Sounds like he’s got a good “situation” going for him. Jersey Shore’s Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino is apparently a “total slacker” behind bars, according to blogger Larry Noodles, who was previously an inmate at the prison where the reality star is staying. “It doesn’t sound like he’s doing any work,” the blogger heard from sources. “Because he has money he’s able to pay people to do things for him, such as laundry which you can pay someone to do $20 to $30-a-week, or clean his bunk area.”
On January 15, Mike, 36, began his 8-month prison sentence for tax fraud at the Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in Otisville, NY. He will reportedly be there until September 13, 2019, according to Radar Online. And according to Larry’s sources, he seems to have a pretty comfortable setup going during his stay.
“It sounds like he’s doing OK, but that’s because he’s got money,” the blogger explained. “They treat a wealthy guy differently. Nobody takes care of a short-term guy without money — they want something out of it. They’re not going to talk to you unless you have the money. You can help someone and then have friends/relatives put money into someone’s commissary deposit.” Sounds like they’ve got quite the system in place.
However, Larry’s sources claim that some inmates are “resentful” of The Situation’s wealth. “I know this because they wouldn’t be talking about him to the outside,” Larry says. “People who talk about other inmates to outsiders are known as ‘rats’ and you don’t really do that unless you don’t like someone. It travels back to the prison and you can get yourself in trouble.” That’s a little … foreboding.
The blogger’s sources also claim Mike is “spending his time watching TV and working out,” adding that “he had to have made friends to use the gym because every hour is claimed by groups of guys since it’s small.”
Plus, he noted, “The first month is the roughest. Some new guys get into trouble because it’s an adjustment phase.”
As In Touch previously reported, the reality star hired a fellow inmate to be his personal chef. “Mike has befriended an inmate who happens to be a really good cook,” Federal Prison Consultant Dan Wise told Radar Online. “He gives the man cash for commissary, and has him buy food for him almost daily.” Laundry service and special meals? It sounds like the rest of Mike’s prison stay might not be so bad.