"Real Housewives" Star Teresa Giudice Reveals Her Father Has Died

On Friday, Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice revealed that her father, Giacinto Gorga, had died "My father, my protector, my hero, God took you early this morning to be with mommy, I saw you peacefully pass and I know you kept fighting for my daughters and I," she wrote. “I have so many amazing thoughts of you...You always wanted everyone to have a good time, eat great food, have a stiff drink and enjoy life.” She went on, "Thank you for showing us all what true love is. Love you Papa Rest In Peace," she said. Her brother, co-star Joe Gorga, also wrote, "Go find your wife because I know that’s all you want and all you’ve ever talked about for the past 3 years. You will be missed every single day." Their mother died three years ago.