Melissa Gorga Shuts Down RHONJ Exit Rumors

Melissa Gorga isn't leaving The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

In an Instagram Story, the Housewife, and sister-in-law of Teresa Giudice, clarified that she won't be stepping down from the series after skipping Teresa's wedding to Luis Ruelas.

"People are taking pieces from my podcast and assuming I'm leaving the show," she wrote on a black screen.

"'This is how rumors get started.' I never said I was leaving the show. I was just clarifying how I felt after a difficult weekend."

Gorga also confirmed she and husband Joe Giudice "have no plans of leaving."

During this week's episode of the Melissa Gorga On Display podcast, Gorga detailed why she and husband Joe decided not to attend the wedding.

Joe shared his emotions around missing his sister's wedding. "To me, it was devastating. It really was. It was one of the hardest days of my life. It was bad," he said.