Real Jailbird!

Joe Giudice — Reality Star Officially Behind Bars!

Exclusive statement from the attorney for the 'Real Housewives' celeb!

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Joe Giudice — the husband of “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice — has finally landed in prison!

Radar Online has the official exclusive statement from Giudice family attorney James J. Leonard Jr.

“Joe Giudice surrendered himself to the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Dix today at 12pm to begin serving his sentence,” said the lawyer.

“His brother, his sister and several other members of the Giudice family, as well as myself, were present when he turned himself in to the prison, including Teresa.

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“It was obviously a very emotional day, but this is a very strong family with a tremendous support system and they will get through this, just as they did when Teresa was away.”

The National ENQUIRER earlier revealed that Joe, 43, was having a great time while out with other ladies as Teresa was rotting in a prison cell on fraud charges.

They were serving two separate sentences so that their children would have a parent in the house.

But now it’s time for Joe to start doing his time, with Teresa getting out of jail at the end of last year — and she’s already back to enjoying her celebrity status!