Teresa Giudice is asking people to support her family in their hour of need.
“Teresa said to please pray for me and my family,” an eyewitness at the event at the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, told Us Weekly.
“She really hopes Joe is out of jail to see [their daughter] Gia graduate. She said she cannot wait to see the light at the end of the tunnel.”
A judge rule that Joe, 46, should be deported back to Italy after he completes his 41 month jail sentence.
He started serving his sentence at a New Jersey Federal Prison in March 2016 after he was found guilty of for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud.
His wife and their three daughters Gia, 17, Gabriella, 14, Milania, 12, and Audriana, 9 are planning to appeal the ruling.
Despite her troubles Teresa, 46, was in good spirits and making the audience laugh at the East Coast Vs. West Coast Real Housewives Brunch.
Bodybuilder Teresa told the crowd about how she ended up joining the reality show.
A source revealed: “She explained that Dina [Manzo] and Jacqueline [Laurita] were asked to recommend beautiful women for the show.
“Dina recommended Teresa and there was a joke about if Teresa did the show, her husband would go to jail!”