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"That was the money she earned as an advance for her book Skinny Italian," said Jim Kridel, Teresa Giudice's lawyer, in defense of his client's post-bankruptcy $60,000 shopping spree. "She needed to re-buy furniture because she didn’t have any furniture in the house. It’s a big house and she wanted furniture consistent with her style on the show. There is nothing wrong with doing that, except that it doesn’t look good for her to be doing it." [Apex]