In February, 2011, RHONJ travelled to Punta Cana for some fun in the sun that was to be shown in Season 3. But on February 23, 2011, their fun was abruptly interrupted by the champagne spray heard round the world.
The RHONJ were partying and filming at the Moon Bar located at the Hard Rock Resort in Punta Cana, Domenican Republic.
At approximately 1:15 am, when Teresa Giudice opened a bottle of champagne, the spray allegedly landed on Yolanda Martinez causing her “eye irritation and discomfort.” When Ms. Martinez’ son in law, Adolfo Arreola and his cousin Jason Gomez confronted the cast, the resulting confrontation became the basis for the following lawsuit . . . Read full article at Faux Reality Entertainment