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Her parents may soon be heading off to prison, but rest assured, Gia Giudice is ready for the spotlight. 

The 13-year-old daughter of Teresa and Joe Giudice is making headlines after a sneak peek of her forthcoming music video was released on Wednesday, in which she stars with Alexa Maetta, 16, and Cristianna Cardinale, 14, fellow members of the all-girl group 3KT (which was formed over the summer and stands for 3 Karat Diamonds). 

But while Gia may be focusing on the positives in her life following her parents' sentencing for fraud charges, the preview clip seems to be stirring up even more drama for the famous family, after a report surfaced claiming that Teresa dropped $10,000 on the making of her daughter's music video. 

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Radar Online alleged that Teresa, whose husband Joe was recently ordered to pay $414,000 in restitution when he was sentenced to 41 months in prison, spent $10,000 on the shoot, which only "covered a fraction of the costs for the video." The site also claims that the video was "very expensive" and says that Joe is furious with his wife, as he is trying to be "fiscally responsible." 

However, a source tells E! News that there's no truth to the latest report, insisting that the Giudice's didn't spend a dime on their daughter's project. 

"The Radar story is totally off base," the source says. "The video only cost $5,000 to make and it was all paid for by Xist Talent, the girls' management company. None of the parents put money in."

With regards to the claims that the teens costumes, which include crop tops, bustiers and hot pants, are inappropriate, the source insists, "As for the outfits, they're dance costumes. There's nothing inappropriate about them. All the girls and their parents were thrilled with the way the video came out."

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Joe Giudice, Teresa Giudice

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The insider adds that the girls are all aspiring singers, who are focusing on forging their own career paths. 

"Trust me, no one is pushing these girls to do anything. This is something they all want," the source says. "For Gia, it gives her something positive to focus on despite all the trouble her parents are going through. It's an outlet for her."

Teresa has been ordered to surrender for prison on Jan. 5, 2015, while Joe's sentence will begin after hers is completed. 

Meanwhile, 3KT's first music video—a cover of Britney Spears' "Circus"—debuts tomorrow on Halloween. 

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