Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino’s attorney Henry Klingeman addresses his client’s prison sentence outside the federal courthouse in Newark.
Andrew Goudsward, Asbury Park Press
Trumped in Washington.
Unfortunately, the cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” didn’t have the influence of Kim Kardashian with the Trump administration on the two-part season finale, which aired Thursday, Nov. 7 on MTV.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Deena Cortese and Angelina Pivarnick flew down to Washington, D.C., out of Teterboro Airport, to see President Trump on behalf of Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, who was serving time for tax fraud when the episode was filmed in late August.
Drinks were included on the plane.
Cast members of “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” in Washington, DC. (Photo: Courtesy of MTV)
“If Kim Kardashian can get somebody out of jail, why can’t we?” Deena said.
Kardashian did indeed get someone out of jail after meeting with Trump. Alice Marie Johnson, of Tennessee, had her life sentence commuted after she went to the White House on Johnson’s behalf in the spring of 2018.
Snooki might have an inside line. She was on “The Celebrity Apprentice” in 2017 when Arnold Schwarzenegger took over from Trump as the host. (Snooki was “terminated” on the series.)
“If (Trump) sees reality stars outside, he’ll let us in,” Snooki says. “The president is a reality star. We’re reality stars.”
Makes sense. The cast has a little bit of trouble finding the White House.
“Oh, there’s that pointy thing!” says Snooki, pointing to the Washington Monument.
“The Leaning Tower of Pisa?” says Angelina.
The girls eventually find the White House and protest wearing their “Free Sitch” T-shirts. Things putter out after Deena trips on the sidewalk.
Shades of the Seaside Heights boardwalk.
Alas, there was no Trump meeting and no early release of the Situation. He eventually got out on Sept. 12, as scheduled.
Season 4 will air in 2020.
Chris Jordan, a Jersey Shore native, covers entertainment and features for the USA Today Network New Jersey. His multiple awards include recognition for stories on Bruce Springsteen and Snooki. Contact him at @chrisfhjordan; firstname.lastname@example.org. Consider a subscription today.
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