Caroline Manzo will ‘never’ return to ‘Housewives’ after ‘Girls Trip’ incident

Caroline Manzo will ‘never’ return to ‘Housewives’ after ‘Girls Trip’ incident

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Life is short — she has no time for drama.

Caroline Manzo swore off returning to the “Real Housewives” franchise after leaving “Ultimate Girls Trip” early over an incident with Brandi Glanville.

Teddi Mellencamp asked Manzo on her “Two T’s in a Pod” podcast Friday whether she would consider filming another season of the Peacock all-stars spinoff with a different cast, to which the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” alum replied, “Never. No. Never, never, never.”

Manzo gave the same response when asked about returning to “RHONJ,” which she helped launch in 2009 before leaving in 2013.

“Over the years, multiple times I’ve been asked, this last season being one of them,” she added of the Bravo reality series.

“It was something that I was done with and happy to be done with it. I walked away for a reason. I always said for me to go back, it would have to be a number that was financially irresponsible to walk away from.”

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Peacock announced in January that Manzo was coming back to the “Housewives” for Season 4 of “Ultimate Girls Trip” alongside Glanville, Vicki Gunvalson, Gretchen Rossi, Camille Grammer, Alex McCord, Eva Marcille and Phaedra Parks.

However, later that month, news broke that both Manzo, 61, and Glanville, 50, had left Morocco early over an “uncomfortable” off-camera encounter.

Sources told Page Six exclusively that an intoxicated Glanville had touched Manzo’s “breast area and vaginal area” in a locked bathroom on set, which prompted producers to launch a “comprehensive review.”

The former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star has repeatedly denied wrongdoing, most recently tweeting that her co-star “was fine” and that the situation “feels like a f–king set up” for which she is being “punished.”

Glanville’s lawyer has also gotten involved, sending a letter to the show’s production company in March demanding that they release audio of the incident to clear his client’s name.

“The entire incident was comprised of some flirtatious conduct and kissing between Ms. Manzo and Ms. Glanville, and all of it was absolutely mutual and consensual,” the attorney, Duncan P. Levin, wrote in part.

Manzo said in Friday’s podcast interview that she has not spoken to Glanville since they wrapped filming.

Peacock has yet to announce the premiere date for “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip” Season 4.

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