Vinny G & Pauly D Visit ‘Jersey Shore’ Cast-Mate Mike Sorrentino In Prison

 | Grace Higgins

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino is getting a lot of support and love from his close friends and ‘Jersey Shore’ cast-mates. Vinny Guadagnino, and Pauly ‘DJ Pauly’ DelVecchio visited their friend Mike at a federal prison. Sorrentino is serving time for federal tax evasion and fraud. Sorrentino posted pictures of himself and his reality star friends on social media. It’s not clear who is doing the posting, inmates do not have access to the internet. A source said Mike’s new wife Lauren is maintaining his social media accounts while he is behind bars.

Sorrentino said, “Tough times don’t last, tough people do.” Mike’s wife Lauren Sorrentino was also seen at the prison with the duo. She said, “the comeback is always greater than the setback.” Vinny and Pauly are currently starring in another MTV show, ‘Double Shot At Love’, said they will support ‘Mike, he’s a friend, and brother, and no matter what, he has our support.’ Sorrentino is currently serving an 8
month sentence. His wife said ,”He’s in very good spirits considering, he has the best positive attitude. He was sober before he started serving, he knows he will come out a better man.”

Mike and his brother were indicted on several counts of fraud in 2014. Mike is currently serving his term at ‘Otisville Correctional Facility’ in upstate New York. He started serving his term in January, he married his college sweetheart, Lauren in November of 2018. He is scheduled to be released from prison in September. Lauren said they talk to each other every day, and see each other for visits once a week. Vinny and Pauly revealed they talk to Mike weekly, and are able ‘to talk to him on an app.
Lauren said they both try to keep very busy, ‘while he’s away.’ She said Mike has been working out twice a day, and she is focusing ‘projects.’