Melissa Gorga: It’s “Sad” Teresa Giudice’s Kids “Have Hate” for Her

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Melissa Gorga and Teresa Giudice aren’t the only ones feeling the toxicity of their bitter bad blood.

Melissa opened about how her and Joe Gorga‘s continuous rift with his sis is adversely impacting their kids– cousins Antonia Gorga, Gino Gorga, Joey Gorga, Gia Giudice, Milania Giudice, Gabriella Giudice and Audriana Giudice— on The Real Housewives of New Jersey‘sFeb 28 episode.

During Teresa and fiancé Luis “Louie” Ruelas‘ Love Bubble Party commemorating their engagement, Melissa had an icy discussion with nieces Gia and Gabriella, with Gia crediting the awkwardness to not having actually seen their auntie in a long time.

“Every time my mom and Zio Joe have drama, automatically the kids get separated,” Gia described in a confessional. “Like, a wall just goes up.”

Melissa likewise acknowledged the cold in between them, including her own confessional, “It’s just sad, because I truly love the girls deep down inside and I know they have hate for us. I know they do. It’s terrible. I wouldn’t wish this on anybody.”

As for Joe, he avoided the occasion, stating he wasn’t prepared to see his sis in the middle of their still unstable relationship.