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Deena Nicole Cortese

Deena Nicole Cortese (born January 10, 1987) is an American reality television personality who has appeared on the MTV reality show Jersey Shore since 2011. Cortese was born in the New Egypt section of Plumsted Township, New Jersey to Italian American parents. Cortese graduated from New Egypt High School and briefly attended Brookdale Community College. Cortese also has a sister, Joanie Maiorella, who was seen in multiple episodes throughout Season 5 of Jersey Shore. Cortese is a cast member on the reality TV series Jersey Shore. Deena had originally auditioned for season 1 but was rejected; however, she was approached once more by MTV when Angelina Pivarnick left the show after Season 2, and Snooki suggested her as a replacement. She joined the cast in Season 3, which filmed in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. When first arriving on the show, Cortese referred to herself as "a blast in a glass" and "a walking holiday." On June 10, 2012, Cortese was arrested for disorderly conduct in Seaside Heights, New Jersey while filming season 6 of the hit show, Jersey Shore.

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Snooki & Pauly D -- Some A-Hole Nazi Gave Out Our Cell Phone #s

Snooki & Pauly D
Some Nazi A-Hole Gave Out Our Cell Phone #s

Snooki and Pauly D were forced to change their cell phone numbers yesterday ... after some swastika-loving Nazi jerkwad hacked into JWoww's Twitter account and gave out their digits to all of her… READ MORE >

Fake 'Jersey Shore' Flasher -- I'm Sorry, Deena Cortese ... From the Bottom of My 'D' Cups

Fake 'Jersey Shore' Flasher
Sorry, Deena ... From the Bottom of My 'D' Cups

Deena Cortese from "Jersey Shore" can settle down ... the doppelganger whose boobs whipped up a Mardi Gras crowd says she -- and her tatas -- weren't trying to impersonate Deena. Or her yabos.The… READ MORE >

- 681 days ago
'Jersey Shore' Star Deena -- FURY at Boob-Flashing Look-alike at Mardi Gras

'Jersey Shore' Star
FURY At Boob-Flashing Look-alike at Mardi Gras

Deena from "Jersey Shore" says she's NOT a Mardi Gras booby flasher -- and claims she's getting a bad rap thanks to a sluttier doppelganger who looks just like her. TMZ obtained video of a girl --… READ MORE >

- 682 days ago
Deena from 'Jersey Shore' -- BANNED from NJ Bar After Drunken Arrest

Deena from 'Jersey Shore'
BANNED from NJ Bar After Drunken Arrest

The restaurant that fueled Deena Cortese with the booze that led to her drunken arrest in June has been hit with a $15k fine for over-serving the "Jersey Shore" star ... PLUS she's been BANNED… READ MORE >

- 835 days ago
Deena Cortese Fined for Being a Street-Dancing Dumbass

'Jersey Shore' Star
Fined for Being A Street-Dancing Dumbass

"Jersey Shore" star Deena Cortese won't face criminal charges after her disorderly conduct arrest last month -- but she WAS slapped with a hilarious fine ... for "failing to use the sidewalk."TMZ… READ MORE >

- 907 days ago
Snooki & Deena from 'Jersey Shore' -- Scootin' Along

Snooki & Deena
Scootin' Along

Perhaps too pregnant to deal with the arduous task of walking, Snooki rode an electric scooter around Seaside Heights with fellow "Jersey Shore" cast member Deena, who managed to not get arrested… READ MORE >

- 924 days ago
'Jersey Shore' Mug Shots: Deena vs. Snooki -- Who'd You Rather?

'Jersey Shore' Mug Shots
Deena vs. Snooki Who'd You Rather?

Just like two guidettes in a pod, "Jersey Shore" meatballs Deena and Snooki now have matching drunken and disheveled classic mug shots.Question is ...More Who'd you rather? Jesse Metcalfe vs. Josh… READ MORE >

- 924 days ago
Deena Cortese -- 'Disorderly' MUG SHOT [PHOTO]

"Jersey Shore" Deena
'Disorderly' MUG SHOT

Congrats to Deena Cortese -- her mug shot is an instant classic, 'cause the "Jersey Shore" star is sporting a look that screams WASTED.TMZ obtained the mug shot taken last weekend by Seaside… READ MORE >

- 925 days ago
'Jersey Shore' Star BLASTS Hecklers -- 'You Guys Are A-holes'

'Jersey Shore' Star
Blasts Hecklers 'You Guys Are A-Holes'

Deena from "Jersey Shore" doesn't like being heckled ... in fact, she WENT OFF on a couple of troublemakers in Jersey this weekend ... and then attacked 'em with a basketball. Deena was TRYING to… READ MORE >

- 928 days ago
Deena's Parents -- Get Your Ass Outta Jail!!!!

Deena's Parents
Get Your Ass Outta Jail

Deena Nicole Cortese is a free woman ... the "Jersey Shore" starlet was seen leaving a NJ jail with her mommy and daddy by her side yesterday after she was busted for disorderly conduct. TMZ broke… READ MORE >

- 929 days ago

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