‘Real Housewives’ Teresa and Joe Giudice to Give First Post-Sentencing Interview to Bravo’s ‘Watch What Happens Live’

The reality stars will sit down with Andy Cohen on Monday

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Just hours after “Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Teresa and Joe Giudice were ordered to spend time in the slammer, Bravo announced the reality television personalities would be sitting down for their first “post-sentencing interview” on “Watch What Happens Live.”

The interview will air as part of a special episode on Monday night with host Andy Cohen, the cable network said in a statement.

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News of Bravo’s get came on Thursday — the same day that Teresa was sentenced to 15 months in prison in a bankruptcy and fraud case, and husband Joe Giudice received a sentence of 41 months. The sentences were handed down at a courthouse in Newark, N.J. earlier in the day.

The couple initially pleaded not guilty in August of 2013 to 39 counts, including mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, making false statements on loan applications and failure to file tax returns. Those amounted to more than 50 years maximum time combined in prison and more than $1.5 million in combined fines.

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But in March, the Giudices pleaded guilty to one count of mail and wire fraud and three counts of bankruptcy fraud; Joe also pleaded guilty to a count of failing to file a tax return.

Before his sentencing, Joe told the court: “I stand here humiliated before the court and my family and society. I disgraced many people, including my wife and four daughters. I take full responsibility for my actions. I promise to be a better person.”

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The pair will stagger their sentences for the sake of their four daughters.  It is not known if Joe, who is not a U.S. citizen, will be deported after he serves his sentence.