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The Situation

In Rehab for Alcohol

Problem for 'Jersey Shore'

3/22/2012 12:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Situation is in rehab not just for prescription drugs
The Situation
is in rehab not just for prescription drugs, but also for alcohol, TMZ has learned, and this turn of events could pose big problems for next season's "Jersey Shore."

Sources involved in the situation (sorry) tell us ... the Situation went through detox at a facility before he checked into Cirque Lodge in Utah, and the detox involved alcohol.

Our sources also say The Sitch is "very open" with other patients at Cirque about his drinking.  He discusses how his club appearances escalated his alcohol use.

Now here's the problem for "Jersey Shore."  The Situation and alcohol have been tied at the hip for 5 seasons.  If the show allows The Situation to fall off the wagon to make the show better in season 6, they will look like crass enablers.  If they don't let him drink, there's a good chance they will lose viewers.

Stay tuned.


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Does anyone really care?

945 days ago


Does anyone really care?

945 days ago


This guy is an idiot, anyone that calls them self that deserves what they get, I am surprised he is suing the tv show, for possible making him drink like an idiot and act like an idiot...

945 days ago


this show cancelled YIPPIE wonderful it is about time. take it off now YIPPIE

945 days ago


Have a feeling, he'd be in this "situation" at this age without the show. At least, now he can afford the best treatment, because of the money he's made because of the show.

945 days ago


I guess i will have to get a life!

945 days ago

Jeff Carroll    

Who even watches that show anymore?

945 days ago


He's so ugly. He looks bloated. I know this article is about him going to rehab, but I can't get over how fugly he is. He's actually a male-grenade.

945 days ago


I thought that they would pull the show just because they're all as*holes !

945 days ago


Can't be canceled fast enough, they act like real stupid **** and snookie? what a pig

945 days ago


Mike has to do whats best for him... Hope he gets clean and straight! They will always get another "Situation" for their viewers:)

945 days ago


We can only hope to God that SOMETHING puts an end to this rubbish. I can't imagine what sort of ignorant trailer trash watches this crap.

945 days ago

Frank Thomas    

The Shore is disgrace to anyone with half a brain. Good go away!! Take that pregnant Snooki with you. Not an ounce of talent among the cast.
Their time is up!!! GOOD BYE!!!!!!!

945 days ago


The "thing" that will make this horrifying show "go away" is the simultaneous "click" as people TURN OFF THEIR TV's and stop WATCHING this crap! We can also rid ourselves of the interminable whining of the Kardashians via the same method! The list goes on: Octomom, the Duggar family, Jon Benet Ramsey (good Lord, let the child rest in PEACE), Casey Anthony, Tim Tebow, Kony 2012...

945 days ago


Just what the world to know....I stubbed my toe on my gold tub and had to scream out to the butler to get the phone so I could dial 911.This is serious news here people !! OMG

945 days ago
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