Dina Manzo Fires Back! In Touch’s Jacqueline Laurita Story “Wrong” and “Ugly”
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Real Housewives of New Jersey

Dina Manzo Fires Back! In Touch’s Jacqueline Laurita Story “Wrong” and “Ugly”

Does Dina Manzo really dislike Jacqueline Laurita so much that she refused to sign on to Real Housewives of New Jersey unless Jac was out of the picture? So goes a new story over at InTouch. A source told the magazine, “When Bravo told Dina that Caroline got a spin-off [Manzo’d With Children], Dina said, ‘Jacqueline has to go, too. It’s her or me.’”

The source insists that Dina is upset at both Jacqueline and sister Caroline because they didn’t “quit the show when she left [in 2010],” and says that this “is her way of getting back” at two women.

Those sure sound like fighting words to us...if they’re even accurate. Upon hearing of the article, Dina took to her Twitter where she fired off a heated message: “ummm In Touch once again ur sources r so wrong down to my AGE! lol I'll never understand why people want to hurt each other #hatemakesUugly.”

It’s an interesting development in what’s become one of RHoNJ’s most teased out dramas (and that’s really saying something in Jersey). Rumors that Dina wants nothing to do with her sister-in-law picked up steam earlier this year when word had it the former Housewife would be returning to the show while Jacqueline would make an exit, seemingly of her own making.

Neither woman has straight out said what exactly is going on, probably because the powers that be over at Bravo are still deciding. Either way, if half as much drama happens on camera during Season 6, we’re in for a true table-turning time!

Sources: InTouch, Dina Manzo on Twitter

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