Teresa Giudice went from flipping tables to wiping them down when she entered prison for fraud in January, as a former Danbury inmate exclusively revealed to RadarOnline.com that the Real Housewives of New Jersey star has settled into a quiet, drama-free routine.
"It’s a very relaxed atmosphere for her," Giudice’s fellow inmate, who has since been released, told Radar of life at Danbury. "She’s adapting fine. After the first four months, it just becomes routine."
When Giudice isn’t on e-mail or receiving weekly visits from her family, she takes advantage of the "do what you want" attitude of the prison.
"She fills her days up with exercise," the insider shared. "She tends to do yoga and some other training in the gym. Then from 5:30 to 6:30 it’s exercise class."
But like all inmates, the Bravo star is required to work.
"She wipes tables three days a week and it’s for 15 to 20 minutes a shift," the source explained.
As Radar readers know, Giudice has been using her celebrity status to receive special treatment behind bars, according to the source. Her "hard to get" job of wiping tables caused some fellow inmates to be "fed up with her," the insider previously said.
But unlike on the RHONJ, Giudice doesn’t have to worry about hair-pulling fights or screaming matches with her fellow prisoners.
"The ones who don’t like her pretty much ignore her," the former Danbury prisoner said.
Despite the target on her back, Giudice has found a group of friends to lean on during the most challenging time of her life.
"There are three or four of them that are basically her little minions. They do whatever for her," the source said. "She does have that small group that will always support her."