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RHONJ Alum Amber Marchese Calls Husband an Alcoholic After He Blames Her Cancer on 'Lifestyle'

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Things are getting real on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.

Former Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Amber and Jim Marchese are confronting their marriage problems on the show after Amber’s second bout with breast cancer has rocked their relationship.

And according to Amber in an exclusive clip from Friday’s episode, Jim blames her previous lifestyle for causing her illness.

“Guess what, you blame me for having cancer because of the lifestyle I chose? You are no different. You drink too much and I keep telling you that,” Amber says to Jim in an exercise to get couples talking about the key problem in their relationship as they are slowly being pushed further off a platform and into a pool.

But the revelation that Amber thinks Jim drinks too much comes as a surprise to the rest of the cast who hadn’t heard them talk about their drinking problems before.

“We drink until oblivion,” and increasing distraught Amber says to Jim. “Stop drinking. It’s created so many problems. You’re not a frat boy.”

While Jim defends himself by saying he was able to go to college and then law school and doesn’t have a drinking problem, Amber doesn’t accept it, leaving Jim to jump in the pool himself after saying he was “done fighting.”

“I am just so mad that he did that,” Amber later says in a confessional. “I wanted him to talk to me and not shut everything down by jumping in the water.”

Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars airs Fridays (9 p.m. ET) on WEtv.