For the previous three seasons, the cast has mainly remained the same, with no newcomers. The ladies of New Jersey haven’t had a cast shakeup in years, with the exception of Danielle Staub departing the series and vowing never to return. Three additional women are said to be joining the cast, according to reports. The wife of retired NFL great Tiki Barber is rumored to be one of the new housewives. A real estate agent and another NFL wife are also rumored to be joining the cast.
Tiki Barber’s wife is speculated to be joining the set of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.”
Traci Lynn Johnson, Barber’s wife, has been spotted with some of the stars of RHONJ, according to Reality Tea. Johnson was spotted with Melissa Gorga at a PRIDE celebration, according to a recent article.
“#loveislove @traciljohnson #happypride.” It’s widely assumed that she’s being thoroughly screened for the show. According to the story, she has been invited to join the cast several times, the most recent being six years ago.
Her husband is reportedly insistent that she will not be a part of a reality show, and that he will not participate with her. In 2015, he told TMZ that he had “enough gigs.” Sources told Page Six that Johnson has been seen filming with the ensemble at “several” gatherings, according to the story. It’s also claimed that she videotaped in her own home. Since their wedding, the pair has resided in New Jersey.
In 2012, Johnson and Barber married in the midst of a major scandal. Barber’s mistress when he was married to Ginny Cha was the blond bombshell. Johnson has little regret for his actions. Cha was already a mother to Barber’s two sons and was expecting twins when she allegedly discovered Barber’s affair.
Johnson admits to having many proposals for a reality program for her and Barber in a 2012 interview with The New York Daily News, but they turned them down.
Caroline Rauseo, as well as another NFL wife, may be joining ‘RHONJ.’
Rauseo has also been seen out with the crew recently. On her Instagram feed, she shared a photo of herself attending OG Teresa Giudice’s birthday celebration.
“There’s nothing like a girls night out with all of these gorgeous ladies. #birthdayvibes for @teresagiudice & @priscilladistasio.” RHONJ stars Jennifer Aydin and Dolores Catania are also in the shot with Rauseo and Giudice.
Rauseo is a real estate broker with a marketing and management expertise. On the show, she is likely to have a full-time role. She even went to the Bahamas with Giudice and is now following on Instagram by the majority of the group.
While Rauseo may gain a full-time role, Aikisha Colon, the wife of Willie Colon, the presenter of Sirius XM’s Barstool Breakfast, is believed to be joining the show as a friend.
Melissa Gorga’s husband Joe is known to be friendly with Colon. She is the co-owner of Bricks & Hops Beer Garden in the Bronx, New York, and is expecting a baby girl this summer, according to The United States Sun.