Joe Giudice Goes Instagram Official with New Girlfriend: 'Thank You for Accepting Me'
Joe Giudice first hinted at the new relationship in October
Joe Giudice has a new woman in his life.
"Thank you for accepting me and not trying to change me," he captioned a photo of her. "Thank you for seeing the best in me. I love the way your eyes light up when We together [sic]. I love hearing about what matters to you. I am thankful for you and your family. And most of All I love the way YOU [love] MY KIDS. My life is so much better because you are here with me."
According to Fittipaldi's Instagram page, she is a self-proclaimed food blogger and fitness enthusiast.
And Joe's ex, Teresa Giudice, appears to approve of his new relationship — she commented two red heart emojis on the post.
This marks Joe's first relationship since his split from Teresa, 48, over a year ago. PEOPLE previously reported that the Bravo stars had come to a mutual decision to separate in December 2019 after 20 years of marriage. They had been living apart since March 2016, when Joe began his 41-month prison sentence for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud. Teresa served a little over 11 months in prison for the same crimes and was released in December 2015.
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"We're not really dating," he told E! News. "But we're, like, seeing each other or whatever."
The two were first linked in November, with a source telling PEOPLE at the time, "She is very happy, but taking things very slow."