EXCLUSIVE: This morning (May 14), Jacqueline Laurita broke her silence on her Twitter account about her fate on Bravo and the reason for her departure as a regular cast member on "The Real Housewives of New Jersey." With many rumors out in the media that Jackie was fired from hit Bravo TV's hit series, like on Celeb Dirty Laundry, it is now officially confirmed that she will not be returning to the cast for the 2014 installment. Laurita did reach out to this Examiner to give an exclusive quote after an inquiry to her morning tweet.
Jacqueline Laurita tweeted:
"U can still see me part time on #Bravo on @CarolineManzo new spin off #ManzodWithChildren," Laurita announced on Twitter on Wednesday, May 14. "I'm thrilled 2 b on it! It's a lot of fun & hilarious."
Overjoyed to hear that Jacqueline and Chris Laurita will still be on Bravo with Caroline Manzo, it was still a mystery as to why she left RHONJ. After a direct inquiry, Jacqueline responded personally with:
"I wasn't let go. I left. I couldn't handle the drama when I had more important things on my mind. If I was fired, I wouldn't still be on Bravo on Caroline's show," Jacqueline Laurita revealed.
It is also speculated that Laurita no longer wants to expose her autistic child to the scrutiny of the reality show cameras and the world's eyes. She's opting to move away from the exploitation, which was being used to maintain her storyline on the series.
Currently on "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Bravo site, the new cast has been announced and they will debut on Bravo TV, Sunday, July 13 at 8 p.m. Fans will be sad, or glad to know that Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are the only official housewives returning for Season Six. Newly appointed New Jersey housewives include Teresa Aprea, Nicole Mauriello, Amber Marchese and believe it or not--Dina Manzo returns! It is most upsetting not to see the incredible Danielle Staub on this new cast list. Bravo has never been the same without her!
Will you watch "Manzo'd with Children" when it debuts on Bravo?