Teresa Giudice Tweets From Prison for 1st Time

This is the first time she's shared anything from behind bars.

ByABC News
June 1, 2015, 9:54 AM

— -- "Real Housewives" star Teresa Giudice sent her first tweet from jail on Sunday, reaching out to her fans and giving thanks.

"Thank you everyone for all of the cards, letters, and kind words of support I love, love, love you all xo T!" she wrote.

Thank you everyone for all of the cards, letters, and kind words of support I love, love, love you all xo T!

Teresa Giudice (@Teresa_Giudice) May 31, 2015

This is the first time the reality star, 43, has posted anything since reporting for her 15-month stay in federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut, back in early January.

Earlier in the year, ABC News spoke with representative from the Federal Correctional Institution, Danbury to see what Giudice's life would be like behind bars for fraud. She was sentenced last October.

At FCI Danbury, before her expected transfer to a halfway house, Giudice will live a regimented life, waking up each day at 6 a.m. (she is either sleeping in a 2-person cube or a 6- to 8-person room) and reporting to a job, prison officials said.

"All medically cleared inmates are assigned jobs by staff, based on institution need with a focus on the inmate's individual skills and abilities, in an effort to provide them with employable skills for release," a representative for the prison told ABC News.

"Inmates are required to work a standard work day of approximately 7.5 hours," the representative added. "This may include educational programs for inmates in need of English as second language and/or GED. When not assigned to a required program or work assignment, inmates are free to participate in optional education programs and/or recreational activities."

This is the first time the reality star, 43, has posted anything since reporting for her 15-month stay in federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut, back in early January.

Earlier in the year, ABC News spoke with representative from the Federal Correctional Institution, Danbury to see what Giudice's life would be like behind bars for fraud. She was sentenced last October.

At FCI Danbury, before her expected transfer to a halfway house, Giudice will live a regimented life, waking up each day at 6 a.m. (she is either sleeping in a 2-person cube or a 6- to 8-person room) and reporting to a job, prison officials said.

\"All medically cleared inmates are assigned jobs by staff, based on institution need with a focus on the inmate's individual skills and abilities, in an effort to provide them with employable skills for release,\" a representative for the prison told ABC News.

\"Inmates are required to work a standard work day of approximately 7.5 hours,\" the representative added. \"This may include educational programs for inmates in need of English as second language and/or GED. When not assigned to a required program or work assignment, inmates are free to participate in optional education programs and/or recreational activities.\"

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