Dina Manzo will be back on “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” for Season 6.
The former castmember confirmed the reports on Twitter. “Well I guess the (hairless) cats out of the bag. Yes I’m back, Unlike the past this time it felt “right”~ See you on Bravo my friends xo,” Manzo said.
There have been reports that she would be coming back to the show for months, but they heated up after sister Caroline Manzo announced her exit. Along with Caroline, Dina was an original cast member of the series on Season 1. She left during Season 2 and later had a falling out with Caroline.
Dina is divorced and has one daughter, Lexi. She is an event planner and highlighted her career on the HGTV series, “Dina’s Party.” She is also the founder of nonprofit organization, Project Ladybug, which supports St. Joseph’s Hospital of Paterson, NJ and helps children with cancer.
She will join three new castmembers, twins Nicole and Teresa Napolitano and their friend Amber Marchese, in addition to remaining castmembers Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Kathy Wakile and Dina’s sister-in-law Jacqueline Laurita.
Bravo has no comment on Dina’s return.
It has also been reported that Laurita is possibly leaving the show, as well. She has not confirmed either way.
Caroline will continue on with Bravo as her spinoff pilot, “Manzo’d With Children,” is in contention for a series pickup by the network.