(NORTHJERSEY.COM) Reality — in the form of a federal judge — hit Teresa and Joe Giudice hard Thursday when they were sentenced to prison for mortgage and bankruptcy fraud despite last-ditch, tearful pleas by the fallen TV stars.
Teresa and Joe Giudice, flanked by security guards as they leave federal court Thursday in Newark, got 15 months and 41 months, respectively.
“I fully take responsibility for my actions,” Teresa, one of the stars of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” told U.S. District Judge Esther Salas. “I deeply love my family. … My four daughters are my life.”
Her voice faltering, she went on: “I wrote this last night because I knew I was going to be nervous. … I’m scared, I’m not going to deny it. I’m really scared.”
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