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Snooki attacks small-town residents in Instagram rant

Note to self: Don’t piss off Snooki.

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, star of MTV’s Jersey Shore , recently got into a tiff with residents of the Pelican Island community over location scouting for the reality star’s upcoming season of Snooki & JWoww. According to NJ.com, over 40 Pelican Island residents gathered to protest the idea of Snooki and JWoww residing on their island. Pelican Island is still recovering from the detrimental effects of Hurricane Sandy, and only about 30 of the 150 households are back. Residents say that the island is not ready to deal with a film crew and the publicized attention in its current state.

Upon hearing the news, the bite-sized guidette took to her Instagram:

Happy Birthday, Pauly D! This 'Jersey Shore' kid is all grown up

Think you’d escape the week without eyeing yet another close-up of a Jersey Shore man? The universe gifted us with the birth of two Jersey Shore stars this week, which means double the the hair gel, double the fun!

Happy Birthday to Pauly D, a.k.a. DJ Pauly D, a.k.a. Paul DelVecchio, who turns 33 today. As we all know, getting deeper into your 30s requires some thoughtful maturation, chucking of old partygoing, sloppy ways, and cultivation of more structured daily habits. Perhaps less “Cabs are here!” and more “Subaru minivans are here!” How about shedding “It’s T-shirt time!” for “It’s pinstripe-oxford time!”?

Pauly D’s been trying to grow up, and we should chronicle and commend his short-but-honorable journey toward post-Jersey Shore-adult-ish-ness.

Happy Birthday to The Situation (and America)


There are few cultural signifiers more classic Americana than apple pie, Chevrolets, capitalism, and baseball. But once in a while, a reality TV show enters our prime-time sphere and leaves American vernacular forever changed (and a tad orange-er). After all, what’s more American than washboard abs, a disdain for the proper usage of nouns, tanning beds, the beach, and non-grenade girls?

The answer is nada, if The Situation could have a say in this situation.

In addition to the birth of this fine country, The Situation (real name: Michael Sorrentino), star of The Jersey Shore, turns a crisply tanned 32 years old today.

The Italian-American philantrophist, comic book star, maker of Jersey Shore family dinners, and serial reality show-ist is also a perpetual soundbite machine.

Thus, here’s a totally scientific linguistic analysis of his best quote-ables to celebrate the bard of the Jersey Shore.

'Jersey Shore' series finale: The death of the Duck Phone and the face of the new America

The final episode of Jersey Shore – the highest-rated series in MTV history; the first important artifact of the Meme Generation era, when catchphrases and plot points became hashtag fodder; the show that accidentally assembled a cast that amounted to a reality-character Trope-Superteam, recalling that old Umberto Eco line about Casablanca, “the clichés are talking among themselves, and celebrating a reunion,” except that these clichés were real people before they disintegrated into self-parody; a show that, in fact, seemed to argue that the whole process of “growing up” in America has been replaced by a process of active self-parody, as if the rise of social networking has transformed us into a nation of brands hunting for recognition, as if we have all become TV characters on a long-running sitcom that stopped being good seven years ago but still scores high in a key advertising demo, as if we’re all trapped in the ninth season of Friends when no one was funny and everyone was pregnant but at least they all had better hair and more expensive clothes — was pretty boring. READ FULL STORY

'Jersey Shore' Hurricane Sandy benefit: Donate dollars, get a call from Snooki

Gym, tan, rebuild New Jersey?

It doesn’t have quite the same ring as GTL — but that’s the goal of the Jersey Shore cast’s upcoming “Restore the Shore” benefit, which airs tomorrow at 11 p.m. on MTV. The network just announced a slew of new details about the event, revealing that it’s no ordinary telethon.

Instead of urging viewers to call in their donations in hopes of speaking to a celebrity, “Restore the Shore” asks donors to send in money via their Indiegogo site. MTV stars from shows like Awkward, Teen Wolf, and, of course, Jersey Shore will then personally call donors during the fundraiser to thank them for their contributions. READ FULL STORY

'Jersey Shore' cast tweets their devastation over destruction in Seaside Heights

Image Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

In light of the destruction wreaked by Hurricane Sandy, Snooki, JWoww, and their fellow Jersey Shoremates have taken to Twitter to express well wishes for the residents of New Jersey’s Seaside Heights — their home for four seasons of filming. The cast wrapped filming the final season of the MTV reality show in July.


Snooki curses on 'Access Hollywood Live' ... twice -- VIDEO

Snooki may have abandoned clubs for cribs, but the new mom is still struggling to control her potty mouth. The Jersey Shore star cursed twice during an Access Hollywood Live interview with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover earlier today.

Our favorite meatball first called the people who questioned her parenting skills “a**holes,” then said “sh*t” when recalling her own reservations about motherhood. The reality star is initially oblivious about her actions, then covers her mouth the second time around once she realizes what she said. Well, if Tom Hanks can drop an F-bomb on live television, Snooki should certainly be expected to.

Watch the clips below: READ FULL STORY

Happy Spirit Day! Celebs celebrate anti-bullying event by wearing purple

They’ve got spirit, yes they do! They’ve got spirit — how ’bout you?

No, this isn’t a pre-Halloween ghost celebration. Today, tons of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender folk and their allies are wearing purple in honor of Spirit Day, a GLAAD anti-bullying initiative. Naturally, a passel of celebrities are following suit on Twitter — or at least tweeting their support of the occasion. Here’s a roundup of some of the famous faces participating in the festivities:


The curiously therapeutic thrills of 'Jersey Shore' season 6

MTV has never been shy about overextending a successful franchise into oblivion. So it was more than a little bit surprising when the network announced that the new season of Jersey Shore would be last. True, the show has taken a ratings tumble ever since season 4’s trip to Florence, a frustrated attempt at high-camp that wound up feeling like Last Year at Marienbad performed by gorilla ballerinas. True, the show’s whole pop-culture moment is at least one year gone. But this is MTV we’re talking about. MTV, which implemented the Kristin Cavallari option to keep The Hills alive while simultaneously convincing the world that a show about Whitney Port made any sense whatsoever. MTV, which gave pretty much every Jackass cast member their own vanity spin-off, including Wildboyz, which was actually pretty fun, and Viva La Bam, which might actually be the worst television show of all time. MTV, which couldn’t give a reality show to just one Simpson sister. MTV, which still airs The Challenge. READ FULL STORY

Mitt Romney admits on 'Live with Kelly and Michael': 'I'm kind of a Snooki fan'

In a completely and totally unscripted sit-down with Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, Mitt and Ann Romney stopped by to chat a lot about the issues — and then some unimportant stuff, which, this being PopWatch, is really of greater interest to us.

In the Romney Rapid Fire Round, the presidential candidate and his wife took on questions about their guilty pleasures (donuts for her; peanut butter sandwiches for him), who they’d cast as each other in a movie (he flubbed, accidentally saying “Gene Hackman”), and what they wear to bed (“I think the correct answer is, ‘as little as possible,'” he said.)

Among the other notable moments? When Strahan asked whether they preferred Honey Boo Boo or Snooki. The choice was easy for Romney: Snooki! “Look how tiny she’s gotten. She’s lost weight, and she’s energetic. Her spark plug personality is kinda fun,” he said.

Watch the entire interview below. And if you only want to see the smut, skip to the 15:30 mark.


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