Joe Giudice in Talks for His Own Reality Show Set in Italy: Report

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Prepare to say ciao! to new reality series featuring Joe Giudice.

Joe — ex-husband to Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice — is in talks with an un-named production company to star in a reality series of his own in Italy, TMZ reported Monday. According to the outlet, the series would follow his life in Italy after his time in prison and his divorce.

Joe did not respond to PEOPLE's request for comment.

The father of four was moved to Italy in 2019 following the completion his prison sentence for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud that began in 2016. Joe was facing deportation and opted to relocate to Italy while he appealed the decision instead of staying in ICE custody. Joe, 48, and Teresa, 48, separated in December 2019, PEOPLE reported at the time.

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In February of last year, Teresa told People Now that she had "known for like a long time" that she and Joe would split. They finalized their divorce in September 2020.

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The pair share four daughters: Gia, 19, Milania, 14, Gabriella, 16, and Audriana, 11. In November, Milania and Gia reunited with their dad in Italy after almost a year.

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While Joe no longer regularly appears on RHONJ, he recently starred in a web series titled This Old Villa with Joe Giudice. The YouTube series documents his home renovation of an old Italian villa owned by Teresa's father.

The new reality series is still in its early development phase, TMZ reported, and has not been shot or picked up by a network yet.