The Situation gets a visit in prison from his Jersey Shore cast mates Snooki, JWoww, Deena and Ronnie as he serves out 8-month sentence
Published: 14:52 EDT, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 14:54 EDT, 16 May 2019
The Situation is serving out an eight month prison sentence inside the Federal Correctional Institution near Otisville in New York after being sentence for tax fraud.
And on Wednesday the TV star appeared thrilled when his Jersey Shore cast mates paid him a visit.
Snooki, JWoww, Deena Nicole Cortese and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro posed with the jailbird as he put his arm around his pretty blonde wife of one year Lauren Pesce.
Back together: The Situation is serving out an eight month prison sentence inside the Federal Correctional Institution near Otisville in New York after being sentence for tax fraud. And on Wednesday the TV star appeared thrilled when his Jersey Shore cast mates paid him a visit
The Situation – whose real name is Michael Sorrentino – smiled from ear to eat as he wore an olive green work shirt over a white T with green slacks.
The caption, shared by Michael, read, ‘The Comeback Is Always Greater Than The Setback.’
Here he is seen with his wife Lauren
He added a prayer emoji.
This is not the first time a Jersey Shore cast member has swung by his prison.
Last week Sorrentino was visited by Pauly D and Vinny Guadagnino.
The group was seen posing in front of a white fence.
The caption along with the photos read, ‘Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do.’
Pauly D, 38, was sporting a T-shirt which read: ‘Not listening.’
Meanwhile, Vinny, 31, mimicked Mike’s flexed pose, as Mike’s wife Lauren also joined them. Her T-shirt read ‘Thick’.
Sorrentino is serving his time at the Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in upstate New York after being indicted for tax evasion in September 2014, for not fully paying the amount of taxes he owed for 2011.
The ladies: From left is JWoww, Deena Nicole Cortese and Snooki Polizzi
The pictures do little to dispel its ‘Club Fed’ reputation.
Mike appears to be allowed his phone for photos and Instagram, and is wearing a belt; The prison also has lockers to store personal belongings, washers and dryers for laundry, microwaves to heat up food and ice machines to keep cool.
It also has tennis courts.
Fyre Festival’s Billy McFarland is also at the prison, and Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen will report there from Monday.
His bros: This is not the first time a Jersey Shore cast member has swung by his prison. Last week Sorrentino was visited by Pauly D and Vinny Guadagnino. The group was seen posing in front of a white fence
Vinny and Pauly D had previously revealed to Us Weekly that they stay in regular contact with their friend while he’s serving his sentence.
‘He’s doing good,’ DelVecchio told them, adding: ‘We talk to him almost every day. He’s in good spirits. He has a lot of positive things to come home to.’
Guadagnino explained: ‘We talk to him all the time. There’s, like, an app that we can talk to him on.’
Bumping: Snooki shared this image of her baby bump on Thursday. ‘Someone’s feeling fabulousssss (Sissy’s Voice),’ she captioned the shot
Polizzi also revealed The Situation is having a great time in jail, by hitting the gym and playing bingo.
The 31-year-old told E! News last month that Mike was ‘having the time of his life.’
She said: ‘It’s like his in a senior home, he’s playing Bingo, he’s helping people recover in jail.
Proud of her tummy: Here she held the bottom of her bump as she snapped away
‘We all talk to him through an email, so I talk to him like once a week. He’s in the gym a lot, so he’s probably gonna come out ripped. You know, he’s not gonna be BDS anymore–Big Daddy Sitch–he’s gonna have his, probably, six-pack again. But he’s doing…he’s doing good in there.’
In October 2018, he was sentenced to eight months in custody for tax evasion in addition to two years of supervised probation, 500 hours of community service, and a $10,000 penalty in connection with his guilty plea.
He rose to fame as a star on all six seasons of New Jersey reality TV show Jersey shore which ran from 2009 to 2012.