Caroline Manzo Breaks Silence As Her Brother In Law Gets Arrested For Crimes Against Her Sister's Husband!
Caroline Manzo and Dina Manzo already had a strained relationship before their stint on Real Housewives of New Jersey. This latest family drama is guaranteed to put the sisters in even more of an awkward position.
Dina's ex-husband Tommy Manzo and someone believed to be an associate of his was recently arrested for crimes against Dina's now-husband, David Cantin.
Allegedly, it is believed that Tommy hired a mobster to rough up David in 2015 for dating his then estranged lover. The mobster, in return, was allowed to host his wedding at the Brownstone Restaurant which is co-owned by brothers Tommy and Albert Manzo.
In case you're wondering where the dots connect, Caroline is Tommy's sister-in-law.
The Manzo'd with Children star finally made a statement after the arrests last week where she said that her allegiance will be aligned with whoever is telling the truth.
'We are heartbroken. This is family on both sides. I want to know the truth and my allegiance will lie with the truth. We don’t run from things like this, we address them, and I feel comfortable with that because we are being painted with a brush that does not reflect who we are as people.'
Tommy's lawyer says that his client is innocent.
He told Page Six: '[Tommy is] absolutely innocent, and the allegations more resemble a fictionalized plot of a reality TV show and will be proven to be nothing more than that.'
It absolutely sounds like a scene out of The Sopranos.
The alleged mobster is named John Perna who is accused of 'using a dangerous weapon, namely a slap jack, with the intent to inflict serious permanent injury.'
Court papers claim that Thomas hired the hitman because he became upset that Cantin had a relationship with his wife.
Dina has yet to speak publicly about the shocking arrests.