Snooki wasn’t the only roommate who wanted to leave the show after the wedding drama. Both Deena and JWoww have also considered quitting before.
Both Deena Cortese and Jenni “JWoww” Farley revealed that they have considered leaving. The Jersey Shore prior to. The drama that took place after Angelina Pivarnick’s wedding in 2019 had all the girls wondering if the show was still something they wanted to be a part of. While Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi quit, Deena and Jenni stayed. The production managed to keep both moms on board with filming not only working on their children’s schedules, but also allowing the children to be a part of the program.
Angelina and her husband, Chris Larangeria, tied the knot in November 2019. The wedding and events leading up to their big day were portrayed on the show. Deena, Jenni, and Nicole were all the bridesmaids at the wedding. When the girls’ bridesmaids speech went south, the four roommates finally got into a massive fight, prompting Nicole to leave the show. Deena also vowed that she would never film with Angelina again. However, he has since changed his mind.
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Deena and Jenni almost followed in Nicole’s footsteps of leaving the show. They both opened up In touch weekly, admitting that they have considered stopping filming. During the virtual interview, Deena shared that she really just needed a “break“Following the wedding drama. Like Nicole, Deena explained that it is difficult for her to leave her two children for long periods of time to film for the show. In an effort to prevent her from quitting, the production worked with Deena to make her feel comfortable filming again. She said: “But luckily the production company and MTV have been amazing enough to work with us.“The production agreed to allow Deena’s husband and children to be a part of the shoot. In fact, they all flew to Las Vegas last season. One of Deena’s favorite parts about the show is that the production works with”family“to make sure everyone is”comfortable. “
Like Deena, the education and busy schedules of Jenni’s two children played a role in her contemplation of leaving the show. Jenni’s oldest recently started going to school full time. Although she admitted that, as a working mother, she must “pick and choose your battles,“Her children’s education is non-negotiable. Despite the struggles and hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the fact that Jenni’s daughter’s school was virtual was a good thing for the mother of two. While Jenni’s main focus is on her two children, she also loves being a part of filming the show full time. She said: “I would just need you guys to do it around, you know, the schedule and my son’s education. So as long as it’s conducive that way and we can make it work.“Jenni even joked that she will stay on the show until she is 90 if they let her.
Deena and Jenni also mentioned Nicole’s surprising return to Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. They admitted that it was even a surprise to them. Both the production and Nicole kept their comeback a secret from everyone. Fans will be able to see roommates reunited with their favorite. “meatball” in the next new episode that will air this Thursday.
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