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The Situation Arrested After Tanning Salon Brawl

Mike Sorrentino of 'Jersey Shore' fame fought with his brother

(Newser) - Thought you'd heard the last of Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino now that Jersey Shore is over? Think again. He's making headlines thanks to a brawl at, where else, a tanning salon yesterday. He and his brother co-own Boca Tanning Salon in Middletown, NJ, and law enforcement sources... More »

No More Jersey Shore After This Season

We know, you're just wrecked over this

(Newser) - Absolutely heartrending news from MTV today: The sixth season of Jersey Shore will be the reality show's last, the network confirms to Celebuzz . That means you'll definitely want to tune in Oct. 4 when it premieres. And don't worry: The GTL lifestyle will live on through spinoff... More »

Situation Sues Abercrombie Over Months-Old Diss

'Jersey Shore' star says retailer infringed on trademarks

(Newser) - Remember three months ago, when Abercrombie & Fitch made us all snicker by offering to pay The Situation to not wear its clothes ? Well, even if you don’t, The Situation does, and the Jersey Shore star is not happy about it. He filed a lawsuit in Florida claiming... More »

Abercrombie Offers Situation Money Not to Wear Its Clothes

Teen retailer has 'deep concerns' about Mike Sorrentino's Jersey Shore image

(Newser) - Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, style icon? Not exactly. Abercrombie & Fitch is offering the Jersey Shore star big bucks not to wear its clothing. The teen retailer has offered a “substantial payment” to Sorrentino “to wear an alternate brand" because of the company's "deep concern"... More »

Bristol Pitches Abstinence —With The Situation

Oscar-worthy, it's not

(Newser) - It's the pairing America's been waiting for: Bristol Palin and The Situation star in a new pro-abstinence ad, notes the Huffington Post . With lines like, "Abstinence has the word abs in it," the PSA is "excruciating," says the Vulture blog at New York. "Extremely awkward,... More »

Boycott These Celeb-Endorsed Products

What could completely unblemished Justin Bieber know about Proactiv?

(Newser) - A celebrity endorsement is a good thing, right? Not necessarily. On Guyism , Max Steven Miller lists seven products you should never buy because the famous endorsers are so awful:
  • Australian Gold Tanning Products: "The world would be a much better place if Jenni 'JWoww' Farley were just a torso.
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How to Score, by The Situation

A sneak peek inside his upcoming, sure-to-be-a-classic book

(Newser) - Wondering what helpful advice Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino could possibly impart to you in his upcoming book ? The New York Post has some answers: Here’s the Situation will include ab maintenance tips and, of course, all that he’s learned about women, including:
  • “The best sex
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Snooki Snags Book Deal

Soon, all the Jersey Shore guidos and guidettes will be authors

(Newser) - With poetic tweets like “your going to the yacht party?! Holla! See you lataa,” who wouldn’t expect Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi to write a book? Yep, Snooks is the latest Jersey Shore cast member to get a book deal, the AP reports. Hers will be Shore Thing,... More »

Bristol Palin Takes it Off for DWTS

But that doesn't get her more than 18 points

(Newser) - Any of you hoping Bristol Palin would quickly emerge as a Dancing With the Stars frontrunner were likely disappointed while watching last night’s premiere. Palin managed not to come in last, however, landing herself in the middle with a score of 18. David Hasselhoff , Mike “ The Situation ”... More »

No Trademark for 'The Situation'

Officials apparently not impressed by Jersey Shore star

(Newser) - Sorry, The Situation: No trademark for you. Jersey Shore cast member Mike Sorrentino attempted to trademark his well-known nickname (technically, the name he gave to his own abs) in order to market (what else?) T-shirts and underwear. His bid was denied because it's too similar to a "Situation" trademark... More »

DWTS Snags Bristol, Situation

Not to mention the Hoff, Jennifer Grey ... Michael Bolton?

(Newser) - Dancing With the …Trainwrecks? Yep, Bristol Palin, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, and David Hasselhoff are among the more infamous members of the newest Dancing With the Stars lineup. Don’t worry: It does get classier. How can it not, when it includes ‘90s crooner Michael Bolton? And... More »

The Situation Will Earn $5M This Year

'Jersey Shore's' breakout star is raking in the dough

(Newser) - Today’s true WTF moment: Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is on track to earn $5 million this year. That’s more than Michael Cera earned for Scott Pilgrim or Don Cheadle earned for Iron Man 2, for those of you keeping track. How in the world did this happen?... More »

Jersey Shore Guidos on Strike

The guidettes are striking, too

(Newser) - Sad news for Jersey Shore addicts: The cast is unhappy with their contracts and striking until a better deal is reached. They’ll do appearances instead of filming scenes for the third season, TMZ reports , so perhaps you can get your fix at a mall near you. Or you can... More »

Jersey Shore Guy on Queer Cover: My Abs Look Hot

Vinny, 'The Situation' offer a somewhat refreshing response

(Newser) - Hey, the Jersey Shore guidos have more important things to worry about than unknowingly gracing the cover of the Village Voice's “queer” issue—like how their abs look on said cover. “In my opinion the SitUaTIoN looks good as hell and that is my main concern,” wrote... More »

Jersey Shore Guys Tricked Into Queer Photo Shoot

But don't worry, guidettes, they're not gay

(Newser) - When the Jersey Shore boys were invited to pose for the cover of Village Voice , someone forgot to tell them it was for the “Queer Issue.” Of course, a source assures the New York Post , “the paper's not saying the cover boys are gay, just that they're... More »

Behold: The Situation's Terrible Rap 'Song'

He named it...'The Situation'

(Newser) - The latest entry in the Terrible Music by Terrible People department: The Situation’s rap, aptly titled (what else?), “The Situation.” The Situation, of course, is Mike Sorrentino, the Jersey Shore star whose sole talent, prior to auto-tuning his way through this single, was flashing his abs to... More »

Nine Best Reality TV Hissy Fits

Kate Gosselin isn't even the worst

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin is the latest in a long line of “celebrities” throwing temper tantrums on national television. E! rounds up eight more reality show meltdowns—watch the videos in the gallery:
  • Kenley Collins, Project Runway: She flips out when judges say her final creation looks like a “pink
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Surprise! Shore Cast Flubs Leno's Questions

Jersey guidos, guidettes fail Leno's Tonight Show game

(Newser) - Considering how well they did during their first stint on Jay Leno’s “Battle of the Celebrity All-Stars,” it’s no surprise the Jersey Shore cast members didn't come off as brainiacs during their rematch on last night’s Tonight Show. Snooki completes the title of Catcher in ... More »

Jersey Shore Brainiacs Can't Name Pope, VP

Not surprisingly, they basically fail Jay Leno Show trivia game

(Newser) - Jay Leno made a shocking discovery last night: The Jersey Shore cast members don’t know a whole lot about current events or world history. Among the questions Snooki, The Situation, and DJ Pauly D couldn’t answer: the vice president’s name, where the United Nations is, or... More »

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