Teresa Giudice Talks Legal Woes While Daughter Gia Slammed for Using Gay Slur

Posted Wednesday February 5, 2014 7:58 PM GMT

Facing a whopping 41 counts of federal fraud, Teresa Giudice is trying to hold things together for the sake of her family.

In an interview with ABC News, the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star explained, "I can't just be upset and crawl up in a ball and just go in a room and - and lock the door. I can't. I'm a mom. I have four daughters."

Declining to address the issues themselves as she and husband Joe Guidice continue the legal process, the reality diva admitted, "My oldest does know something's going on. But, you know, we say, 'Mommy and daddy, you know, have a legal team that's handling it."

Speaking of 13-year-old Gia, she recently made headlines herself when using a gay slur during a Twitter conversation.

When a girl tweeted her male friend saying, "I miss texting you everyday," the fiery teen responded, "who's this chick u little fa---t.."

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