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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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106.

fishy    

...if it makes the Italians feel any better, the goal of television is to make EVERY group look like buffoons. :(

1265 days ago
107.

Verita    

Snookie better beware. Italian's love those ugly lawn ornaments, those gnome things. They might mistake the little skankie Chilean for a lawn ornament and cement her to their front lawns.

1265 days ago
108.

Ross    

They are a disgrace to the HUMAN RACE, not only to the italo-american community

1265 days ago
109.

J.E.B.    

Let's hope the entire production company, including the cast, gets thrown into prison. Then maybe MTV will stop turning out trashy shows like this garbage, and "Skins".

1265 days ago
110.

CC    

Based on the U.S. version I thought their kind were a bunch of buffoons and bimbos as it is. Is the Italian version going to change anything? I think not.

These turds reflect badly on their families and heritage. I think most Italians are intelligent enough to figure that out.

1265 days ago
111.

Ella     

I think by "buffoons and bimbos" they were referring to people's perception of Americans based on meeting these idiots abroad NOT the locals in Italy as your headline suggests.

1265 days ago
112.

CJ    

Seriously America....These kids making you look dumb is the least of your worries. Leave the poor kids alone, they are not shooting people,they are not abducting children,they are not screwing up your Government nor are they corrupting your youth. Let these kids have fun and see another Country, save your bitching for the criminals and child molesters who are over running your Country. Pretty sad when you take out all your anger on some Italian American kids who are doing what all young adults do,partying and living life. Quit being such tight asses and think about the **** you did as kids,prob much worse than the kids on Jersey Shore.

1265 days ago
113.

Verita    

Aren't their 15 minutes up yet? I can't bear looking at these homely oompha-loopahs.

Please make it stop! Why do they pretend to be Italian. They are a melting pot of Irish, Puerto Rican, Chilean, Polish, dumb ass American low lifes. Who are the losers that watch this crap!?

1265 days ago
114.

C    

They don't make Americans look any more stupid than any other idiot American tourists or any of the other ridiculous members of the other assorted MTV-style shows for that matter.

As for the opinion of the organization, they have to accept that there are bimbo/buffoon Italian Americans just as much as there are bimbo/buffoons in any other social group. Some of the jersey shore characters ARE Italian American. A person's lineage or immigration history doesn't define their character for better or worse.

I will agree that they'll be out of their element, but the end of the day they're entertaining, so I'll watch.

1265 days ago
115.

c    

Yeah, and how is that boycott going again? Oh, I forgot, their audience has about doubled for the new season. When will these idiots learn to shut their mouths? It only gets the shows they are protesting more ratings. Coming soon: Skins ratings quadruple.

1265 days ago
116.

eivissa    

They will learn very quickly there is quite a difference between being an Italian from Italy and being born Italian in new jersey. It is a whole different world. I don't follow the show. Do any of them even speak Italian?

Posted at 11:48 AM on Jan 25, 2011 by jeff
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just tell them to say " Stronzo" to all the locals....

They'll love them for it....

1265 days ago
117.

eivissa    

"Let them get in trouble over there, they'll go to jail for life.
They don't fool around with idiots in Italy"

Posted at 10:39 AM on Jan 25, 2011 by Pat
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hahahahahahahahah

have you even been there????

They act worse than us!!!!!

1265 days ago
118.

Sammi    

JWoww and Berlusconi hookup!!!

1265 days ago
119.

diddy    

WOW!!!...those guys r really asking 4 it...why do i have still feeling that their going to beatin up over there...well let's hope that they do....their going to piss off alot of ppl...stay real TMZ/staff n crew cheers!!!!

1265 days ago
120.

D. Fuller    

MTV produces nothing but trash!

1265 days ago
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