‘Jersey Shore’ insider reveals why Nicole Snooki Polizzi returned to the show
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s return to “Jersey Shore” has been heavily teased in promotions for the show’s upcoming season. But why did the original star of the MTV reality show left in the first place – and what brought her back to the cast?
An insider recently told The Sun that Snooki “missed the money” she made on the reality show. While she only missed the first half of the fourth season of the “Family Vacation” spinoff, that equates to a lot of money.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Snooki is one of the richest actors on “Jersey Shore”. While she started making just $ 2,200 per episode when the original series debuted in 2009, in the final season she was making $ 150,000 per episode – and that doesn’t include an alleged pay rise for his return for “Family Vacation”.
The Sun insider also threw another bombshell about Snooki’s return, saying, “She thought the show wouldn’t continue without her and when she did and the cast was still booming, she was returned.
Pauly DelVecchio previously told Us Weekly that Snooki has a “super” fear of missing out, which could be another reason she only stayed away for half a season.
Snooki previously said she was done with ‘Jersey Shore’
Snooki left “Jersey Shore” in 2019 after drama over the controversial maid of honor speech given by members of the female cast at Angelina Pivarnick’s wedding On her It’s Happening With Snooki & Joey podcast, she announced that she was “done” with “Jersey Shore”.
“I’m definitely not done with television,” Snooki said on his podcast, per People. “I’m just done with this show.”
In an interview with the AV Club, the mother-of-three revealed that the reality show was “mentally exhausting” for her and the girl’s drama had become “too heavy.”
“I don’t like to party three days in a row,” Snooki said in 2019, according to OK magazine. “It’s not my life anymore. I want to be at home with the children.
Snooki Made a Splashy Return to ‘Jersey Shore’
Snooki’s return to “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation” was teased earlier this year after TMZ posted photos of her having lunch with Angelina – and a film crew – at the Lucco Cucina & Bar in Florham Park. , New Jersey.
Her comeback was confirmed by a cake-busting entry in a trailer for the show. In the clip, Snooki was seen surprising her castmates at the set of a snowy Poconos resort as she stepped out of an oversized cake while holding two bottles of champagne.
“The whole family is back together, that’s it,” Deena Cortese said, while Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino noted that “the party is here.”
Snooki was also at the center of the MTV Movie and TV Awards, where she reunited with several of her castmates as they received the first Lifetime Achievement Award for Reality Royalty.
“We’re so excited to have this moment,” Snooki said in his acceptance speech, per MTV. “I want to thank the Academy of MTV and Viacom for thanking us because we are in a mess.”
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