She served time for mail, wire, and bankruptcy fraud.
Now Teresa Giudice has words of wisdom for another controversial celebrity facing a potential future behind bars.
The reality star, 47, had advice for Lori Loughlin, who is preparing for trial for her alleged role in the college admissions scandal, she told Entertainment Tonight.
'She'll make it through': Teresa Giudice offered up advice to Lori Loughlin, who is preparing to head to court for her alleged role in the college admission scandal
'I'm sure she'll make it through,' Teresa told the site. 'I feel women are strong. We have babies, we do it all. I'm sure whatever outcome it is, I'm sure she'll be fine with it.'
Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have pleaded not guilty to accusations they paid admissions fixer Rick Singer $500,000 to arrange for the University of Southern California to recruit their daughters Isabella Rose, 21, and Olivia, 20, onto the school's rowing team, despite that they had no background in the sport.
The actress and her husband are facing charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and honest services mail and wire fraud; conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery; and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
The couple could be facing up to 60 years in prison, if convicted of all three counts.
Legal battle: Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have pleaded not guilty to accusations they paid admissions fixer Rick Singer $500,000 to arrange for the University of