Claws Out: Dina Manzo Attacks Melissa Gorga At The Reunion

Posted on Nov 2 2014 - 11:05am by Editor

Dina vs Melissa

There’s been plenty of tension building up on this season of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” but the sparks flying at the reunion are straight-up infernal.

Dina Manzo came to the RHONJ season 6 reunion with a hit list. One of the unfortunate targets on her list was Melissa Gorga.

During the season, Dina and Melissa didn’t exactly hit it off since Boring Cat Lady Dina rejoined the show, however, viewers didn’t witness any noticeable tension between the faux friends.

In a preview clip of the reunion, Dina attacks Melissa with passive aggressive digs. The co-stars get into a heated exchange over being on the show with family. Hmmm….that sounds remarkably familiar?!?

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Dina responds to Rosie about coming back on the show and says “I chose not to come back while family was on the show,” and Melisa chimed in, “This show is about mending family and being together.” Dina immediately makes a childish smirk in Melissa’s direction. Dina then says, “Melissa I like you, I really do but you would not have come on this show…,” before she could finish Melissa claps back and says “If what?”

Roll the videotape:

 

I don’t get where all the venom from Dina towards Mel is coming from. I can only surmise she’s trying to shed her boring persona and claim a spot in season seven. 

 

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  • Bathroom Bobby

    Dina came back while Caroline was still on the show and made her comment about blood not always being thicker than water

    • Thank you for mentioning this. Boom! The witch is caught in yet another lie. And that scene you mentioned was deliberately done to hurt her sister. That’s why her life is falling apart now.

    • Izzy

      Love the name change! :~)

  • prycer

    Dina needs to sit down and STFU. She has the nerve to talk about “Passive Agressive” behavior. Dina herself is a walking contradiction!

    • prycer

      Dina really does have a black heart. She needs to put her difference aside with Jacqueline and Chris and be there for her brother.

    • Izzy

      Bingo! Dina is about as zen as Kim-Jong-un.

      • prycer

        OMG that was funny! Thanks for the laugh.

  • RealitytvJunkie

    DO NOT bring Dina back. Get rid of those annoying twins. Teresa didn’t spread the rumors DINA did…friends like that who needs enemies.

    • Yolie

      I agree with you, the twins need to go and they need to take Bobby with them.

      • Trippinhhard

        They need a whole new cast of characters, all of these are played out..

        • Marsbars09

          I don’t know if a new cast will save this ship.

          • Trippinhhard

            These character have no appeal at all..
            The twins, Jim, bobby, Mel, Teresa just boring…

    • msmcdonjm

      Yes, but it was tre. who told Dina.

  • kat

    They all need to keep out of Dina & Caroline’s business, it is not as if they (Melissa) all get along with their family members either…we all fight with our families at one time or another and no one really knows what the fight is all about anyway…

    • Marsbars09

      ITA. Mel and Kathy are ones to talk.

    • msmcdonjm

      we fight in my family, but we also resolve it the very same day, seriously. We also tell each other how we love one another. I almost lost my daughter to a horrible brain injury, she was in an accident, she lived by the Grace of God. I give thanks every single day of my life. So, I can’t go to bed if we haven’t made things right. the whole family, all of us. I don’t understand Dina, and I didn’t understand when tre and joe gorga were in a disgusting fight at the baptism..I thought Joe was going to flip the table..two peas in a pod.

  • Trippinhhard

    First of all, Dina that hairstyle stinks and you are the most passive aggressive person on the show.. What exactly did Melissa do to you??? Nothing
    You were suppose to bring zen into the show, but all you did was make everything worse..
    We all know you need this job, cause Tommy is getting rid of your ugly butt..

    • Marsbars09

      ITA Trippin. Dina looks like an alien reject from Star Wars or Star Trek. What the hell was she thinking with that get up?

  • Anne Mckinney-page

    Bitter. Party of One. Bitter. Party of one. Dina… your table is ready! I loathe Dina. She is just a nasty, vile, cruel rich witch… and I have NO idea why the hubby waited that long to dump her completely. I do not know what all her issues are with the others… but there are far more viewers that can relate to a Woman with a special needs child…. than there are Women who look on a Fame hungry wench with a shoe addiction, and want to emulate them. If there were that many people who could relate to shoe addiction… Imelda Marcos would have had her own reality show.

    • Trippinhhard

      Touché

    • Izzy

      Bravo! No pun intended!

    • Marsbars09

      Hi Anne! Dina is still angry that her family didn’t support her when Danielle called her out on showing “the book”. This is the dinner that Tre flipped the table towards Danielle.

      • Anne Mckinney-page

        Oh… The Book. That whole thing was disgusting. It proved that all Manzos are not good Manzos. If you sleep with someone just to “Hit that” don’t share that info with your family! blech But Danielle is “Gone With the Wind”… and not in a fabulous way. hehehe Dina reminds me of my estranged sister. Her poo doesn’t stink… but everyone else’s DOES. I would not be surprised to hear that Dina has been diagnosed with “Borderline Personality Disorder”. She shows all the signs… but with none of the more charming aspects of the personality.

      • msmcdonjm

        that was my first time I saw any HW shows. I still don’t understand what was in the “book”. It’s embarrassing but I don’t know. anyone ???

  • Izzy

    Did Teresa just say “you never go against fambly?” WTF?

    Lmao @ Dina losing her train of thought and Melissa calling BS!

    • She can’t call anyone’s BS. Her eyes are brown for a reason lol; cause she’s full of shit lol. Season 3, 4, and 5, oh, poor Melissa, my life is so messed up because of Teresa, I’m the victim, pity me, now she wants to give out advice? Melissa, shove it.

      • Izzy

        That wasn’t the point of my comment. Dina tried to pretend that she lost her train of thought, and Melissa called BS on it. Dina was trying to worm her way out of what she had just stated.

        Good to see ya Breanna!!!

        • I know what you were saying lol I’m just stating that as much BS Melissa has spewed out, she really isn’t qualified to call anyone out. Nice seeing you too.

          • Izzy

            gotcha!

      • Marsbars09

        AND she’s sitting next to Tre! When did Mel ever sit next to Tre at a reunion?

        • Izzy

          Good catch!

        • LOL. I couldn’t believe it either. She tries to come off like she cares but she can’t fool me.

          • Marsbars09

            Did you catch Joey also sitting next to Joe to play the supporting BIL? You know that’s BS too!

          • Right. Such BS. I don’t know if I could sit next to anyone who tried to make me look like a fool over and over again.

          • Marsbars09

            I know I couldn’t stand it.

          • msmcdonjm

            Joe showed no emotions, not one…very cold yet understandable.

    • Marsbars09

      I didn’t hear Tre say “fambly”. I’ve got to look at the video again.
      Dina was scared, that’s why she “lost her train of thought”.

      • Izzy

        Yes, Dina was scared because she did not have a good answer.

      • Jersey

        She has always been a coward.

        • Tre’s Going to Prison

          Teresa struts like a peacock and then lies like a rug. What else is new?

          • msmcdonjm

            this is so funny, all of it. “)

        • Marsbars09

          True dat!

    • msmcdonjm

      Gawd, lol..how do you spell fambly? and was dina too happy? I like Rosie, she seems to go with the flow. I could be wrong. lol

  • While watching this and the other previews, for once, I actually saw Jacqueline’s POV. Dina is a horrible aunt. There is nothing under God’s hot sun that could and would keep me away from my family members, especially my autistic nephew, if I had one. Dina is one to talk BUT so is Melissa. She’s trying to give out advice, her and Kathy, but they came on this show with the explicit intention of hurting Teresa. Both of them suck!

    • Marsbars09

      Hi Brianna! I was thinking the same thing when I saw the preview. Kathy and Mel’s intention wasn’t to heal any family rift when they came onto the series. You do that kind of healing off camera.

      • Exactly! The nerve of Rosie to sit up there and say fix it before you get on camera. Did you fix your family rift before you got on camera? Hypocrite!

  • Marsbars09

    Dina is such a wimp. She can’t even say she thinks Mel came onto the show to fight with Tre.
    And Mel lied when she said she was on good terms with Mel when she came onto the show.
    I hope Dina doesn’t return for season 7. She is too wimpy and boring for reality TV.

    • Izzy

      Hi Marsie!!

      • Marsbars09

        Hi Izzy! How are you doing honey?! I’ve been thinking about lately. I hope all is good with you.

        • Izzy

          I am doing well thanks! Hope all is well with you. Have missed y’all bunches! <3

    • Hey Marsie!! Happy Sunday. Agree on all counts. You have a great memory.

      • Marsbars09

        Thanks HG!
        Are you ready for part 1 tonight?

  • Izzy

    Are Tre’s fake eyelashes making her look sleepy or is she high? Did she smoke a little of Joe’s stash?

    • Marsbars09

      Oh Iz! You’re too much!

      • Izzy

        She looks out of it.

        • Marsbars09

          On second thought, she could have been on anti-depressants. I think she and Joe are taking them to cope with the trauma of their circumstances.

          • Izzy

            That’s what I think too.

          • msmcdonjm

            yes, I agree. she looked strange.

    • msmcdonjm

      hi izzy, I am sorry about your daughter, I pray you get thru this day, and may God bless you. Take care as best as you can..Is izzy a dog tthat I see on the Pic? Beautiful.(:

  • nan/4

    Dina Manzo is disgusting. To minimize what Jacquiline has to deal with concerning Nick’s autism as compared to “kids with tubes coming out of them?” Tomorrow marks seven years since my 20 year old son died from cancer. Tubes or no tubes, it is the feeling of being helpless to do anything to help your child that is the same. There is frustration and sadness that you feel right down to your soul. But Dina would know nothing about this because she has no soul.

    Sorry. I wasn’t going to post, but after hearing that, it got me so angry!

    Anyway, I miss you all, and hope that everyone is doing well.

    Nancy
    xo

    • Izzy

      Hi Nan!

      Miss ya and you are always in my thoughts and prayers.

      • nan/4

        Thanks Izzy. I’ve missed you too sweetheart!

        • Izzy

          We share a special bond in that we both lost a child. Not a single day goes by that I don’t think about my daughter, so I know your pain. They say time heals all wounds, but this is one wound that time can never heal. Love ya.

          • Marsbars09

            Oh my God, Izzy. I didn’t know you lost a child. I’m so sorry.
            Do you have other children?

          • Izzy

            Thanks Marsie I lost my only daughter five years ago. She was in an accident. She was an organ, tissue and eye donor, so she lives on through so many. I have a son.

          • Marsbars09

            I’m an organ donor as well. It’s so true you daughter’s soul is living through others.
            How old is your son, if I may ask?

          • Izzy

            Thank you for being an organ donor. My son is 23. I will catch y’all later after the reunion. I need to get in the shower and get some laundry done. It’s hard to leave the site when y’all make it so much fun, Talk to ya later I hope. <3

          • Marsbars09

            Great talking to you Iz! Don’t be such a stranger!

          • msmcdonjm

            Hi mars, I’m a donor as well, my brother is in the Lions club..they specialize in sight. WEll, he delivers actual eyeballs to various places. It sounds a little uncomfortable, but he’s been doing it for yrs. to realize many people have another chance at sight is amazing. everyone should be donors..I’m glad ur one of them. 😀

          • msmcdonjm

            Oh my God, what a wonderful thing you and your daughter did..yes, she lives on, it doesn’t take the rawness away, for that I am deeply sorry. God bless you.

          • Izzy

            Thank you so much for your kind words. You are so sweet. 🙂

          • msmcdonjm

            thank you and so are you, I’ll see you on the boards, ok?

          • Dave

            I’m sorry for your lost.

          • Izzy

            Thanks Dave. this is one of the reasons that I love this site so much. So many kind, loving and compassionate posters here.

          • msmcdonjm

            I’m so deeply sorry for your loss Nan, and I am very sorry about your loss Izzy. my prayers to you and your families.

          • nan/4

            I didn’t know about your daughter Izzy. There is no pain like the pain of losing your child. My heart is right there with you Izzy. Love you too.

          • ♡♡♡ Love you Izzy♡♡♡

          • equinox2009

            My dear Izzy. I was very sad to learn that you have lost your daughter. May God’s blessing to you and your family. I can’t imagine your pain. My thoughts are with you and our friend, Nan I enjoy reading both yours and Nans posts. Be well!

          • Izzy

            Thank you so much for your kind words. This really touched my heart.

          • lemon lime

            I am so sorry about your child.I really am.

    • Yolie

      I agree that Dina is disgusting. I wonder what the real reason is, she’s so angry with Caroline, Chris and Jac. I think Dina is just a big baby that needs to grow up. She seems like the type that keeps things going for the attention everyone shows her.

      • Pinky Pie

        She is probably jealous of Caroline and Jac. Dina appears to be unhappy. She is always working towards “zen,” which is good, but why hasn’t she found it? Personal unhappiness?

    • Pinky Pie

      I am so sorry for your loss. There is a saying, “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle.” I say, “oh yes he does.” Your darling son and you did not deserve that. I will keep you in my thoughts today. Your a darling sweet person, and I’ll bet he was an amazing boy. Xox!

      • nan/4

        I thank-you Pinky. Yes, my Danny was a very special young man.

        You take good care of yourself honey!

        • Pinky Pie

          Sweet Nan, I truly don’t know how you got through that. Your son, your Danny, was so LUCKY to have you as his mom. I know you feel like you were lucky to have him, but not everyone gets a mom like you, that truly loves, cares, and feels their child’s pain. I can tell by what you write that he was lucky! I will keep you both in my heart.

          • nan/4

            TY!
            xoxo

          • equinox2009

            Sweet Nan, I am truly sad for your loss, Danny. My prayers and good thoughts with you at this special time. May God’s love surround you and your family every day.

    • Marsbars09

      Hi Nan! How are you feeling sweetie? I hope you are coping well.
      I’m sorry to hear about your son. For someone that claims to support gravely ill children, Dina comes off as real ignorant. There are different levels of severity when it comes to illnesses and disabilities. Sometimes you can’t compare one to another.
      Dina really needs to get off TV. It seems every time she runs her mouth she sticks her foot in it.

      • nan/4

        Hi Marsie! How are you doing my friend? Good I hope! Right now I’m feeling very sad. It will take me some time, but I’ll be okay, thanks. Dina lacks compassion. She is as self-centered as they come, and she turns my stomach. I also find that what they say about pets and their owners looking alike to be very true in her case. She and her ugly wrinkly cat look identical to me!!!

        Be well Marsie!

        • Marsbars09

          I hope you get back to cheery self real soon. I know I’ve had some sad moments myself.
          LOL at Dina looking like her cats! It’s so true!

    • Dave

      Hi Nan/4. My condolences. I’m very sorry for your lost.

      • nan/4

        Thanks Dave. You’re a sweetheart!

    • ♡♡Big Hugs♡♡ & Kisses….love you, Nan.

      • nan/4

        Thanks Doc. You’re so kind. Really and truly. Love you!

      • msmcdonjm

        Hi doll, good to see you on a lighter site, not so angry..this one is sad though. Loss is awful, and it’s hard to know what to say, and how much. I like what I’ve been reading, very loving, so honest, and heartfelt. you take care..I’ll keep looking for you..you look for me, ok? love <3

    • MorningYawn

      Hugs to you my friend!! Prayers for you and your son.

    • msmcdonjm

      Well done, Nan. I am sincerely sorry about your son. The pain never goes away but it does soften in time. Grief is so personal. I have a daughter who had a very horrible brain injury, we didn’t know if she’d make and if she did, what would she be like? A horrible thing only a parent would know. Well, my baby did make it, and she’s well. But, I still feel your pain is so raw, I am deeply sorry. God speed. My prayers for you and your son and family.

    • lemon lime

      I am very sorry about your son.

    • Babyruth3944

      So sorry Nancy. I’m sure you did everything you could to comfort him.

  • Yolie

    According to the rumor mill, Project Ladybug has questionable business practices and Dina is mad at Jacqueline for outing the info to bloggers.

    • italiano bambino

      That’s been a rumor for a while

    • msmcdonjm

      yokie, is this true? Just another liar, possibly another felonious person in this crazy family? no surprise, but very disappointing.

  • Dave

    Yeah she was real zen with Melissa. Dina dark soul is shining through. Anyone that holds funerals in their head for their enemies need to seek professional help.

    • Marsbars09

      Agreed. Dina is really disturbed.

      • Dave

        Disturbed is just the tip of the iceberg with her issues.

        • Marsbars09

          Oh boy!

      • msmcdonjm

        her hair was sort of cute, and very different. Dina is a downer and in another world. tre. was way over the moon, the Xanax was all over her face, but she still made a scene by walking out..it’s all about tre. lol

    • Izzy

      Truth!

  • Helen

    Melissa lies,,,,,,,,,,they were on the outs when she signed on and when Teresa G’s father was in the hospital she said on the speaker phone she visited a couple of times, haha she did not go once , liar , liar,,,,

    • murlut

      Melissa doesn’t hold a candle to Teresa and Dina. Each and every time they open their mouths its a lie. Teresa lied again at the reunion and look at Dina She was a joke. Oh poor poor Lexi. Well Dina chose to alienate herself from her WHOLE family. 2 sisters talk a little to her for her moms sake. Teresa is going to PRISON for lying. Dina’s marriage crumbled because she is so hateful and lies.

  • Helen

    Sorry about your son Nan,

  • SDC

    She moved to NY and Andy told her no she cannot be on RHONY. I could do without her on my screen again. She brought nothing to the show, even when Danielle was on. Danielle made her relevant. Not even Teresa could make Dina relevant.

  • Ventgrandma

    I can’t with Dina. She’s too cold hearted for me. It’s that old saying “Don’t you burn every bridge, because you never know when you may need to go back over on the other side”

  • DLister

    Nan, sweetheart, I am sending you much love and a big, warm hug. You are all in my prayers.

    • You’re so sweet and kind. Sending big hugs to you. Happy Monday! ♡

      • DLister

        Thank you, Divine Doc! You too are such a refreshing breeze of benevolence!

  • DLister

    It makes sense to me that Dina never liked Melissa. Dina has always been good friends with Teresa, for quite a while. They were on the first season together. When it was announced, there was an NJ message board that was filled with nasty posts from an insider trashing the women, notably Teresa. The scuttlebutt is that Melissa was seething with jealousy and wanted desperately to have the TV fame, felt she was more deserved of it. I can see where Dina would indeed harbor ill feelings and she knows how absolutely fake Melissa has been this year, after what she pulled to get on the show to “bring Teresa down.”

  • murlut

    Look we all know Teresa lied and tried to sink Melissa many times and we also all know that Dina was privy to all of it. I am sure the evil queen even had ideas cause Teresa needs all the help she can get. Dina could give a crap less about anyone but Dina.

    • msmcdonjm

      Hi Murlut, I feel tre. has been very jealous of mel. since she married her brother, but I think it got tre. crazy messed up when they got on the show. Mel. has the upper hand now, at least for now. idk

  • donna

    Dina is getting this crap about Melissa from-Poor Saint Teresa!

  • TINA

    I thought is was melissa who stalked bravo & danielle behind teresa back to get on this show, dina was only saying wat everyones been saying for yrs…Who ever writes for this web site is twisting the truth, melissa is not innocent at all, why dont u talk about all of her lies?? I think your making her look like a saint, she no better then Teresa! she just hasnt gotten caught yet!! I hope season 7 will be all about her lies, I would love to see her get her Karma…