Us Weekly reports that the 42-year-old mom is just trying to fit in at the Federal Correction Institute in Danbury, Connecticut, but it isn’t working.
"All anyone is talking about is that woman -- even the staff," an insider told the mag.
New Details: Teresa Giudice's First Day in Prison
Another source said some inmates want to befriend her because of her “RHONJ” fame. “The vultures who want to be her bestie were all over her."
She made it through the week without a visit from Joe. People magazine reports that it can take up to two weeks for immediate family members to be approved for visits.
Convicted felons are usually not allowed to visit inmates, but a source explained that an exception is made when the visitor is a spouse and the couple is raising children together.
Giudice is serving time for bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. She is set to be released on Feb. 5, 2016.