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Time for a road trip to New Jersey: Bankrupt Real Housewife Teresa Giudice is holding a massive garage sale on August 22nd. "Among the offerings are a suit of armor, faux-marble urns and scrolled metal chandeliers," says the New York Post. If there's ever a market for early 21st-century reality show kitsch, that suit of armor is going to make some collector very happy. [NYP]