"Jersey Shore" star Deena Cortese was arrested for disorderly conduct this afternoon in Seaside Heights, NJ ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.In a video obtained by TMZ, Deena can be seen… READ MORE >
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.
In case you forgot why she's on "Jersey Shore" ... Deena Cortese launched into an all-out verbal onslaught last weekend in Connecticut -- ripping apart a nightclub bouncer for booting her out of… READ MORE >
MTV couldn't have its biggest stars miss tomorrow night's Video Music Awards due to the hurricane sweeping the East Coast -- so they chartered a private jet to take "Jersey Shore" stars Snooki,… READ MORE >