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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may be headed to prison.

But this Jersey Shore mainstay made a rather and romantic important stop on the way to the clink:

We’re talking about the altar!

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As difficult as it may have been to believe just a few years ago, The Situation is now a married man.

This former heavy drinker and fist pumper exchanged vows on Thursday with Lauren Pesce at The Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains, New Jersey.

Those in attendance included many well-known names to long-time fans of Jersey Shore and its ongoing reboot:

Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Deena Nicole Cortese, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio and Vinny Guadagnino were among the guests.

Sources have even confirmed that Farley and Polizzi’s four-year-old daughters, Meilani and Giovanna, served as flower girls.

And, yes, Ortiz-Magro’s on-off girlfriend, Jen Harley, was also there with the couple’s six-month-old daughter, Ariana.

As far as we know, she didn’t assault a single person during the ceremony or reception.

Mike Sorrentino Proposes to Lauren Pesce

"We are so incredibly excited to begin our journey as husband and wife!” Sorrentino and Pesce told Us Weekly, adding just a couple hours ago:

“We are each other’s best friend and together we can handle anything.

"Thank you to all our family, friends and fans who have supported us every step of the way.

"Gym, Tan, Laurens is the new GTL! With Love, Mr. & Mrs. Michael Sorrentino."

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Sorrentino popped the big question to Pesce on Valentine’s Day when she visited him in Miami while filming season 2 of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation.

He spoke to producers ahead of time about his plan to do so.

"I let them know, ‘Listen I really want to do this. This show is really special to me," The Situation explained in April, adding at the time:

"This is the show that introduced me to the world. It was really special for me to do this, to get down on one knee on Jersey Shore.”

The newlyweds have a challenging several months ahead of them now.


On January 15, Sorrentino will begin an eight-month prison sentence after he and his brother, Marc, were indicted in September of 2014 for tax offenses and conspiring to defraud the United States.

They were accused of failing to properly pay taxes on $8.9 million in income from 2010 to 2012.

In April of 2017, both siblings were indicted on additional charges including tax evasion, structuring and falsifying records.

Then, earlier this year, Sorrentino pled guilty to one count of tax evasion and was sentenced to his jail stint on October 5.

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“He just wants to get his time done, come home and start his life over," an insider tells Us Weekly.

"The wedding has been a great distraction for him. He really wants to spend as much time as he can with her before she leaves.”

We send our best wishes to the new husband and wife and we commend them on the greatest hastag any couple has ever come up with for a wedding.

Indeed, folks, guests who posted about these nuptials on social media did so by writing about… you can guess it, right?