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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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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 >

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 >

- 227 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 >

- 366 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 >

- 509 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 >

- 523 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 >

- 551 days ago
Ryan Lochte & The Situation -- Who'd You Rather?

Ryan Lochte & The Situation
Who'd You Rather?

Olympic gold met Hawaiian Tropic gold as swimming sensation Ryan Lochte and "Jersey Shore" goomba The Situation bro'd out together at LIV nightclub in Miami this weekend.Question is ...More Who'd… READ MORE >

- 575 days ago
The Situation Sues -- I Charge $30,000 to Appear in Nightclubs

The Situation Sues
I Charge $30,000 to Appear in Nightclubs

The Situation charges $30,000 A POP to appear in Vegas nightclubs ... so says the "Jersey Shore" star ... who's now suing a promoter for stiffing him to  the tune of $60k. Sitch filed the… READ MORE >

- 596 days ago
The Situation -- Buries the Hatchet With Ex-Manager ... Drops $1 Million Lawsuit

The Situation
Buries the Hatchet with Bitter Ex-Manager

The Situation and his former manager struck a deal outside the courtroom and mutually decided to dismiss a $1,000,000 lawsuit, TMZ has learned. As TMZ first reported, The Sitch was sued in… READ MORE >

- 629 days ago
The Situation -- Sued for Hiding Rx Drug Addiction

The Situation
Sued for Hiding Rx Drug Addiction

The Situation was supposed to be the face of some anti-fat cream, but instead he ended up in rehab and never did a thing ... so says the company who hired him ... and now they want their $$$ back,… READ MORE >

- 642 days ago

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