Teresa Giudice is showing her estranged husband, Joe Giudice, some social media love just days after the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” duo announced their separation after 20 years of marriage. The reality TV starlet posted a sweet message to Joe on Saturday after he shared a picture of a group dinner on Instagram. In the snap, Joe is seen smiling with several friends around a table as drinks surrounded them. While they all look nice in the picture, Teresa took a liking to her ex man’s new look.
Posing with his group around the table, Joe is spotted wearing a long-sleeved black tee, which showcased his new muscles. He’s also seen with facial hair, something Teresa Giudice quickly took notice too. “Freind [sic] just opened restaurant and invited us very good aged meats,” Joe posted on his Instagram, to which his “RHONJ” wife complimented his looks by saying, “The beard looks good.” Her comment comes just days after revealing she was separating from her husband following his move back to Italy.
Despite lasting through two prison sentences and raising four daughters, his looming deportation case and moving to another country proved to be too much for Teresa and Joe. They decided to move on and according to People, the life-changing decision was made “amicably and very slowly.” A source told the outlet, “They discussed their future when Teresa and the girls went to Italy in early November and they agreed that each had to move on.” While Joe has reportedly already dipped his foot in the dating pool, Teresa seems to have too.
After the announcement, the “RHONJ” star was spotted getting cozy with a man whose name is Anthony Delorenzo. Teresa was photographed leaving a restaurant with the contractor whose arms were wrapped around her. Despite the PDA, her lawyer, James Leonard, told Us Weekly they are just friends. “People should spend time with their families and enjoy the Christmas holiday, not worry about Teresa Giudice eating breakfast with a longtime friend,” he told the outlet. As far as Teresa and Joe go, People reports “there are no plans for divorce” for the former couple and “both of them are focused” on their four children — Gia, 18, Gabriella, 15, Milania, 14, and Audriana, 10.