NEW YORK – The Bravo network says a Chicago family’s lawsuit against cast members of its “Real Housewives of New Jersey” show is without merit because two family members already have negotiated settlements.
The cable television channel issued a statement Tuesday night saying that $25,000 settlements negotiated by Adolfo Arreola and his cousin, Jason Gomez, “will be enforced and these claims are completely without merit.” Bravo isn’t commenting on the specifics of the lawsuit.
The cousins and Arreola’s mother-in-law Yolanda Martinez filed a lawsuit in New York on Monday saying that on Feb. 23 “Housewives” member Teresa Guidice sprayed Champagne in Martinez’s face, and then Guidice and others from the show beat up the cousins in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Bravo said the show was not taping at the time the incident occurred.
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