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Melissa Gorga, Teresa Giudice, Jacqueline Laurita

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It's "officially" official: Teresa Giudice is returning to The Real Housewives of New Jersey. E! News has confirmed veterans Melissa Gorga and Jacqueline Laurita will join Teresa, who was just released from prison after serving 11 months on fraud charges. Additional cast will be announced at a later date.

"I am very excited to be back," Teresa told Bravo's The Daily Dish. "For me, this season is all about letting go of the past and embracing the future. People are calling me Teresa 2.0."

Season six wrapped in November 2014. According to Bravo, this season will follow Teresa as she "looks to repair fractured relationships with her family and friends." Cameras will also follow the Giudice family as they prepare to say goodbye to Joe Giudice. Teresa's husband is set to report to prison for a 41-month sentence.

During the season six reunion, Teresa seemed to indicate she was done with the show. But never say never!

Jacqueline's main focus continues to be Nicholas, but Bravo says she "longs for the ‘Lucy and Ethel' friendship she had with Teresa and is willing to bury the past if it means a more light-hearted future."

Both Jacqueline and Teresa were part of the show's original cast. Jacqueline appeared in a recurring capacity last year.

"I'm baaaaack! I can't get enough of my Bravo family!" Jacqueline told BravoTV.com. "Sometimes a little break is all I need to jump back in and bring my best! Looking forward to new beginnings. XOXO."

A premiere date will be announced at a later date.

(E! and Bravo are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)