Published on: August 29, 2013
Photography by: Lisa OConnor / Splash News

"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" star MELISSA GORGA stormed out on her husband JOE after she found out he was receiving sexy texts from several babes.

The reality TV couple's nine-year marriage had already been rocked by rumors of Melissa cheating, and sources say their future is shaky now that she's caught Joe.

“There's a suspicion that what's good for the goose is also good for the gander,” said the source. “Now tensions between them are at a fever pitch.”

As “RHONJ” fans know, Melissa's “frenemies” — including her sister-in-law TERESA GIUDICE – have spread malicious gossip that the 34-year-old mother of three cheated with her ex-boyfriend, a claim she has denied.

Tormented by the possible infdelity, Joe has been watching Melissa like a hawk, and the two have been bickering nonstop, said the source.

“After one particularly nasty spat, Melissa decided to fLip the tables and secretly check the text messages on Joe's cell phone,” said the source.

“She didn't expect to fnd much. Instead, she came across a string of texts from not one, but several different women!”

When Joe got home, Melissa exploded, said the source. “She dangled the phone inches from Joe's face while he tried to grab it,” said the source. “Finally, Melissa hurled the phone and it smashed against a wall.”

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