WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 28: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino attends WE tv's "Marriage Bootcamp Reality Stars'" premiere party at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 28, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Sentenced To Prison; The Situation, His Fiancee, Lawyer, & Costars Speak Out

With his fiancee and Jersey Shore costars by his side, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino was sentenced to eight months in prison and two years of supervised release for tax evasion.

Mike posted a photo to Instagram of himself, his fiancee Lauren Pesce, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, DJ Pauly D, Deena Nicole Cortese, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, and Vinny Guadagnino outside of the courthouse. Mike wrote, “We are very happy to put this behind us. Thank you So much for all the Love & Support.”

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Lauren posted a similar sentiment on her own Instagram page: “Thank you for all of your messages of love & support. We are happy to put an end to this chapter and excited to move forward in our future. We are blessed to have our health and the outpouring of support from family, friends & fans. We love you.”

Vinny posted, “free my shawty.”

The Situation’s lawyer Henry Klingeman told Entertainment Tonight, “Michael accepts the court’s judgment.” The lawyer also said, “He is looking forward to marrying his college sweetheart, Lauren Pesce, next month, and moving forward together after he serves his sentence.”

He also said, “He’s very positive despite the sentence because his commitment to recovery is genuine” and “He wasn’t surprised by the sentence but disappointed because no one wants to go to prison.”


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