The Situation: Warned By Jersey Shore Repeatedly About Drinking Problem?

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MTV had warned and even threatened to replace The Situation, who's currently in rehab for prescription drug addiction, more than once for excessive drinking.

According to sources cited by TMZ, producers from MTV and 495 Productions sat Situation (Mike Sorrentino) down initially while filming Season 2 back in 2010.

Even on a series revolving around insane partying and banging each other 24/7/365, they felt that Mike's drinking had become a problem for the show.

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Sitch promised to pull himself together, allegedly, but during Season 3, producers had to speak with him again, this time threatening to replace him.

Mike then showed promise in Italy during Season 4, but once the crew got back to the States for the just-completed Season 5, he was back to his old ways.

Possibly acting more erratic and ridiculous than ever, come to think of it.

This prompted another sit-down and another threat of recasting, but the message got through this time, as The Situation's in rehab and sobering up.

Of course, that now gives MTV and 495 a different problem, given that the premise of the show the cast's insane partying and banging of each other.

Hence the reports that Jersey Shore may be phasing out The Situation (and pregnant Snooki) in the coming season ... which the network has denied.

What do you think? Would you watch JS sans Snook & Sitch?


I think you'll agree that because the show is based solely on people acting like idiots and going out getting drunk/getting into fights/hooking up, it's silly that the producers now say, "We can't have you getting drunk/getting into fights/hooking up! It's messing with the premise and production of the show!" You cannot expect that he won't get drunk when he's been acting like a complete tool and getting drunk every single episode, not unlike every person who has ever starred on the show EVER. Everyone on the show has a drinking problem. That's the show. Duh...?


I agree wit Patty on this, take that stupid fukn show off. Its not entertaining to see every single one of those fukn idiots do the same thing over and over everyday. It doesn't matter where the hell they cast the show at, they're still just doin the same old bullshit. BOOOORRIINNNGGG!!! Come on give us something NEW and INTERESTING to watch


Drinking problem my was so obvious he was hopped up on pills and whatever else he was taking. his boy the unit got busted last season for having special k on him. both guys are crackheads not drunks..




I dont think MTV will be getting rid of Mike anytime soon. The people that watch this show FEED off the drama that he creates. Drama = high ratings=$$$$,! , plain and simple!

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