TMZ reported that Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino had checked into rehab for substance abuse — news which seemed practically inevitable in light of the round-the-clock Jersey Shore lifestyle. (That’s not to mention The Situation’s slow-but-steady descent into rampant paranoia in the show’s recent seasons.) However, a representative for The Situation denies TMZ’s claims, telling EW that the reality star “has spent the past several weeks at an undisclosed location for much needed rest and recuperation after his extensive production and appearance schedule.” The rep says that Uncle Sitch will return for the show’s upcoming sixth season. UPDATE: Sorrentino confirmed on his website, “I have voluntarily taken steps to get control of a prescription medication problem I had due to exhaustion” READ FULL STORY
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Last August, my cruel EW.com overseers sent me to a press junket at the Jersey Shore house. The house had a stench more often associated with the darker corners of Moscow: Sweat, unwashed grime, dead rodents, vodka-scented vomit, unrefrigerated peasant food. And now, MTV is going to open up that den of misery to Jersey Shore fans: Via Facebook, you can enter a contest to spend a week in the Shore house.
You can even bring up to four friends with you, although if you have trouble finding friends who aren’t interested in catching neuro-syphilis from a hot tub, I assume that MTV will provide you with a “friend,” and that friend will be Ronnie, and he’ll spend every day telling you how much he loves you and every night screaming how much he despises you. Oh, these crazy Jersey Shore lives we lead!
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On tonight’s Jersey Shore, the gang decides to take a break from the loud charms of Seaside Heights and go camping in the wilderness. Hilarity ensues when the girls discover that nature is, well, a little bit more nature-y than they were expecting. “Camping is actually hard work,” says Deena, while J-Woww freaks out over the approach of a spider. J-Woww even gets into a screaming match with The Situation! Anyhow, this is why no one likes camping. Watch the clip: READ FULL STORY
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, the diminutive mascot of MTV’s money-minting hit series Jersey Shore, has officially confirmed rumors that she is pregnant and engaged to the baby’s father, Jionni “Jionni” LaValle. The star tells US Weekly that she found out in early January, at which point she resolved that her partying days were behind her. “No more peeing on porches,” she tells Us. “Those days are over.”
Now, let’s set aside any question about Snooki and Jionni’s readiness to have a baby. (Sure, the father is still in college. Sure, the mother has spent the majority of the last two years living in a vomit-orgy fishbowl flashing her pixelized privates to an audience of millions. Sure, two entire seasons of a popular television series focused on the pair’s let’s-call-it-dysfunctional relationship.) Snooki’s impending motherhood and matrimony is an intriguing new wrinkle for the reality starlet and for her network. READ FULL STORY
Diminutive funny man Kevin Hart was ejected from the NBA’s All-Star Celebrity game, but his antics may have played a role in him being named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Hart’s team was leading by 36 points with just over a minute to go when Hart dropped some profanity when he didn’t get a favorable call. That drew a technical foul, which set him off. He struggled to whip his shirt off and then proceeded to hurl his sneakers across the court, earning him his ejection. While most of the players chuckled, he momentarily threatened to take his shorts off. Before the game, the 5’2″ comic had promised a 40-point explosion, but he settled for eight points and six assists. The fans, who voted for the game’s MVP, overlooked Arne Duncan’s 17-point game and J. Cole’s slam dunk to award Hart the MVP. Watch highlights here.
Friends, do you ever have those moments when you feel like you’re lost at sea on a sinking raft, with man-eating sharks lurking in the water? Deena and Snooki can relate. In an exclusive clip from tonight’s Jersey Shore, Team Meatball bravely attempts to cross the ocean in a tiny blow-up raft, only to be overcome by the vicissitudes of ocean life. It’s kind of like Moby Dick, except less preachy. Check out the exclusive clip below: READ FULL STORY
It’s understood that a British accent can class up the most pedestrian of American dreck. As far as we’re concerned, every Brit went to Oxford and has afternoon tea with Colin Firth. But the British lilt was put to the test last night on Jimmy Kimmel, when Oscar-nominee Gary Oldman was tasked with reading an episode summary from the most recent Jersey Shore. Alas, there is no poetry between the words Snooki and urinary tract infection, no matter the graceful delivery and background violins. Still, this is as tasteful as Jersey Shore will ever sound. READ FULL STORY
How much can we ever really know or understand the enigma that is Nicole ‘Snooki‘ Polizzi? She is a best-selling author whose choice in skivvies (or, more often times than not, lack thereof) is something we’ve all unwillingly become all too familiar with and a self-proclaimed meatball whose battle cry sounds not unlike the sirens of the police cars she’s been taken away in, but the Snooks still remains one of life’s great mysteries. (Mostly of the ‘How?!’ ‘Why?!’ variety.)
And just when we thought maybe we had Snooki pegged, the lover of Jionnis and crocadillies and belching on national television surprised fans with a stunning new revelation: She actually looks like a human person. On Wednesday, Snooki tweeted a photo of herself sans makeup and the reality star received a flurry of compliments from the Internet regarding her au naturel beauty look. READ FULL STORY
In his new role as the mad-scientist villain of Jersey Shore, The Situation has been quietly laying the groundwork for a major revelation: He hooked up with Snooki while she was in a relationship, and he has a witness to prove it. Unfortunately for Mike, that witness is a grown man named The Unit. In an exclusive clip from tonight’s episode of Jersey Shore, Mike looks ready to tell Snooki’s boyfriend Jionni everything. “Myself and the Unit are just gonna play a little game I call: ‘Gym, Tan, the Truth Will Set You Free.’” What a fun game! Check out the clip below: READ FULL STORY
The Sense About Science (SAS) campaign has named Jersey Shore doctor of grain liquor Snooki and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann as two of 2011′s worst offenders of Bad Science. Bachmann went on TV to tell a story of a Tampa woman who claimed her daughter had become “mentally retarded” from an HPV vaccine, and Snooki — well, Snooki’s sort of a science experiment gone wrong in so many (and some delightful) ways that I’d like to give her scientific claim its own paragraph. Let it breathe a little, like seamen amidst a gust of sea air.
“I don’t really like the beach. I hate sharks, and the water’s all whale sperm. That’s why the ocean’s salty.”
The untethered inclusion of “I hate sharks” in there is almost poetic. Think about it for a few seconds. NO, I’m just kidding, don’t hurt yourselves. READ FULL STORY