Caroline Manzo to Exit Bravo's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ?
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TVGuide reports that Caroline Manzo will be exiting the long-running Bravo reality series REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY to focus on her own show to be titled 'Manzo'd With Children.' The spin-off will focus on Manzo's husband Albert, children Albie, Chris and Lauren and sister Fran.
The Franklin Lakes resident would be the third original cast member to leave the frequently feuding neighbors and relatives on the reality series. Her former co-stars Dina Manzo and Danielle Staub left the show several seasons ago.
Bravo has not yet greenlit a sixth season of the series and nor revealed details as to whether stars Teresa Giudice and Jacqueline Laurita would return.
The season finale of Real Housewives of New Jersey airsSunday, Sept. 29 at 8/7c on Bravo with a two-part reunion in The Following weeks.
About REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ
Season 5 welcomes back the entire cast as Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Jacqueline Laurita, Caroline Manzo, and Kathy Wakile pick up right were last season's contentious reunion left off. This season they are on a mission for redemption, scrambling to pick up the pieces of their fractured relationships. The women also find themselves shifting through rubble after Hurricane Sandy leaves much of the Jersey Shore in ruins, including some of their homes. A sense of communal rebuilding encourages Teresa to rise above the past drama with her brother and sister-in-law, Melissa, and mend her family for good. Jacqueline struggles to cope with her son's autism diagnosis while tensions from her fallout with Teresa push her towards her breaking point. As Caroline fights to shed her reputation as a bully and Melissa strives to break free from the weight of her husband Joe's family drama, Kathy attempts to step out of her husband's shadow to find her own voice and launch her career.