TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 14 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 >

- 27 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 >

- 50 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 >

- 52 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 >

- 53 days ago
The Situation -- Taxes, Schmaxes ... I Gotta See Snooki's Baby!

The Situation
Taxes, Schmaxes ... I Gotta See Snooki's Baby!

The Situation is so confident he'll beat the federal tax fraud rap he's facing ... he'd rather talk about more important things -- like Snooki popping out another kid. Sitch was leaving… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
The Situation -- Clueless on Tax Filings ... Mi Familia Screwed It Up

The Situation
Clueless on Tax Filings ... Mi Familia Screwed It Up

Marc Sorrentino's attorney tells us Sitch's bro is laying blame on their accountant ... telling us the guy has disappeared and hinting he's talking to the feds. He also says the unnamed… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
The Situation -- Stone Cold Sobriety Ordered by Court

The Situation
Stone Cold Sobriety Ordered by Court

The Situation won't be celebrating his release from jail with a beer or a glass of wine -- a federal judge has ordered him to lay off booze and drugs as a condition of his release.TMZ broke the… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Mike Sorrentino -- The Situation Indicted For Tax Fraud

The Situation
Indicted For Tax Fraud

11:48 A.M. PDT -- Mike and Marc Sorrentino just walked out of court ... both were released on $250K bond. Their lawyers say the brothers are not guilty. They'll be arraigned Oct. 6th.The Situation… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago

Around The Web