RHONJ Season 8 reunion seating chart revealed, surprise guest to bring up Teresa Giudice cheating rumor?

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY -- Season:8 -- Pictured: (l-r) Margaret Josephs, Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania, Siggy Flicker -- (Photo by: Rodolfo Martinez/Bravo)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY -- Season:8 -- Pictured: (l-r) Margaret Josephs, Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania, Siggy Flicker -- (Photo by: Rodolfo Martinez/Bravo) /

Wow, Season 8 of RHONJ has flown by with what should be a very dramatic reunion on the horizon. 

The RHONJ Season 8 reunion show is roughly a month away. Bravo released the seating chart in the form of a video and the housewives’ placement is making it look like there could be a lot of drama at the end of the season wrap-up.

Since this was shared in video format, there is no easy photo to share. While most of the seating chart is pretty predictable, some of it was a surprise.

Naturally, Andy Cohen will be taking the center seat as he does with all of the Real Housewives reunions. Teresa Giudice will be sitting to Andy’s left while her sister-in-law, Melissa Gorga, will be sitting to his right. This is a bit different than previous reunions where Teresa and Melissa have shared a couch.

At first glance it might seem like the two might be having some drama but that’s not the case at all. It’s more likely that Melissa wanted a seat next to Andy to signify her priority on the show and also to make room for the rest of the RHONJ cast, who may need to be separated due to their massive drama this season.

Siggy Flicker has been battling with newcomer Margaret Josephs literally since the premiere of Season 8. They still haven’t resolved their issues so it’s no surprise that they’ll be taking seats on opposite couches.

Siggy will be sitting in the middle seat on the couch next to Melissa Gorga. Dolores Catania, ever faithful to Siggy, will be taking up the end seat next to her best friend.

On the other couch, Margaret will be sitting in the middle next to Teresa Giudice. Oddly, the final seat has been left open, rather than assigning the spot to RHONJ Season 8 part-timer, Danielle Staub.

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There is a case for Danielle to get the final seat for the entire show. After all, she was present for every single episode of  Season 8 of Real Housewives of New Jersey. She’s also seemed to make some amazing headway as far as repairing her relationship with Teresa and Melissa as well as befriending Margaret as the season progressed. It wouldn’t be too shocking if Danielle got a full-time spot for Season 9.

The real reason behind Danielle’s seating chart snub is actually due to some real drama coming to the RHONJ reunion in the form of Kim DePaola. She hasn’t been a part of Season 8 yet but Kim D. is coming back to start some trouble.

Remember those pesky Teresa Giudice cheating rumors we told you about? They are making their way to the Real Housewives of New Jersey storyline on the very next episode when the ladies of RHONJ run into Kim D at the annual Posche Fashion Show.

Sparks are going to fly and those cheating rumors will be addressed, making this a must-see show. It also means that the Season 8 RHONJ reunion show is a must-see because Kim D. already confirmed she’ll be making an appearance.

Considered one of the biggest pot-stirrers, Kim D. is going to take the stage and certainly, the cheating rumors and who knows what else will be brought up. Consider this Bravo’s way of making sure Teresa Giudice gets dragged into some drama this season. It should be pretty explosive!

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It looks like Kim D. is still friendly with Siggy and Dolores so there’s no telling why they put her on the same couch as Teresa. There’s still huge drama between Danielle and Dolores so it could just be that they had no other way to arrange seating and someone will have to share a couch with someone they hate.