Transcript for New Reality: Teresa Giudice Starts 15-Month Prison Sentence
Next tonight, millions watch reality TV, but this evening, what is the real price if you put your family in front of the cameras for one of these shows and get in trouble with the law? ABC's Cecilia Vega with the lesson from the judge. Reporter: Her car arriving before dawn. A harsh reality for Teresa guy dechai. Her final hours of freedom? Spent with family, attending church on Sunday. She was anxious to get in, get this thing started, get it behind her. Reporter: Her downfall? Like the rest of her life, playing out in public. A judge reportedly telling her to take responsibility and to stop relying on P.R. She was sentenced to 15 months behind bars. Martha Stewart served five months and went right back to being a media mogul, following her 2004 federal stint for obstructing justice. Even seeking advice from former inmates before she surrendered. They told her to be friendly, but to be guarded with staff and with other inmates and to, you know, savor the time that she gets to spend with her family when they come to visit her. Reporter: Now, this brand built on cameras following her every move faces a new reality. Cecilia Vega, ABC news, new York. When we come back here
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