Joe Gorga is pulled off the stage by his wife Melissa after bombing stand-up ...

Joe Gorga is pulled off the stage by his wife Melissa after bombing stand-up ...
Joe Gorga is pulled off the stage by his wife Melissa after bombing stand-up ...

Joe Gorga was pulled off the stage by his wife Melissa Gorga after failing to crack up  audience members for the right reasons during a recent stand-up routine at Carolines On Broadway.

The Real Housewives Of New Jersey star struggled to tell a joke before his wife eventually intervened.

Joe blamed his subpar performance on a mixture of alcohol and 'a couple of scotches,' according to a statement obtained by Page Six.

No laughing matter: Joe Gorga was pulled off the stage by his wife Melissa Gorga after failing to crack audience members up for the right reasons during a recent stand-up routine at Carolines On Broadway; pictured performing on Carolines on Broadway on October 27, 2021

No laughing matter: Joe Gorga was pulled off the stage by his wife Melissa Gorga after failing to crack audience members up for the right reasons during a recent stand-up routine at Carolines On Broadway; pictured performing on Carolines on Broadway on October 27, 2021

In video of the crash and burn, Joe was not amusing audience members as he would have hoped as he struggled to tell a joke. 

Instead, the reality star repeatedly asked the crowd versions of 'You guys ready?'

The audience, however, did humor him by cheering him on.

'Listen you (expletive),' Joe said at one point, causing the audience to laugh in shock.

'I don't know what they gave you backstage babe': Gorga told her husband before pulling him off the stage; pictured October 2021 in New York

'I don't know what they gave you backstage babe': Gorga told her husband before pulling him off the stage; pictured October 2021 in New York 

If anything, Melissa got more people laughing as she attempted to excuse her husband's performance before pulling him off stage.

'I don't know what they gave you backstage babe,' Melissa said to her husband as the audience laughed. 

'I swear to you, usually he cracks us up, he has a routine that makes us all laugh in tears every night. That I promise you!... Come on, let's go!'

In a statement, Joe blamed his performance on the combination of cold medicine and alcohol.

'He usually cracks us up': If anything, Melissa got more people laughing as she attempted to excuse her husband's performance before pulling him off stage; pictured at Carolines on Broadway in October 2021

'He usually cracks us up': If anything, Melissa got more people laughing as she attempted to

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