Behind-the-Scenes Meltdown Footage of Teresa Giudice’s Daughter Gia Is Almost Too Painful to Watch (VIDEO)

gia guidiceOn Sunday's episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Joe and Teresa Giudice's daughter Gia turned 12. TWELVE. It was a lesson in how time flies, because damn, it feels like just yesterday that Gia was 7 years old and totally cute and innocent. Now she's a bona fide tween with a mind, and a mouth, of her own.

In this behind-the-scenes footage, we take a trip down Gia Memory Lane, and let me warn you, it's not all hugs and kisses. In fact, some of it is really, really cringe-worthy.

It goes without saying that all kids "have their moments," especially those on the cusp of teeangedom. They're hot one minute, cold the next, and it's hard for every parent to figure out where they stand on the I-hate-mom-today-o-meter.

But! I would never tolerate my child telling me I'm disgusting and weird, like Gia calls Teresa, unless I just did something, you know, disgusting and weird, like swallowing their pet goldfish, or praising the neighbor's new motor home they've decided to park on their front lawn.

The way Gia talks to Teresa has to be a result of the epic river of dysfunction that runs through that entire house. She's understandably angered and confused by her family's riff with her Uncle Joe Gorga's family, she doesn't know if her dad's going to jail or not, and her mom seems more obsessed with keeping up appearances than keeping it real.

Plus, she's on one of the most popular cable television shows ever ... all while going through puberty.

After watching this video, you might be torn between sending Gia to her room without dinner or giving the poor girl a hug. It's hard not to feel sorry for her and for everyone involved.


What do you think about Gia's reel here?


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nonmember avatar Anner

Well Teresa has no one to blame but herself does she? The kid has been raised to think she is a prima donna and well, there you have it.

Rache... RachelsMercy

Not surprising. Her mom is a disgusting and pathetic excuse for a woman.

tuffy... tuffymama

That poor girl is a victim of horrible parenting from horrible people. So much of a kid's mouthing off is testing limits in the beginning, but hers sometimes seems so angst ridden and insecure behind that attitude.

jalaz77 jalaz77

She needs to get used to it or take the kids off the show and out of the 'princess' lifestyle! Look how she raises those girls?! Spends a shit ton of money on them, those girls don't care. Now that she has trained them like this, they will always be disrespectful.

Carolyn Ingold

She needed to have that arse beat when she was 2.  Not now.  You reap what you sew.  Spare the rod and spoil the child!

Mary Charnitski Mehan

I was really expecting something horrible I don't see anything here that is not normal. She is constantly being filmed the kid give her a break already. find something else to talk about because this is nothing out of the normal considering the circumstances.

nonmember avatar CaliKelly

She is a typical teenager. Yes, she is a bit mouthy, but what teens aren't?

Carla Selman

she is very disrespectful. But I am sure her parents are very proud of how she talks to her elders..  I love little Gia, but her parents are the reason for her behaviour.  They talk too much in front of their children..butterfly

Judith Grant Lombardo

She has the most disrespectful children on television, It's a shame the way they talk to her and Malania or however you spell it is almost worse than Gia..she just laughs it off, but let me tell you, she is headed for alot of trouble with those unruly children, I would never allow my children to talk to me like they do..totally disgusting..but she as a mother has no respect for anyone either, her children will turn out just like her, thinking everyone owes them something and never being wrong..last nites episode was totally disgusting, bringing up her sister-in-law not visiting her father in the hospital..and then she has the nerve to tell its not the time or the place and she is the one that started the whole thing, but that is because she had her twitty friends to back her up..Sorry Theresa you are a poor excuse for a are dispicable!


Etta Samples-Bredeson

She needs to have her mouth washed out with soap !!! BUT she is a product of her awful Mother and Father and their BAD parenting.. It is too bad that this is NOT gonna be the worst of it all !! These girls are going to get really bad... I see alot of TROUBLE in the future in many many ways..Shame on you Teresa for being a very BAD parent !!! and not giving them the right tools to make it in the real world..

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