Here's How Teresa Giudice's Boyfriend Really Feels About Joe Giudice

In September 2020, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice and her estranged spouse of 20 years Joe Giudice finalized their divorce (via People). Shortly after announcing their divorce, Teresa revealed on her Facebook that she was seeing a new man. 

The reality star captioned a photo of the pair she shared on social media by writing, "Excited to reveal my new boyfriend," (via InTouch Weekly). Teresa has since shared many photos of her new boyfriend on Instagram and even called him "The BEST thing that came out of 2020" in a sweet end-of-the-year post.

The new man lighting up Teresa's life is Digital Media Solutions cofounder Luis Ruelas. The pair met randomly down the Jersey Shore and decided to exchange numbers, (via Bravo). Since their chance meeting, the couple has become extremely close. Teresa even told Bravo personality Andy Cohen, "With Louie, he's very open. He gets me to open up — like, I know exactly what he's feeling," (via Us Magazine). She also revealed to Cohen exactly how her new boyfriend feels about her famous ex.

Teresa's new boyfriend Luis has reached out to Joe

During an appearance on "Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen" Teresa Giudice shared details of a conversation between her new flame Luis Ruelas and her ex-husband Joe Giudice (via Us Magazine). 

Teresa said that the pair spoke on the phone and Luis even expressed that he wanted to go to the Bahamas to meet Joe, which is where he is currently living. She added, "I thought that was like the most amazing thing ever. Because he said he just wanted to talk to him and let him know that he's not trying to take his place or anything."

The reality star also revealed that Luis wanted to meet Joe out of respect as a father. As fans know, Teresa and Joe have four children together, who each has a very close bond with Joe. Teresa explained, "He just wanted [Joe] to meet him because we have daughters and I just thought that was the most beautiful thing ever." It seems that Luis has the utmost respect for Joe and wants to remain in his good graces.