News has been pretty quiet on the Real Housewives of New Jersey front lately and details on season 5 are seriously under wraps, but here's what we do know about what's coming up next—Joe Giudice, Teresa's husband, will no longer be appearing on the show. Well, unless he's playing a sick April Fool's prank on us…

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Joe released a statement on his Facebook page saying:

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We can't say we're too surprised by this, considering the fact that things got pretty intense last season between Teresa and Joe and Melissa and her husband, Joe, especially, but we do feel like this is going to change the whole dynamic of the show. But as long as Milania is still there, we don't hate it.

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What do you think of "King Joe" leaving the show? Do you think this is a prank or for real?  Tweet us @OKMagazine and let us know.


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