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'Jersey Shore' Italy Trip --

Italian Group FURIOUS!

1/25/2011 3:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The "Jersey Shore" road trip to Italy will only serve to make the locals look like "buffoons and bimbos" ... this according to a very pissed off Italian-American organization.

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TMZ spoke to a rep for UNICO -- a massive Italian American interest group -- who tells us they're furious with MTV's decision to shoot Season 4 in the old country ... saying, "People used to go to the circus to see the freak show – that is what this will be."

The rep adds, "It will not only hurt Italians but all Americans … their outrageous, reprehensible behavior will make us look like buffoons and bimbos."

As TMZ first reported, UNICO was the first group to call for a boycott of the show -- claiming it's a "denigration" of Italian Americans.

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John    

One can only hope that there is a disaster and none can every make it back to the States.

1283 days ago
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TmZ845    

maybe because 9/10 of them are not even italian..snooki was adopted and is of middle eastern decent.how does that equate to a guido?

1283 days ago
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Josephina    

Honestly, the rest of the world already looks down upon Americans so much, this probably won't really hurt.

1283 days ago
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justsaying    

They are angry with the wrong people. The cast didn't make the decision to go to Italy. Jersey Shore is owned by White people and when it comes to money, they don't give a f&ck who they piss off. That's why you can't see a t.v show without some white girls swapping spit. It's all about money. White people, more than any other race proves the Bible right when it says the love of money is the root of all evil.

1283 days ago
20.

Vallery    

There are several European countries that hate the US. Apparently, MTV/Viacom wants to add Italy to that list.
Haven't these non-Italian-"Italians" had their 15 minutes already?

1283 days ago
21.

Jackie    

As long as they keep their bs drugs, trash attitude and lousy mouth in NJ. Just because they are from USA...it doesn't mean USA and Italy share same laws. Most Italian families(of course i mean Italian-Europeans) are well behaved and value education than going on mtv to do such weird shows.

1283 days ago
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Bigwade    

One name... Amands Knox.... This group could fart in the wrong direction and the ****ed up Italian jusdicial system will have them all in jail for life, if I was anyone of the cast I would refuse to go ...

1283 days ago
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Sam    

Bad new for you America and Italy: the one person on the show, the dumb looking guy, has relatives in Italy that are welcoming them all into their homes. You can scream, kick and moan all you want but he has family there, thank the invading persians for it. You'll get to watch season four in Italy in that dumb guys relatives house and his fake mafia family that gambles.

1283 days ago
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Andrettianna    

I can't wait for these guys to go down in flames. you know, we are one sick country when these are the people that we pay the most attention to. And Teen Mom can go get raped in a back ally, really effin sick of that ish too.

1283 days ago
25.

Lucky_130    

There probably right.

1283 days ago
26.

Mega    

Give them a one way ticket Do us all a favor

1283 days ago
27.

jason    

TMZ-

The rep says this is going to make *us*, the Americans, look like bimbos. Not "the locals", as you write at the top. Please change it-- it's confusing and wrong.

1283 days ago
28.

RonJ    

Can't we send them to the island on Lost? They can tan all the time and who knows...they might get eaten by a giant smoke monster.

1283 days ago
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cynical me    

Hate to tell you folks, but the rest of the world already views America as a bunch of bimbos and buffoons. They also see us as bullies, fat and lazy.

1283 days ago
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Datalord    

As someone who has travelled all over the world, I'll let you in on a little secret. Much of the globe ALREADY considers Americans to be a bunch of buffoons. A collection of idiots from a reality show likely isn't going to make much difference one way or another.

1283 days ago
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