Teresa Giudice, Real Housewives of New Jersey

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Teresa Giudice is acclimating just fine in prison despite what many reports say, her lawyer tells E! News exclusively.

Not only does James Leonard Jr. want to clear the air about his client's well-being, he is also threatening legal action against those who are spewing the "bogus stories" about the Real Housewives of New Jersey star.

"The misinformation being published by various media outlets regarding my client and the details of her incarceration are blatantly false," he tells E! News. "Whoever is buying these bogus stories, you're wasting your money; whoever is reading them, you're reading pure fiction; and whoever is selling them, legal action will be taken." 

Some reports have alleged that Teresa could be going through withdrawal while incarcerated due to an alleged prescription pill addiction. This couldn't be farther from the truth, her lawyer tells us. In fact, the mom of four is doing well inside of Danbury.

"The reality is that Teresa is acclimating well to her current surroundings and she is keeping to herself. She has told me repeatedly that she is doing fine and that she is appreciative of the support she has gotten from her fans," he adds. "She asks everyone to respect her privacy and that of her family during the coming weeks and months and she looks forward to being reunited with Joe and her girls."

Joe Giudice and the girls were supposed to visit this past weekend, but had to postpone because of a combination of scheduling issues and paperwork. The reality star will hopefully see her family for the first time since being put away this weekend.

"There was an issue getting [Joe] approved," a source told E! News. "Because he's a co-defendant in Teresa's case, extra steps have to be taken to get him approved to visit her. The process is in the works but it wasn't done in time for last weekend."

The source also told us that Teresa hasn't complained since starting her sentence, but she has become aware of the stories being told about her.

"She's been getting letters and hearing what's been out there," the source said. "What's sad is that a few inmates have clearly been leaking stories about her."

—Reporting by Beth Sobol

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