Several husbands from The Real Housewives of New Jersey got together to have some holiday spirit — and to share embarrassing stories.
In a shared video from BravoTV.comFrank Catania, Joe Gorga and Joe Benigno sat under a buffalo plaid blanket in front of a faux fireplace to tell not-so-heartwarming Christmas stories.
And while the female cast members were nowhere to be seen, their ears must have been burning when the conversation turned to embarrassing gifts.
Here’s what you need to know:
Frank Catania’s story about a daring gift turned into a diss to Teresa Giudice
In a clip Posted by Bravo, Dolores Catania’s ex-husband, Frank, revealed a family tradition that has lasted since his mother’s death. To keep the family together, the Catanias all go into town during the holiday season to see a play.
In the video, Catania revealed that a year on his way home from town, he had his nephew Benny, son Frankie and daughter Gabrielle in the car as they were driving down Route 17 when he spotted a store.
“They had one of those triple X stores,” Catania said, before revealing that he went to an adult store and bought his sister a vibrator – while her teenage son watched.
“This is insane!” replied Benigno. “Are you still paying for his therapy? Damaged now!”
Catania revealed he didn’t expect his sister’s in-laws to be there when she opened up her bright purple sex toy on Christmas Day. Catania then took a stab at Gorga, saying he was “jealous” because he’s still talking to his sister even after the vibrator thing. RHONJ fans know that Gorga and his older sister Teresa Giudice have been in a long-standing feud and have broken up after filming the 13th episodeth season of the reality show Bravo.
“You know what, you have a great relationship with your sister, you do,” Gorga said as he toasted Catania. “You know why because you bought her a vibrator. I never bought my sister a vibrator.”
Catania then threw a diss at Giudice, who was serving an 11-month sentence for fraud in 2015. per distraction.
“The best gift I ever gave my sister was a cake with a file in it,” Catania then said to Gorga.
According to Smithsonian magazineGiving an inmate a cake with a file inside is a long-standing prison escape joke. And based on Gorga’s reaction to Catania’s crack, he found the shady reference to Giudice’s prison past pretty hilarious.
Joe Benigno revealed Margaret Josephs hated a gift he bought her
Catania wasn’t the only homemaker to tell a spasmodic gift-giving story. In another clipJoe Benigno gave out the worst gift he’d ever received for his wife, Margaret Josephs.
“Margaret is really hard to buy. She’s impossible because whatever she wants, she sees, she buys it,” he said.
Benigno added that he was trying to think of something unique and saw an ad for an oil painter who was going to do a portrait of his wife. “The artist managed to get Margaret’s face perfect,” he said, noting that the portrait showed his wife getting out of a convertible.
But Benigno revealed that after she opened it, Josephs grimaced and said, “Who did this?”
Joseph’s negative reaction was probably because the portrait showed a glimpse of her dress. “She was horrified,” said Benigno.
Gorga said the painting looked like something out of the Sharon Stone film Basic Instinct. The controversial scene in which Stone crosses her legs and flashes a group of men is the scene with the most pauses in film history. per daily motion.
“Just throw that in the trash,” Gorga said of the NSFW image, which showed a leggy Josephs in thigh-high stockings. “Who buys his wife… You think you want a picture?”
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