‘RHONJ’ is again and higher than ever. Just ask Jennifer Aydin, who EXCLUSIVELY revealed how the ‘epic’ premiere was simply the beginning of an unimaginable new season.
Following Real Housewives of New Jersey‘s “pretty epic” season premiere on Feb. 17, Jennifer Aydin opened up about the rest of the season, which she said includes “a lot of conflict”, her falling flat on her face, and plenty of family drama that she thinks will be “hard to watch”. So if you thought Teresa Giudice and Jackie Goldschneider‘s fight was pretty epic, you’re going to really feel even higher whenever you see what’s to return.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: Your household life goes to be coated loads this season. What’s it prefer to be going by this now?
JENNIFER AYDIN: It’s sort of exhausting to observe. My dad was watching it with me yesterday and at some half through the scene, he ended up strolling out of the scene as a result of he felt uncomfortable. I’m from a center jap tradition off the boat. In their eyes, you don’t share that a lot. It’s straightforward for me to share, however I’m first technology right here. I used to be born right here. For my dad and mom, it’s loads totally different. It was slightly exhausting to observe.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: Did this carry you and your loved ones collectively, Bill particularly?
JENNIFER AYDIN: Obviously I can’t do something with out Bill’s help. He’s been so great. He doesn’t even say something and I don’t even ask him to make these government selections for my dad to return keep right here. I’m so appreciative that he permits me to be who I’m and do what I need to do with out criticizing or judgements. I believe this positively introduced us nearer collectively. He’s extra my cheerleader now. I’m not on talking phrases with my mom which is slightly troublesome.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: Is your dad nonetheless residing with you and what’s that been prefer to nonetheless be residing along with your father?
JENNIFER AYDIN: Growing up, my dad has all the time been this mystical, mysterious man that went to work and didn’t discuss an excessive amount of, so I didn’t actually know him apart from being Daddy’s little woman. He by no means spoke an excessive amount of and he confirmed affection by going to work each day, offering for his household and principally each evening coming dwelling, sitting on his spot on the sofa and watching the information. So, I really feel grateful as a result of we’ve had this time to bond. It was all the time simply me and my mother. It wasn’t that I used to be intentionally leaving my dad out. It’s now behavior that my dad is right here. He’s nonetheless very quiet. If he had his alternative, he wish to stick with my mother if they’d have the ability to get alongside higher. They tried to remain collectively. Because of the pandemic, our jewellery retailer closed. So my brother and my dad haven’t any jewellery retailer to go to each day. Because of the pandemic, it pressured them to be collectively all the time and it was driving them loopy.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: What else are we going to see about your loved ones life this season?
JENNIFER AYDIN: You’re going to see me adjusting to life with my dad. Me referring my mom and my dad and me making an attempt to let my mom know that all the pieces that I’m doing proper now could be for her. She’s all the time been my primary. It’s all the time been automated for my mother to be my proper hand. I simply really feel dangerous for my dad. He’s disabled. He’s 75-years-old, strolling with a cane. And I misplaced my housekeeper so that you’re going to see that. You guys are going to see me doing a variety of cleansing this season, positively, and there’s no disgrace in my sport. They are available like a revolving door. Listen, if I can do it higher than them, I’m like, why pay them? I’ll simply do it myself. OK? And that’s what I do. I transfer couches, I clear bathrooms and I’ve a way to have the shiniest flooring. I simply completed cleansing my tiles in my bathtub with a toothbrush.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: Where are you at with Jackie now?
JENNIFER AYDIN: Listen, I went on this wanting to start out recent, having a clear slate. I really feel like we did that. I’m accomplished with critiquing Jackie’s events, in order that’s to my profit. It’s child steps with Jackie and me, that’s what I’ll say about that however I’m glad about how that progresses. But I’m glad about the place we’re at this time limit, yeah. I don’t consider the rumor. I by no means believed it. Teresa heard it. The manner that she mentioned it might haven’t been the best manner, however she apologized for that. Then Jackie needed to go and say what she mentioned, which the entire thing is de facto simply extraordinarily disappointing, I’ve to say.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: Were you afraid to inform Teresa the way you felt and the way’d she take that criticism?
JENNIFER AYDIN: I wasn’t afraid. I advised her that perhaps she shouldn’t have accomplished it on the get together. She was having a few drinks. It wasn’t her intention to be a shit starter. I’m not afraid of Teresa, however having mentioned that, Teresa is my good friend and Jackie and I’ve simply began to turn into mates and I’ve by no means seen Jackie, Teresa or Margaret for that matter, any one in all them, coming to my aide or protection for anyone else so I’m not going to sit down right here and argue with my good friend about getting right into a battle over Jackie. I advised her she shouldn’t have mentioned it on the get together after which I’m accomplished. The battle was between the each of them. I really feel like what Jackie did, two wrongs don’t make a proper as a result of the place as earlier than, we might’ve all gotten mad at Teresa and moved on. Now Jackie mentioned what she mentioned which is simply appalling actually. Now you’re simply as responsible if not much more. Right as a result of Jackie by no means mentioned, ‘Well, how would you feel if I said?’ and no me watching it together with you guys, I’m realizing she mentioned that as and precise assertion. Now everyone knows it’s an analogy however will the viewers know that it’s an analogy? It might take till the following episode for them to know. That’s why it actually was simply very exhausting to observe.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: What did you concentrate on having the dialog at Margaret’s dwelling?
JENNIFER AYDIN: I believe Marge’s dwelling was the perfect place usually because it’s impartial floor, it’s not in a public place. They get pleasure from being non-public with out having to impose on anyone so I really assume it was the right spot.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: Does this set the tone for all the season?
JENNIFER AYDIN: There’s a variety of battle this season between all of us and it’s not the entire season. We’re not going to have a Beverly Hills factor the place we’re going to speak about it till the top of time, no. No. I really feel like all of us discover a option to make it work which may be very to see which is all I’ll say about that.
HOLLYWOODLIFE: Was the consuming scene of you within the tremendous tease for the season exhausting to observe again as a result of the women clearly aren’t afraid to let you know how they really feel!
JENNIFER AYDIN: Hard to observe? Are you kidding me? I wished extra! I don’t keep in mind something that occurred that evening. I keep in mind arriving. I keep in mind the start. The relaxation is simply reminiscence fragments. Everything that you just guys noticed within the trailer, I additionally noticed for the primary time and had no recollection of. When they advised me I fell on my face, I used to be like, ‘Oh my God, I feel like I would remember that.’ And then once I noticed it, I used to be like, ‘Oh my God.’ Me consuming the water like that, no recollection of that in any respect. I’m really desirous to see that episode. Yeah honey, as a result of I believe it’s a superb time! It’s not an alcohol downside, it’s a, ‘I haven’t socialized downside.’ Because I haven’t socialized my tolerance stage is itty bitty bitty. I don’t know what number of drinks it takes to get me drunk, plain and easy. I used to be so excited to be with the ladies. I’m above 21, final I checked. I’ve my husband with me the entire time. We’ve been quarantined for what number of. months now? You’re going to see a variety of that this season.
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