It’s been a difficult time for Teresa Giudice, but she continues to move forward.
The 46-year-old reality star was snapped Thursday in her native New Jersey for the first time since a judge ordered her husband Joe to be deported to
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star, who’s been focused on fitness throughout the year, was clad in a Adidas ensemble, in a grey pattern prints, of a jacket with leggings, and navy blue sneakers.
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Moving forward: Teresa Giudice, 46, was snapped Thursday in her native New Jersey for the first time since a judge ordered her husband Joe to be deported to Italy when he’s released from prison next year
The mom-of-four – to Gia, 17, Gabriella, 14, Milania, 12, and Audriana, nine – accessorized with large hoop earrings and designer sunglasses, with her long, lustrous mane down and parted, with streaks of blonde.
The outing came a day after Joe, who is serving out a three-year prison sentence for fraud at FCI Allenwood in Pennsylvania, was been ordered to be deported back to Italy. The 46-year-old TV star came to the US as an infant, but never became a citizen.
Soon after news broke,
A source told
Stylish: The reality star accessorized with large hoop earrings and designer sunglasses, with her long mane down and parted, with streaks of blonde
Staying put: Teresa and her four girls will remain in the United States amid the difficult ordeal, sources told TMZ
Keeping in touch: The Garden State beauty kept her phone close on the busy weekday afternoon
‘Family has always been the most important thing to Teresa,’ the source told the outlet. ‘It kills her that her family has been broken up by this for so long, and she’s angry that something like this would happen again.
‘She always kept her feelings close to the cuff, but even she can’t pretend anymore this isn’t happening.’
Another new twist to the story was that in 2016, Teresa asked now-President Donald Trump to write a character letter in support of Joe before he began his sentence.
Under pressure: A source told People that ‘there’s been a shakiness in Teresa’s voice she doesn’t usually have’ amid the family crisis
Dealing with adversity: Teresa is ‘angry that something like this would happen again’ to the family amid years of tumult, the source told People
Teresa and Donald had become close after she starred on his reality TV show The Apprentice. His office told her no.
‘Based upon the law, I find you deportable and ineligible for any kind of relief,’ Judge John Ellington said during a hearing at Pennsylvania’s York Immigration Court on Wednesday, the site added. ‘Mr Giudice, no matter how this turns out, I wish you the best. I decided this case as a matter of law.’
Joe, who was on teleconference, did not take the news of his pending deportation well.
Pulling out all the stops: Teresa in 2016 asked now-President Donald Trump to write a character letter in support of Joe before he began his sentence, but he declined
All aboard! The RHONJ star opened the passenger’s door of a grey truck on the damp East Coast day
Focused: Teresa looked to be dressed for a fitness-related endeavor on the afternoon
‘I don’t understand how I can be deported on this case,’ said Joe, who will can appeal the ruling by a November 9 deadline. ‘If you will, I’ll tell you my side. I shouldn’t even be here right now. I have to go back and tell my kids this, and they’ve been waiting to hear from me.’
The couple pleaded guilty in 2014 to 41 counts of fraud. There were also unpaid taxes that totaled $200,000.
Both of them have family and friends in New Jersey and have made their living their for decades.