Teresa Giudice hoping for one season of 'RHONJ' without personal drama: 'I still haven't gotten that'

Teresa Giudice is still waiting for the day that she can actually enjoy a season of "Real Housewives of New Jersey."

The reality star, who is the only cast member to appear on every season of the hit Bravo show, is currently gearing up for its ninth season amid news that her husband, Joe, has been ordered to be deported once he finishes his current 41-month prison sentence. For Teresa, it's yet another season of "RHONJ" during which she has to deal with overwhelming turmoil in her personal life, and it's a trend that she hopes will come to an end soon.

"I still have sh-t going on, and I can’t wait to just enjoy one season," Teresa told AOL's Gibson Johns during a recent sit-down interview. "It’s always about me every season, and I can’t wait to just enjoy a season. I’ve been through a lot on this show. A lot of heartache. Last season I lost my mom. This season I kind of enjoyed it a little bit, but I still have personal stuff going on that I try to block out, and I’m obviously still dealing with."

"It is part of life, but I’m still hopeful to have that amazing season with no drama personally that’s in the back of my mind," she added. "I still haven’t gotten that. Can’t wait."

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 06: Television personality Teresa Giudice is seen leaving 'Good Morning America' on November 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Sonja Morgan, Teresa Giudice, Kalliope Barlis, Noel Elie and Dolores Catania attend Phobia Relief Day on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Teresa Giudice attends Phobia Relief Day on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 30: Television personality Teresa Giudice attends a Jimmy DeLaurentis meet-and-greet at the World Market Center on July 30, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)
MEDFORD, NJ - JUNE 09: Teresa Giudice competes in the Bikini Division of the NPC South Jersey Bodybuilding Championships on June 9, 2018 in Medford, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
MEDFORD, NJ - JUNE 09: Teresa Giudice competes in the Bikini Division of the NPC South Jersey Bodybuilding Championships on June 9, 2018 in Medford, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
LITTLE FALLS, NJ - JUNE 07: Teresa Giudice poses for a photoshoot before her first bodybuilding competition that was 2 days later. She competed in the 2018 NPC South Jersey Championships in the Bikini Division. She placed 3rd in the bikini division in the show. The photoshoot was on June 7, 2018 in Little Falls, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
BIMINI, BAHAMAS - MAY 05: (Images off Embargo 9.24.2018, Exclusive Coverage) Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs, Danielle Staub, and Melissa Gorga posing at Danielle's wedding on May 5, 2018 in Bimini, Bahamas. (Photo by Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY -- 'Wives And Misdemeanors' Episode 901 -- Pictured: (l-r) Melissa Gorga, Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs -- (Photo by: Greg Endries/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 22: Teresa Giudice attends WE tv Launches Bridezillas Museum Of Natural Hysteria on February 22, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for WE tv)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Teresa Giudice attends 'The Morning Breath' at Build Studio on January 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Teresa Giudice -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Teresa Giudice -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: Teresa Giudice attends the Z100's Jingle Ball 2017 - GIFTING LOUNGE on December 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 07: TV personality Teresa Giudice attends 'Sleigh' A Toys for Tots Event and Meet & Greet at Valanni on December 7, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Teresa Giudice attends her book signing for 'Standing Strong' at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on October 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Teresa Giudice -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 03: Television personalities Dolores Catania, Siggy Flicker and Teresa Giudice visit 'Extra' at H&M Times Square on October 3, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by J. Kempin/Getty Images for Extra)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY -- Season:8 -- Pictured: Teresa Giudice -- (Photo by: Rodolfo Martinez/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
EAST HANOVER, NJ - MAY 18: Teresa Giudice attends the Gorga's Homemade Pasta & Pizza Grand Opening on May 18, 2017 in East Hanover, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: TV personality Teresa Giudice attend the Rookie USA Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week at Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Haddad)
TOWACO, NJ - JANUARY 13: RHONJ Teresa Giudice Poses For A Portrait At Her Home on January 13, 2017 in Towaco, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 07: Melissa Gorga and Teresa Giudice attend the Hetrick-Martin Institute's 30th Annual Emery Awards: Help Me Imagine at Cipriani Wall Street on December 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - NOVEMBER 09: (L-R) Audriana Giudice, Milania Giudice, Gabriella Giudice, and Teresa Giudice attend BKLYN Rocks presented by City Point, Kids Foot Locker, and Haddad Brands at City Point on November 9, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for City Point)
BROOKLYN, NY - NOVEMBER 09: TV Personality Teresa Giudice attends BKLYN Rocks presented by City Point, Kids Foot Locker, and Haddad Brands at City Point on November 9, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for City Point)
POMPANO BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 04: Teresa Giudice hosts Inance Grand Opening Party on November 4, 2016 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Teresa Giudice -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MONTCLAIR, NJ - OCTOBER 27: Teresa Giudice arrives at the Fresco Da Franco Halloween Ball at Fresco Restaurant on October 27, 2016 in Montclair, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
UNCASVILLE, CT - OCTOBER 15: Melissa Gorga and Teresa Giudice walk the red carpet before the Ballroom After Party with Chrissy Teigen and LL Cool J for Mohegan Sun�s 20th Anniversary at Mohegan Sun on October 15, 2016 in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Mohegan Sun)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Teresa Giudice attends the Star's Scene Stealers event at Kola House on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by CJ Rivera/Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Melissa Gorga, Teresa Giudice -- (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Though in some respects Teresa feels as though she's been "made an example of" during her time as a Housewife, she also credited her Bravo family for supporting her over the years when she's gone through various personal obstacles that have made headlines around the world.

"I love that I have a relationship with Andy [Cohen], and he was always there for me through the rough times, so that meant a lot," she told us. "Even from the Bravo family. Everyone is very supportive."

Over the years, as Teresa has had to deal with upheaval in her personal life, she's been able to put certain things into perspective with the help of meditation and yoga, even going so far as to become a certified yoga instructor. It's enabled her to go from flipping over a table in anger during the show's first season to now being noticeably more measured on screen.

"I’m totally different than the way I was," she explained. "Doing yoga and meditating and being so namaste [has helped me]. As you get older, you don’t sweat the small stuff and you’re just like, "Whatever." When you’re younger, you get fired up right away and speak your mind more, but now I can’t even make the time. You have to really piss me off to get me going now." 

Judging by the season 9 trailer of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," someone must really piss her off, as she's seen arguing with sister-in-law Melissa Gorga on multiple occasions. Teresa told us that this could be one of the "best seasons yet."

"I have a really good feeling about this season," she told AOL. "I'm excited. Andy Cohen keeps tweeting about it, so that makes me even more excited, because he's so excited over it. He's been texting me privately about it."

Though we'll see her compete in a bikini fitness competition and watch her daughter, Melania, release her first single, it appears as though Teresa's explosive relationship with Melissa will take center stage.

"Me and her both speak our mind," Teresa said of their fireworks. "It’s been pretty ugly, and I don’t want to get into it, but there are other things on the back-end that nobody knows about that made it ugly. I guess some people do know, but it was hurtful to me and I don’t want to go back there. It’s never going to go back to where it was -- not for me anyway, and I don’t think she wants that, either -- and even for the children, I never wanted to show them that ever. You always have to think about the kids and what kind of example you’re setting for them."

Both Teresa and Melissa insist that they're in a better place with one another, and the up-and-down of their friendship is simply part of the equation. As for the two new additions to the show -- Jackie Goldenschneider and Jennifer Aydin -- Teresa said that they "it works" with them as part of the mix.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: (L-R) Jackie Goldschneider, Margaret Josephs and Melissa Gorga attend the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Melissa Gorga attends the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Margaret Josephs attends the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Jackie Goldschneider attends the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: (L-R) Margaret Josephs, Jackie Goldschneider and Melissa Gorga attend the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Melissa Gorga attends the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Margaret Josephs attends the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Jackie Goldschneider attends the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: (L-R) Margaret Josephs, Jackie Goldschneider and Melissa Gorga attend the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: (L-R) Jackie Goldschneider, Margaret Josephs and Melissa Gorga attend the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: (L-R) Margaret Josephs, Jackie Goldschneider and Melissa Gorga attend the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: (L-R) Margaret Josephs, Jackie Goldschneider and Melissa Gorga attend the Build Series to discuss 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' at Build Studio on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images)
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"You have to click with the rest of the girls," she explained. "If you don’t, you’re out. That’s the way it works. But, this season we do. We don’t always click, but it does work, which I’m excited about. I like for people to stay and not keep switching out."

That being said, don't expect her to bend over backwards for any new cast members. Instead, expect the Bravo veteran to simply be herself and see where the cards fall.

"If I click with the person, I do. If I don’t, I don’t. I don’t go out of my way or anything -- I mean, hello! I’m the OG! Let them go out of their way. I’ve been in this long enough," she explained. "They waited for me to come home, just saying."

"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" season 9 premieres on Wednesday, November 7, at 9 p.m. EST on Bravo

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