Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino welcomes his Jersey Shore co-stars Pauly D and Vinny for a visit in first pictures from prison
He started his eight-month prison sentence in January.
And Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino welcomed his Jersey Shore co-stars for a visit on Friday.
The 37-year-old reality television star shared pictures with Paul ‘DJ Pauly D’ DelVecchio and Vinny Guadagnino to his Instagram account.
The Flex-uation: Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino had a prison visit from Jersey Shore co-stars Paul ‘DJ Pauly D’ DelVecchio and Vinny Guadagnino on Friday
The Situation was seen wearing prison regulation khaki shirt and pants. He captioned: ‘Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do #FreeSitch.’
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 Sorrentino also joined them. Her T-shirt read ‘Thick’.
She wrote on Instagram: ‘THE COMEBACK is always GREATER than the setback.’
Family outing: The Situation was seen wearing prison regulation khaki shirt and pants as they were joined by his wife Lauren
Prison stint: He captioned: ‘Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do #FreeSitch’
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 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.
Write to me! He previously urged family and fans to write to him as at Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in upstate New York where he’s serving an eight-month sentence
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.’
Jersey Shore’s Nicole ‘Snooki’ 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.
‘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.