The Real Housewives of New Jersey‘s season 12 reunion went down without one particular cast member.

If you tuned into the Bravo series’ three-part reunion, you might have noticed the absence of the show’s new friend-of, Traci Johnson. So what was the reason she wasn’t there? A housewife Jackie GoldschneiderAll the details. Page Six‘s Virtual Reality-tea podcast.

Jackie said that she was there “for a long time”, she seemed beautiful, and had on a gorgeous gold gown. Page Six. Traci shared photos of her stunning reunion look previously on Instagram. 

Jackie stated, “I don’t believe Traci said anything revolutionary at the reunion so it had to go in.” They had to make the choice.

And so, the show’s production team chose to cut the Bravo newbie from the special, though Jackie added, “I don’t think it was because they don’t think Traci was important to the cast.”

The RHONJ star had nothing but nice words to share about Traci, whose husband is former NFL player Tiki Barber, highlighting the importance of her role on the show to Page Six.