11/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

'New Jersey Housewife' Teresa Wants Salary Doubled

TMZ has learned "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice is "ready to walk away" from the show unless producers cough up "'Jersey Shore' money" ... and fast!!!

Sources connected to the show tell us "several of the women are no longer satisfied with their deals" and will not show up to begin shooting Season 3 on September 3rd -- unless they get new contracts worth significantly more moolah.

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