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The Situation

Michael Paul Sorrentino (born July 4, 1981) publicly known by his nickname The Situation, is an American television personality. He has appeared on the MTV reality show Jersey Shore since its premiere in 2009. Sorrentino has been a cast member on Jersey Shore since its debut in 2009. Since appearing on that show, Sorrentino has been a guest on many TV series, such as The Howard Stern Show, The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, The Jay Leno Show, Lopez Tonight, SportsNation, Chelsea Lately, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Conan. Sorrentino was a contestant on Season 11 of Dancing with the Stars, eliminated on the 4th week. His partner was Karina Smirnoff. In 2010, Sorrentino appeared with Bristol Palin in a public service announcement for The Candie's Foundation, as part of its Pause Before You Play campaign to prevent teen pregnancy. In January 2011, Sorrentino signed on to star in the YOBI.tv "Random Talent" webseries co-starring British comedian Ben Green. The name of the series was later changed to New Stage. Sorrentino made more than $5 million in 2010, the second highest of any other reality star after Kim Kardashian. This money was accrued through endorsements with Devotion

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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino -- Jersey Shorts Lawyer for $29K ... Lawyer Sues

The Situation
Jersey Shorts Lawyer for $29K ... Lawyer Sues

The Situation is in the worst kind of legal trouble -- the kind where his lawyer can't help, because his lawyer is the one who's suing him ... for 4 years of unpaid legal bills.Mike "The… READ MORE >

The Situation Arrest: 911 Call -- 'They Were Bouncing Off the Wall'

The Situation Arrest
911 Call 'They Were Bouncing Off the Wall'

A customer at The Situation's tanning salon had to call 911 when Sitch and his brother Frank came to blows ... this according to the 911 call obtained by TMZ. As TMZ first reported, Sitch was… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino -- Huge Shiner After Arrest in Tanning Salon Brawl

The Situation
Huge Shiner After Arrest in Tanning Salon Brawl

The Situation got 2 things today ... arrested and what's gonna be a nasty black eye -- both after brawling with his brother in the tanning salon they co-own ... TMZ has learned.Mike… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
The Situation's Tanning Salon Employees Get Stiffed, Call Cops

The Situation
Tanning Salon Workers Get Stiffed ... Call Cops

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is already having money problems with his new tanning salon ... his employees had to call the cops to get paid.A rep for the Middletown Police Department tells TMZ… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
The Situation -- Target In Federal Felony Investigation

The Situation
Target In Federal Felony Investigation

The Situation is on the wrong end of a massive Federal criminal investigation -- which is currently focusing on the "Jersey Shore" star's cash flow ... TMZ has learned.Sources tell us, Mike… READ MORE >

- 248 days ago
The Situation -- Blames Pill Addiction on 'Dancing with the Stars' Injury

The Situation
Blames Pill Addiction on 'Dancing w/ the Stars' Injury

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino says his addiction to prescription painkillers began after suffering a neck injury on "Dancing with the Stars" back in 2010 ... and he's still battling to stay… READ MORE >

- 320 days ago
The Situation -- I'm Finally Shooting My Own Reality Show!

The Situation
I'm Finally Taping My Own Reality Show!

It's T-Shiiiiiiiiiirt time -- or at least it will be soon -- because Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is back in front of reality TV cameras.Sources close to the situation tell TMZ ... the "Jersey… READ MORE >

- 459 days ago
The Situation Lawsuit -- Accused of Hiding Drug Problem From Vodka Company

The Situation Lawsuit
Accused of Hiding Drug Problem from Vodka Co.

The Situation was a menace to work with and kept his drug addiction a secret from his employers -- this according to the protein-infused vodka company who just filed a counter-suit against him.… READ MORE >

- 601 days ago
The Situation Sues Vodka Company -- You Owe Me Millions!

The Situation
Sues Vodka Company You Owe Me Millions!

Protein infused vodka sounds like a good idea (kind of) ... unless you're The Situation ... who's suing the company behind the product for allegedly screwing him out MILLIONS OF DOLLARS. Sitch… READ MORE >

- 616 days ago
The Situation -- Wins Big in Anti-Fat Cream Lawsuit

The Situation
Wins Big in Anti-Fat Cream Lawsuit

The Situation scored a major legal victory over a company that hired him to promote their anti-fat cream, but then sued him for reneging his duties and hiding an RX drug addiction ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 644 days ago

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