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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

LATEST STORIES
  
The Situation -- Jersey Score Settled ... $5k for Bouncy Paychecks

The Situation
Jersey Score Settled ... $5k for Bouncy Paychecks

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino got a slap on the wrist from his home state for screwing up paychecks to employees at his failed tanning salon. New Jersey's Division of Wage and Hour Compliance… READ MORE >

The Situation -- Help!! My Legal Eagle Is Flying the Coop

The Situation
Help!! My Legal Eagle Is ... Flying the Coop

The Situation's lawyer has the same problem as the US government … they both say he ain't paying 'em -- which leaves Sitch even further up you-know-what creek without a… READ MORE >

- 370 days ago
The Situation -- I Can't Tan Anymore, 'Cause I Just Lost My Salon

The Situation
I Can't Tan Anymore 'Cause I Just Lost My Salon

3:25 PM PT -- A rep for Mike tells TMZ ... "He currently holds no interest in the salon and had nothing to do with the unpaid bills." The Situation's gonna turn fifty shades of white, because… READ MORE >

- 501 days ago
The Situation -- I'm So Broke I'm Selling My Car Tires

The Situation
I'm So Broke I'm Selling My Car Tires

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino -- who was once rolling in cash -- is now so desperate for money he's literally selling the tires off his car.Sitch is auctioning off the custom wheels on his… READ MORE >

- 576 days ago
The Situation -- My Rent's Paid in Full ... But I'm Movin' Out

The Situation
My Rent's Paid in Full ... But I'm Movin' Out

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's gonna need a new place to GTL -- fast ... he's hightailing it out of his NJ house ... ending his war with the landlord.As we first reported ...… READ MORE >

- 599 days ago
The Situation -- Landlord Says WORST TENANT EVER

The Situation
Landlord Says WORST TENANT EVER

The Situation has both the civil and criminal courts covered in New Jersey ... because his landlord will ask a judge on Monday to boot Sitch from his home.Pat Giganti is a tolerant if foolish… READ MORE >

- 600 days ago
The Situation Tells The Judge: My Anger's All Gone

The Situation
Tells The Judge: My Anger's All Gone

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's anger problems are under control ... so says a judge who just cut him a big break in his criminal case for physically attacking his… READ MORE >

- 613 days ago
The Situation -- Burned Employee Claims Tanning Salon Is a Broke Joke

The Situation
Burned Employee Claims Tanning Salon Is a Broke Joke

The Situation's tanning salon is on the verge of shutting down for good -- according to an ex-employee who says her paychecks have been bouncing so hard ... she has to sue just to get some… READ MORE >

- 636 days ago
The Situation -- Sorry, Judge, Can't Go To Court ... I Got A Reality TV Show!

The Situation
Sorry, Judge, Can't Go To Court I Got A Reality TV Show!

Turns out the judge likes reality TV … because he granted The Sitch's request and pushed the arraignment back to the 23rd.Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is asking a judge to put… READ MORE >

- 638 days ago
The Situation Bounces Out Of Court ... Like A Bad Check

The Situation
Bounces Out Of Court ... Like A Bad Check

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino scored a victory in court -- for a change -- getting his bouncy paycheck case dropped. We broke the story ... workers at his NJ tanning salon went to cops… READ MORE >

- 639 days ago

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