Teresa and Joe Giudice's latest legal troubles make everything else they have endured the last five seasons look like child's play. The Real Housewives of New Jersey stars are facing 50 years in jail for 39 counts of fraud against the IRS. Now fans fear that Teresa won't be willing to do the one thing she could do in order to save her well-dressed hide.
According to the folks over at Celebrity Dirty Laundry, Teresa's best chance for getting off with just a slap on the wrist and going home to her four daughters is to divorce "Juicy Joe" and testify against him. As long as they are married, she can't be compelled to testify, nor can anything he told her be used against him.
But anyone who watches that show knows that is unlikely to ever happen. Teresa will go down with that ship. She has too much stubborn pride to admit that Joe did something bad and has essentially ruined her life. Even after cameras caught him chatting up another woman and calling Teresa a c**t, she stood by her man. Not that she should just cut and run when things get tough. The vows are for better or worse, after all. But at some point, she will need to do what's best for her children.
If Joe were to take the fall for this mess, she wouldn't have to worry about jail time. Problem is, people just don't think he's that selfless, especially if it means more time behind bars for himself. It's a tough situation for Teresa, to be sure. She must be scared to death about what will happen to her family. Anyone in that position would be.
What do you think Teresa should do?
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