Dolores Catania has revealed why Teresa Giudice was recently hospitalized for surgery.
‘She had her appendix out,’ the 51-year-old reality star told E! News in an article on Monday.
Teresa, 49, underwent an emergency surgery on March 23, but did not provide details on the procedure.
Medical details: Dolores Catania, shown last October in New York City, has revealed why Teresa Giudice was recently hospitalized for surgery
‘Now it just takes time to heal. But it was emergency surgery so she’s in a lot of pain,’ Dolores added about her co-star on Bravo’s The Real Housewives Of New Jersey.
Dolores told E! that she had just spoken to Teresa who was ‘not well.’
‘She’s not feeling good at all. It’s bad. She’s in a tremendous amount of pain,’ Dolores said.
Teresa shared a clip of herself recovering on Friday on her Instagram Stories.
Emergency surgery: Teresa, shown last week on Instagram, underwent an emergency surgery on March 23, but did not provide details on the procedure
She was nestled underneath a blue blanket while relaxing on the family’s white couch.
Teresa was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday night and underwent the surgical procedure the following morning.
‘She is in recovery, currently resting, and she thanks everyone for their prayers and well-wishes,’ the reality star’s representative told Page Six last week.
Appendix out: Dolores revealed that Teresa, shown in January in New York City, had her appendix removed
The rep also confirmed that the surgery was ‘non-cosmetic’ and that Teresa was going to be released within 24 hours.
Teresa’s daughter Gia Giudice, 21, shared a photo of her mother before she was discharged wearing a face mask while laying in a hospital bed.
Despite her condition, the reality star’s natural beauty still shined with a fresh, makeup-free face underneath the disposable blue face mask.
Bravo stars: Margaret Josephs, Jackie Goldschneider, Teresa’s sister-in-law Melissa Gorga, Teresa, Dolores and Jennifer Aydin are shown in a season 11 promo still for The Real Housewives Of New Jersey
In addition to Gia and Milania, Teresa is also the proud mother of daughters Gabriella, 17, and Audriana, 12, whom she shares with her ex-husband Joe Giudice.
The former couple were married for more than 20 years when she announced they had separated in December 2019, following rumors of infidelity and their respective prison convictions.
After finalizing their divorce in 2020, Teresa started dating Luis Ruelas, 46, and they got engaged last October.
Cute couple: After finalizing their divorce in 2020, Teresa started dating Luis Ruelas, shown last December together on Instagram, and they got engaged last October