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Teresa Giudice‘s husband, Luis Ruelas, is under fire on social media after a party planner called out those behind the app Vivina, his latest business venture, for failing to pay her more than $300,000 for the company’s launch occasion final yr.

Months after the Actual Housewives of New Jersey star, 50, one among his sons, two of Teresa’s daughters, Gia Giudice, 23, and Audriana Giudice, 14, and Gia’s boyfriend, Christian Carmichael, attended the occasion, the planner behind the bash needs to know the place her cash went.

In screenshots shared by Spouse of the Get together, through Bravo and Cocktails on Instagram, this week, the girl wrote a message to Luis immediately, though she used the improper username to tag him.

“[Luis Ruelas] how do we get paid?!” she requested, together with an occasion picture of Teresa, 52, and their blended household.

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In different posts shared on the Story of Spouse of the Get together on Instagram, she featured feedback from different social media customers.

“Everyone remember that big launch for Louie with Vinivia well Louie hasn’t paid the women who put it together,” one individual wrote. “She’s being silenced too but just wait team Teresa will label her crazy and obsessed too, it’s how they operate.”

“How will you pay us the $300,000 [plus] you’ve owed us along with all the other vendors that are waiting?” requested one other message. “It’s been 60 days and a lot of excuses.”

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Then, in one other message shared by Spouse of the Get together, she included a screenshot of Vinivia’s Instagram submit concerning the occasion, which tagged her because the planner.

“When [Vinivia] says they can’t pay you because their investors aren’t paying them,” she captioned the submit.

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As RHONJ followers could recall, Bravo’s The Daily Dish shared an article again in April about Luis’ new enterprise, revealing that Teresa’s youngsters had supported his “new [beginning].”

Across the identical time, Luis spoke out concerning the challenge.

“This is a live streaming platform that’s being launched on April 4, 2024, solely for creators and influencers around the world,” he advised TMZ in March. “That’s what I do for a living.”

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Because the social media posts in opposition to Luis continued, somebody wrote, “Louie Ruelas called out for not paying 300k to a company that helped launch his app Vinivia,” as they shared a clip of Luis speaking to TMZ about Vinivia.

It was additionally famous that Spouse of the Get together was “hired by Vinivia and has yet to be paid $300,000 [plus].”

In the meantime, on Vinivia’s account, Luis could be seen selling the corporate.

“Augmented reality and artificial intelligence is one of our specialties here at Vinivia. Bringing your followers and your audiences down a beautiful consumer journey with product placements behind you and they may not seem placed in other environments. Do it live. Vinivia now. Let’s go!” he mentioned in a filmed advert.

Talking out in a prolonged video shared to her Instagram web page amid the drama, Spouse of the Get together admitted that the non-payment has been “really difficult”

“And this isn’t a dispute, to be clear, about vendors or a miscommunication or a line item because that’s a completely different thing than someone having a contract and promising to pay for services rendered and asking if they can delay the payment until Monday because a wire didn’t come in,” she said. “I want to be very clear that as this project went on, everything was requested and approved and I have everything to show that. This wasn’t a surprise number. [Marcello Genovese] fully agreed and just kept giving me excuses.”

Based on the app’s web site, Marcello is the CEO and co-founder of Vinivia. In the meantime, in response to a report from The U.S. Solar, Luis is the co-founder of Digital Media Options (DMS), which helped with the launch of Vinivia, and an “independent contractor” of the app.

“I’m at the point now where I finally realize that they’re not going to pay me. It’s making me sick and I think that moreover, it was really important that I finally spoke up because I went back and forth,” Spouse of the Get together continued. “I was told not to. I was told not to air out the drama as a company but this isn’t drama. This is complete fraud and this is a few hundred thousand dollars. Yet there are a lot of things that Vinivia and Marcello are doing that they need money for yet he keeps telling me money is coming my way. And there’s been fraudulent paperwork, there’s been money returned. He did send a couple small credit card payments but I do realize now that was just to shut me up and it just really sucks.”

Based on Spouse of the Get together, she realized that Vinivia bought Luis a brand new workplace at Avenue of the Stars and has been “hiring girls,” all whereas owing her over $300,000.

“[They] had this huge party that they couldn’t afford at my expense,” she added.

The Actual Housewives of New Jersey season 14 airs Sundays at 8/7c on Bravo.