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Former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Dina Manzo recently opened up regarding her ongoing feud with sister Caroline, and how she feels about a possible reconciliation.
The 40-year-old reality TV star admitted that her relationship with Caroline, 50, is still strained but she insisted that Caroline's former friend and Bravo TV co-star, Teresa Giudice, is not to blame.
"I'm obviously not going to get into the reasons, but. . . we're all on a life journey and sometimes people's energy doesn't vibe. We're just letting it sit . . . It doesn't mean you hate the person or you wish bad for them," Dina told Us Magazine.
"I know this ------ people off, but Teresa had absolutely nothing to do with it. I kind of distanced myself from everybody. So I don't know what they're talking about. Maybe something went on that I don't know about," she went on.
Dina, who left the popular reality TV show after season two, has maintained a friendship with Giudice, 39, which some critics suspect may be adding tension to her feud with Caroline.
The interior decorator says that although her relationship with Caroline, who is both her biological sister and sister-in-law, is "weird" she expects that they will one day patch things up and become friends again.
"I can guarantee you two things: one, it's going to be OK one day, we're going to be back to normal," she said.
"And two is as weird as things are, and I'm not gonna lie they are weird, if either one of us needed each other we would be there in a heartbeat. That's where the family bond will never be broken," she added.
Caroline scolded Giudice during the season 3 reunion show special, blaming the mother of four for her feud with Dina, and recent reports suggest that she has spent season four trying to have her fired from the show.
"She's been trying to get the other ladies to all gang up on Teresa and make some kind of ultimatum of 'Teresa or us' to Bravo producers, she believes that could work, but I think she is seriously underestimating the star power of Teresa," a source previously told Reality Weekly.
"Bravo knows that Teresa is the one that viewers tune in to watch - either love her or hate her, people love to watch her and her drama and there's no way they are going to lose her. Caroline, they could care less about. She doesn't really deliver anything and they wouldn't really care either way if she left or stayed," the insider added.