January 27th, 2011
09:00 AM ET
The rest of the "Jersey Shore" gang may be pumping their fists at the thought of filming their next season in Italy, but Paul "DJ Pauly D" Delvecchio admits he's concerned about culture shock — especially when it comes to GTL.
"I'm nervous, I'm not gonna lie," Delvecchio, who has never visited the country, tells MTV. "I don't know what gyms are like over there, I don't know what tanning's like, I don't know the food, and the language — I don't even speak Italian. Maybe I should get a Rosetta Stone or something."
Delvecchio adds that he hopes the language barrier doesn't put a hitch in his game.
"They got some nice clubs out there, and the women ... they're real Italian women, you know?" he says. "Since I don't speak the language, I don't know how I'm going to talk with them. I'm hoping the smile does the trick. The less words the better. I'm looking forward to the challenge."
Despite his fear of the unknown, Delvecchio can't wait for the adventure to begin.
"I'm excited to see my roots," he says. "I have family in Italy, but I don't speak with them since I don't know the language. My mother still talks to them, though. [And] I know Vinny has family there. But none of us have ever been. It's gonna be fun."
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