'Jersey Shore' Star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison for Tax Fraud

Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino
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Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino leaves the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Courthouse after a hearing on Jan. 19, 2018 in Newark, N.J.

Jersey Shore reality TV star Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino will be fist-pumping all the way to jail after he was sentenced to eight months in prison on Friday (Oct. 5).

Sorrentino received the sentence after pleading guilty in January to tax evasion. The Jersey Shore star, along with his brother Marc Sorrentino, attempted to conceal nearly $9 million in income from the federal government, and were charged in 2014.

His brother Marc, who also pleaded guilty in January, received a two-year sentence on the same charge. 

Sorrentino addressed the court and apologized, adding that he has since overcome substance abuse

“The Situation’s” eight months in the slammer will also be followed by two years of supervised release. 

Sorrentino recently reunited with his fellow Jersey Shore cast members to film MTV’s Jersey Shore: Family Vacation season 2, which aired on Aug.23.


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