02:30 PM EDT 04/13/2013
Originally posted 02/27/2013 04:35PM
Vinny Guadagnino may need to call former Jersey Shore castmate Snooki for some parenting tips: He's welcomed a furry new addition.
Guadagnino adopted a pit bull from the North Shore Animal League, he announced on Twitter on Saturday.
By Monday night, he'd come up with a name for his "gorgeous girl."
Originally posted 12/20/2012 05:30PM
Gym, tan, laundry ... and tears.
Three years, six seasons and two spin-offs after Jersey Shore's December 2009 premiere, the pop culture phenomenon that extended Ed Hardy's shelf life and gave the importance of hair gel an entirely new meaning is bidding adieu to TV.
In honor of the reality show's grand finale, airing at 10 p.m. on Thursday, PEOPLE caught up with the cast and got some behind-the-scenes scoop from the final days of filming.
Here are five things we know you won't be seeing in the finale that Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, 31, calls, "humorous with a little irony":
Originally posted 10/28/2012 03:20PM
It's pizza time!
On Wednesday night, Jersey Shore's Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio and Vinny Guadagnino stopped into Artichoke Basille's Pizzeria & Bar in New York City for a late night snack.
"They came in and had pizza and drinks," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "They were very friendly and hanging out with other customers."
"Vinny and Melanie Iglesias were sitting together for most of the time. She kept trying to get the group to leave but Pauly D was holding them back, socializing with the crowd, having a blast!" the source adds.
Originally posted 03/25/2012 04:30PM
Make no mistake – now that she's pregnant and engaged, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's partying days are on hold as she prepares to become a mother, according to her Jersey Shore castmate, Vinny Guadagnino.
“She’ll be a great mom. She’s already drastically changed her life," Guadagnino told PEOPLE at Saturday's 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. "I think this is a good wakeup call, so I think she’ll be cool."
He also revealed he was surprised by the news she's expecting.
“I had no idea. Actually people would call me, like, 'Is the show still gonna work?'…And I was like, 'What are you talking about, she’s not pregnant.' And then all of the sudden, that whole thing came out and I was like, Oh my God.”
Originally posted 03/19/2012 01:55PM
Get ready for gym, tan, maternity clothes on Jersey Shore.
Following speculation about whether or not the show would be renewed for a sixth season, all seven cast mates – including a pregnant Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi – are set to return to Seaside Heights, N.J., during this summer to begin filming, according to a press release from MTV.
"The house dynamic is headed into unchartered territory as their lives outside of the 'Shore' take off in exciting new directions," the network says.
"While things will definitely be a little different this time when they hit the boardwalk, their trademark hilarity and family dysfunction will remain the same."
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 12/07/2011 10:15AM
Home is where the heart is. But for the Jersey Shore crew, it's also the where the fighting, drunkenness and general mayhem are.
Arriving in New Jersey after a season in Italy, the cast of the MTV show spare little time getting back to their wild and crazy roots, judging by the just-released trailer for season 5, premiering Jan. 5.
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi get into a major fight. Vinny Guadagnino announces he's leaving the shore house. And a huge bar brawl erupts in Seaside Heights that leaves Sorrentino bleeding.
Originally posted 09/23/2011 10:00AM
Jersey Shore's Vinny Guadagnino was in the house at Beacher's Madhouse at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – and he caught the show while perched atop a banquette. The reality star sipped cocktails and chatted with a few guys at his table but was otherwise fairly reserved – though he did perk up at the "flying little person" character in the burlesque show.
Originally posted 08/04/2011 03:20PM
Jersey Shore is back!
You've seen the trailer for season 4 of MTV's hit reality show, which premieres Thursday (10 p.m. ET), and Ronnie, The Situation, Pauly D, Vinny, Deena, Sammi, JWoww and a slimmed-down Snooki are bringing their brand of fun and drama – expect fights, romance and even a car crash! – to Italy.
But will you watch? Tell us below if you're still interested in the Jersey characters as they take their adventures abroad or if you've had enough of a Shore thing.
Originally posted 07/19/2011 09:00AM
Italy may never be the same.
During Monday night's broadcast of Teen Wolf, MTV aired the trailer for season 4 of Jersey Shore, which premieres Aug. 4 (10 p.m. ET).
From the looks of it, Snooki, The Situation, Pauly D, Vinny, Deena, Sammi, JWoww and Ronnie are in for the most dramatic season yet, as the roommates do what they do best: go clubbing, hook up and fight.
"I'm going back to the Motherland," The Situation declares.
Originally posted 07/11/2011 03:40PM
How do you say "brace yourself" in Italian?
Jersey Shore's season 4 premiere is less than a month away – and now PEOPLE.com has your first look at an official cast photo, and it appears they're not holding anything back.
In the shot, the cast gets all glammed-up for a late-night run through the streets of Florence, Italy, where they filmed the show starting in May. (It must have been a short stay, though. They were already back in Seaside Heights, N.J., by the end of June and hard at work at season 5.) The season begins Aug. 4 on MTV (10 p.m. ET).
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