Happy birthday, Jersey Shore!
This week marks half a decade since the iconic reality show debuted on MTV!
While five years doesn’t seem like such a long time, it’s hard to imagine a time when Seaside Heights was just another beach, people pumped gas — not fist, “meatballs” made us think of spaghetti, grenades were only found in war zones and the letters “G.T.L.” would have met with an enthusiastic, “W.T.F?”
Looking at the cast today, it’s incredible how much the stars have cleaned up their acts!
And while we’re tempted to bust out the Ed Hardy for one commemorative T-Shirt Time before, hopefully, heading to the Smush Room, we came up with another way to celebrate this special anniversary — with a collection of the stars then and now!
Check it out!
In 2012, the 29-year-old star, nicknamed “Jolie,” became the first Jersey Shore star to appear on Couples Therapy during the show’s first season. Costar Deena Cortese followed suit several years later.
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