The 38-year-old announced that she was exiting the Bravo series during last week's episode.
When asked how it felt to be off the show by Us Weekly, she said: "It's a relief like, 'Ahh this is over'. I don't do drama or anything negative. Even if I have a freaking vase and I don't like the energy it gives off, I get rid of it."
The reality star - who told the magazine that castmate Danielle Staub was the main reason for her departure - also revealed that her other co-stars learned about her exit "organically as things were happening".
She added that she will be back for the episode containing goddaughter Audriana's baptism, and that she recently attended a housewarming party thrown by Teresa Giudice but was not filmed.
The Real Housewives Of New Jersey continues next Monday at 10pm on Bravo.
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