'Real Housewives' star Teresa Giudice breaks silence on sentencing: 'I was shocked'

Teresa and Joe Giudice
By Randee Dawn

In an all-too-real twist in her story, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice is heading to prison. 

She talked to Andy Cohen about her upcoming 15-month prison sentence in an interview set to air on "Watch What Happens Live" Monday night. 

"I was shocked," she said a special preview clip that aired on TODAY Monday, referring to the sentence she received after pleading guilty to multiple fraud charges. "It was very unexpected."

Giudice's husband Joe will also serve three-and-a-half years behind bars, but the couple will serve their time consecutively so that their four children are not left without both parents. 

Teresa and Joe Giudice sat down with Andy Cohen just a day after they were given prison sentences.Today

After Joe completes his portion he could be deported, as he is not a U.S. citizen. In addition, the couple must pay over $400,000 in restitution.

Watch Teresa and Joe's full interview on "Watch What Happens Live" Oct. 6 at 11 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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