Contact Us

‘Real Housewives’ Star Bound + Beaten in Gruesome Home Invasion

Dina Manzo Real Housewives Break In Beaten
Ilya S. Savenok, Getty Images

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Dina Manzo and her boyfriend were bound and beaten Saturday (May 13) by two home invaders who wielded baseball bats.

According to TMZ, Manzo and David Cantin returned to their Holmdel, New Jersey home to find the assailants already in the house. Dina was immediately punched in the face, neck and head while Cantin was assaulted with the baseball bat, which belonged to Cantin’s son — TMZ says the robbers grabbed it upon breaking in.

The suspects then zip-tied Manzo and Cantin up and left them in the foyer while they stole cash and jewelry from the couple.

When the assailants left, the couple managed to wiggle their way to the kitchen, cut their ties loose with scissors and call police. They were both treated for bruises at the hospital but there were no broken bones or more severe injuries.

Some of Manzo’s Housewives friends and fans of the show, alike, reached out via social media to extend their well wishes:

“Dear GOD, please no. I’m heartbroken over reading what happened to @dinamanzo,” one wrote, while another noted “Sickened to hear this. Saying so many prayers for you!”

Stars Who Infamously Posed for Mugshots:

Next: 'Real Housewives' Star's Car Scene of Double Homicide

Best of 107.3 PopCrush

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

1073 Popcrush on Facebook

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Club 107 quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.