As fans wait for the next 13th season of the The Real Housewives of New Jerseywho is sure to provide answers regarding what exactly happened between Teresa, his brother, Joe Gorgaand his sister-in-law, Melissa GorgaDolores shares her thoughts on their future while chatting his relationship with boyfriend Paul Connell.
“It’s tough and there are a lot of endings and a lot of beginnings and there are new people to meet. There are different dynamics, so we’ll see,” Dolores said of the new season during an interview with Access Hollywood. Housewives night cap at BravoCon last month.
A particularly difficult scenario is the family drama between Thérèse and the Gorgas.
“It’s heartbreaking for me because we all grew up together,” Dolores admitted. “I have known them since they were little and I look at them as if they were just a brother and a sister who loved each other more than anything. And I will always look at them like that.
Although Teresa and Joe have suggested that there is no hope for a future reconciliationDolores disagreed, saying, “There’s always hope that things can move forward.”
“They came back from a lot of things, so this might not be the end,” she continued. “We are all still here. It’s not a final, is it?
And speaking of the finale, Teresa and Joe’s relationship reportedly imploded at the final episode recording of RHONJ months ago.
“Talk about the finals, don’t even ask. You won’t even know what to do with yourself. I’m sorry. It’s like, crazy,” teased Dolores of the drama, who ended up in the Gorgas withdraw from Teresa August 6 wedding in New Jersey.
As for her romance with Paul, Dolores said that while she tries to maintain her reputation as a “tough” girl and refrains from getting “giddy,” she loves their relationship.
“I’m excited about this and a lot of people are like, ‘Oh wow. You are so with him and you do everything together. Nobody knows me to do that. I wasn’t called Solo Dolo for nothing. So it’s a different part of my life and I said it would be for me and it seems to be for me. It’s quite the opposite,” she explained.
And while there was engagement rumors for months, Dolores said, “We’ll see,” when asked if wedding bells were in their future.
“Tomorrow is not promised to anyone so I am not like that, what is my name? A sim? I’m not that simple… We’ll see. I am very happy. He’s a great guy. Everyone will love it. He gets along with everyone,” she noted.
“They get along great and he’s just a great guy and he’s fun,” added Dolores.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey season 13 is set to air on Bravo in early 2023.