By Jeff Labrecque
June 14, 2011 at 06:27 PM EDT

Five people are suing Teresa Giudice and the Real Housewives of New Jersey, its production company, Bravo, and the Hard Rock Hotel after a February party in the Dominican Republic turned ugly, according to People. The group filed a suit in New York State Supreme Court, alleging that Giudice herself popped a champagne cork that injured one of the plaintiff’s mother-in-law, and the Housewives star then mocked the injured party. At that point, the plaintiffs allege, men from the show’s cast, including Joe Giudice, Albert Manzo, Albie Manzo, and Christopher Manzo attacked the plaintiffs “without provocation.”

A spokesperson for the Real Housewives declined to comment.

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