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The Situation

Hit Rock Bottom

While Taping 'Jersey Shore'

3/21/2012 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Multiple sources close to The Situation tell TMZ ... the MTV star's hard-partying ways were worse than ever during the taping of the most recent season of "Jersey Shore" ... and the signs were obvious during the episode when the gang went camping.

TMZ broke the story ... Sitch recently checked into rehab for substance abuse after realizing his recreational habits had spun out of control.

Now, sources close to Sitch tell us ... the reality star had been showing signs of substance abuse for a while ... but "he was getting worse" as the season went on.

We're told ... several people noticed he was "acting paranoid" on the set ... and the unusual behavior was evident in certain Season 5 episodes that recently aired on MTV. During the ep when the gang goes camping, Sitch can be seen acting jittery, sweating profusely and just plain acting bizarre.

Sources say ... cast and crew members on "Jersey Shore" are happy he's getting help ... and hope that he will be healthy enough to join them for the recently announced Season 6.


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it wasnt just alcohol    

anyone who didn't see that coming was blind. look at the show the time situation was out drinking with a group of guys and some girls not from the show anyway everyone else left the place they were but situation, he stayed he later came back and was up on the roof going off about something ron said earlier something like what r you doing next or something anyway my point is he was on that roof with his pants so far down his di*k minus well of been out. anyway my point is they way he was acting was of someone on some type of opiate wither it was a pill or who knows what but it def. was a downer and anyone that has done any downers or none anyone to do them no how people act when on them and that day he was. he was itching and going on and on and getting angry. and yes i know people will say when people do downers that will make them down yes i know this but anyone that has taken them no that when you take it and your high off the in the beginning you are up beat but acting weird i guess that's how u can say it and then later you will be down im sure he was out of it later that night, but if im right with my memory i think he left then after that and didn't come back til later the next day. now i cant be sure that's when he let but im telling you he wasn't just on alcohol that day on the roof i promise that and anyone that has watch and knows what i mean by being high on downers like anything from oxy's to tylenol 3's that's tylenol w codeine knows what i mean

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