however you possibly can’t take the Jersey out of the lady! The Actual Housewives of New Jersey franchise has seen lots of its stars go away the world behind over time — and Us Weekly is taking a visit down reminiscence lane and checking in on the place they’re now.
OG forged member Caroline Manzo left the present in 2014 after 5 seasons. Throughout her time on the sequence, she acquired entangled in a rocky feud with former costar Teresa Guidice.
Manzo later revealed her purpose for exiting the franchise for good.
“There wasn’t a last straw, the burden turned too heavy in my private life,” Manzo instructed Bravo’s The Every day Dish in January 2021. “You may’t work with one thing that doesn’t replicate your beliefs. The present turned one thing that simply didn’t replicate my beliefs or who I used to be as an individual.”
She added, “It’s not in regards to the cash, it’s not in regards to the fame — it’s about your ethical compass and the way you reside your life.”
As many RHONJ followers know, Manzo went on to star in her personal spinoff sequence titled Manzo’d with Youngsters from 2014 to 2017.
Siggy Flicker, for her half, broke the information of her departure from the Bravo franchise in a letter shared solely with Us Weekly in 2018. She had solely been part of the present for 2 brief seasons.
“That’s a wrap! I need to thank Andy Cohen and Bravo for the chance they gave me on The Actual Housewives of New Jersey,” she wrote on the time. “Andy Cohen is a mentor, a pal and the sweetest man within the universe, to not point out GOOD LOOOKING! Bravo has superb individuals who made an amazing influence on my profession and my life. I don’t remorse one second of the great and typically the not so good.”
In the meantime, Jacqueline Laurita starred on RHONJ’s first 5 seasons earlier than being demoted to the “pal” function for season 6. Although she was restored to full-time standing once more in season 7, her run on Bravo ended simply earlier than season 8 in 2017.
“I used to be requested by an government producer what it will take for me to return again to #RHONJ…I mentioned full time and an entire new forged. Lol! (Dolores [Catania] can keep.) I don’t just like the course it’s entering into anymore,” she tweeted in March 2018. “I’m a really optimistic individual & I’m very pleased with my life. I really like my household & I really like my associates. I need to do optimistic issues. I really like sharing my journey & information I’ve gained alongside the way in which. I really like serving to individuals and that’s what I’m going to proceed to do.”
Scroll via the gallery beneath for an replace on the place former Actual Housewives of New Jersey stars are actually: