10:07 PM EDT 04/13/2013
Originally posted 09/17/2010 03:50PM
A funny thing happened at the Miami beach house Thursday night in a (sorta) new episode of Jersey Shore (which actually first aired Sunday before the VMAs).
No, it wasn't the blue tennis balls graphic behind The Situation when he talked about the girl who left him at an inopportune time (still, well done, MTV!). For just a moment, amidst the usual hookups, drunken evenings and Angelina-Jose-Situation drama, Vinny became the most endearing guy on TV.
The self-professed "mama's boy" welcomed his mother, Paula to the house and sang her praises. "She puts everyone before herself," Vinny says. "They don't make women like my mother anymore." He shows his love, too, proudly producing a towering gelato sundae for his mom at work.
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