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Wrong type of Reality TV perhaps hurting a restaurateur......new season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey

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Wrong type of Reality TV perhaps hurting a restaurateur......new season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey

jrvedivici | Jul 14, 2014 11:45 AM

So last night the new season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey premiered and there are a few new additions to the cast which are from our neck of the woods. My wife was watching to see who she might know.......so I got "looped into" watching.

One of the new cast member husband happens to be the owner and chef of Angelo's in New York City Little Italy fame. If you are from the NJ/NY area you know Angelo's has been a staple in Little Italy, or Liltaly as it's commonly known now, for several decades. I've been there a few times and would go back if someone I knew wanted to go there.

That was until last night..........just from the one episode and the few scene's this guy was in I took a significant disliking to him. He just came across as an obnoxious, pompous ass which I wouldn't want to support in business. This show was not featuring him in his professional setting but just observing his behavior at a social gathering in a persons home, and he struck me as a jerk.

It's funny because I watch Kitchen Nightmares frequently and outside that one restaurant, Amy's Baking Company, I haven't found many of the owners to be utter assholes. Even if they were obnoxious generally it was self defense mechanism of having your failing business spotlighted on a national TV show.

This guy just seems like an ass and I wonder if any others like myself would see behavior like this and hold it against them and their business?

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