‘Jersey Shore’ Mike Sorrentino Sentenced to Prison – Snooki and Crew In Court For ‘The Situation’

Jersey Shore star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino looked cool and calm when sentenced to prison in federal court today. “The Situation” faced the charge of violating tax laws. This is a crime that he pled guilty to earlier this year.

Jersey Shore Cast Pile Into Newark Courtroom

The courtroom in Newark, New Jersey, looked like an episode of Jersey Shore. But for this event, no crazy antics popped up on the screen. Along with Mike Sorrentino’s fiance, Lauren Pesce, “The Situation,” 37, had his fellow famous party gang by his side.

The Jersey Shore gang included Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, and Deena Cortese. His other castmates, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Vinny Guadagnino, Pauly “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio and Angelina Pivarnick were also there supporting “The Situation.”

Mike Sorrentino Pleads Quilty – Sentenced Today

Mike Sorrentino said he was ready to do his time. He also looks forward to marrying, Lauren Pesce, next month. The lawyer handling Sorrentino’s case released a statement today. Attorney Henry Klingeman did so after his sentencing. He said:

 “Mike accepts the Court’s judgment. He is looking forward to marrying his college sweetheart, Lauren Pesce, next month and moving forward together after he serves his sentence.”

Jersey Shore  – ‘The Situation’ and Brother Both Get Prison Time

Mike and his brother Marc Sorrentino faced indictments back in 2014. Mike allegedly failed to pay the proper taxes on the income he made from 2010 to 2012. The reports put his income at $8.9 million for a combination of both years.

Marc Sorrentino will do 2-years in prison after pleading guilty to preparing a false tax return, according to Page Six. “The Situation” got 8-months in prison with his admission of guilt.

Mike Sorrentino Admits to ‘Certain Actions’

The Jersey Shore star admitted to “certain actions” on his part. These actions resulted in hiding some of his income with the goal of avoiding paying taxes that he owed. This included making numerous cash deposits under the sum of $10,000. Reports indicate Sorrentino hoped the IRS didn’t take notice.

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino gained fame when he joined several other people for a reality venue set at the Jersey Shore. The Jersey Shore reality show was an instant hit. It was like the spring break of all spring breaks with drinking, sex, and all kinds of antics.

The housemates were known to enjoy a liquid breakfast, liquid lunch, and liquid dinner at times. This led to astonishing partying antics. This resulted in arrests, fights, and lots of hangovers for this group.

Jersey Shore Family All Together for ‘The Situation’ Today

The housemates in this reality show became like a real family, which was clear in the courtroom today. The reboot of the original show brought most of the original cast back together for a new month-long venue. The new show is titled Jersey Shore Family Vacation.

The reboot was so popular that it spawned a second season. Now in their thirties, the cast members have new lives that are very different from their time on Jersey Shore. Some got married, some have kids, and all are older.

Jersey Shore Family Vacation

Despite having babies, husbands, wives, and partners at home, the cast got together for the Jersey Shore Family Vacation. That closeness they shared on the original reality show carried on through the years. Furthermore, that closeness brought them all to the courtroom today.

Mike’s lawyer asked for probation and the prosecutor asked for 14-months behind bars for Mike Sorrentino in this case. The result was the 8-month sentence.

The cast members of Jersey Shore were there to support Sorrentino during his sentencing, just like a family. Mike remains out on bail until he is due to report for his prison sentence. Come back to Soap Dirt often for more Jersey Shore Family Vacation news!.

 

Roz Zurko

Soaps are an infatuation of mine and reality TV lets me be that fly on the wall when it comes to witnessing all types of behavior, as it never amazes me what people will say and do with the cameras rolling.