‘RHONJ’: Teresa Giudice Is Reportedly Ready To Take Things With Her Boyfriend To the Next Level

Teresa Giudice rang in the new year with her new boyfriend. The RHONJ star is said to be “head over heels in love” with Luis Ruelas. She made their love Instagram official just before Christmas and sources now claim Giudice and Ruelas are thinking about moving in together.  

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Teresa Giudice debuts her new boyfriend on Instagram

Giudice has been happily publicizing her relationship with Ruelas as of late. He’s her first serious relationship since divorcing her husband of 20-years, Joe. Giudice and Ruelas got cozy during the holidays, spending Christmas 2020 together, along with Giudice’s four daughters.

Things between the two must be serious enough for Giudice to introduce Ruelas to her girls. A source previously told Page Six that the couple initially were “planning to take things slow” and did not know if they’d spend Christmas together. 

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Giudice shared a photo of Ruelas kissing her on her cheek in the kitchen of her New Jersey mansion. Just three days before Christmas, she posted a solo picture of her and Ruelas with the caption, “The BEST thing that came out of 2020,” along with two heart emojis. She also shared a picture of the two in front of her Christmas tree dressed in black tie.

It turns out her family are fans of Ruelas. Giudice’s sister-in-law, Melissa Gorga, shared a couple’s photo with her and her husband beside Ruelas and Giudice. She captioned the picture, “We haven’t been able to post a couple’s pic in a while. Merry Christmas,” she wrote with a kissy face emoji.

Teresa Giudice and her boyfriend are reportedly considering moving in together

Christmas must have been merry as OK! Magazine reports Giudice and Ruelas are considering moving in together, despite the couple slow-walking things in the beginning.

As for why there’s a change of heart for Giudice, the source says Giudice is already smitten for Ruelas and has the support of her loved ones.

“The whole family loves him,” an insider told the publication. “Even her kids enjoy having him around, not just because he’s a great guy but because they can see how happy he makes their mom.” 

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Ruelas has two sons of his own. Us Weekly reports Ruelas runs a digital media company that focuses on giving back to several charities in his community. One of his sons has autism, sparking Ruelas to donate to a variety of causes dedicated to autism research.

“Luis is everything she’s looking for — he’s financially stable, he’s sweet and generous and romantic, and with two kids of his own, he gets along great with her four girls,” a source tells OK!. 

Teresa Giudice’s ex-husband has also moved on

Joe Giudice is currently living in Italy following his deportation due to his federal bankruptcy charges. He revealed to Wendy Williams during an appearance on her talk show that he’s casually dating a lawyer.

According to Radar Online, Joe’s girlfriend’s name is Daniela Fittipaldi. A source told the publication, “They have been together since the summer. They’re doing great. She was with Joe’s family for Thanksgiving dinner.”

Joe and Teresa aren’t bitter about their split or wither of them dating new people. They remain friendly and publicly support each other, even sharing loving messages to one another on Instagram.