As the cast of "Jersey Shore" gets ready to head over to Italy for season four, the New York Post reports that some Italians aren't thrilled with MTV's hottest reality show.
Roberto Del Bove, columnist for Rome's New Notzie newspaper, said the show "embodies the worst stereotypes of Italians, multiplied by thousands and Americanized," according to the Post. "Slicked hair, exaggerated narcissism, boundless love for the family and outlandish eccentricity" is how the cast was reportedly described in Rome's newspaper Corriere della Sera.
But the show wasn't exactly met with open arms when it first premiered in 2009 either, even prompting advertisers to remove their spots from the program. Since then, however, the ratings have soared.
Last week's season three finale brought in 7.6 million viewers, according to TV By The Numbers, beating out everything on TV on Thursday night except "American Idol." Season four of "Jersey Shore" is expected to air sometime in 2011.
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Ciao from Italian-Americans who hate "Jersey Shore" We apologize to the people of Italy for this garbage."
Wouldn't it be great if the whole cast got framed for murder and sent to an italian prison so they can never come back to the States?
MTV can go ahead and retire the Real World, because the Jersey Shore is blowin it out of the water!
this cast is dirty. beware of sitch's STD's... the f ag is a walking incubator !!! trust me I know.
I hope Ron and Sam don't ruin their Italy trip with their drama. So sick of them.
i total agree. i wanted to stop watching season three because sam and ron argued a lot. that's not a good relationship. hopefully they wont ruin their time in italy, i dont think i can sit
through another season of them going back and forth
Good, Italy can keep them.
They moere and more like Mexicans with each photo. I think they cut my lawn last week.
I will turn the white robes of the Pope to a bright yellow.
Ok, first – someone has my name on this blog......strange, and unsettling.
Second – I am not that interested to see them be train wrecks in Italy only because I don't think they will get away with much abroad. I also don't think the "DTF" girls will be all over them like here.....but we will see.
I always enjoyed my trips to Italy. Just get a handful of grease from those italian boys heads, bend em over and dog the hell out of their butthole...they love it and so do I.
Italy...the land of Moosuhlini and the f-ing Pope. Up yours Pope.
Hey don't say anything bad about these kids! I love this show! you all can go hump each other legs
Let's face it Italians are dirty people and they just may fit in.. Just the american chicks are much more fat. and I think HO~mos are more accepted in europe so VIP will have some fun company in their speedo's and bath houses.
Let's face it Italians are dirty people and they just may fit in.............. What the hell does that mean!
I'm surprised situation can take a break from his new gig in the village people and grease ball ronnie has his new role in g ay p orn. The rest of the loser guinea freaks could vanish from the face of the earth and who would care. oh ya that troll snookie is not a DAG0 she is a s~ pick.. Those chicks in italy are hot and when they see that piece of trash roll in she will be the laughing stock of the continent.
What an embarassment for the relatives they still have in Italy.... to see what their American counterparts have become! Toto stupido!
Some of these jerks are posers - pretending to be Italian Americans...
Maybe they'll pi$$ off someone's Sicilian uncle and just vanish. You know, totally by "accident". I'm just sayin'...
we can only hope.....and pray for this.
Darn, you beat me to it!! I think the more likely situation (pun completely intended) is that these idiots hit on the wrong guys daughter....and then that guy makes the world a better place and no one is the wiser...
Oh good, just what we need, more ugly americans overseas displaying our worst behavior for all to see. The average Italian will (rightly so) think these bozos are nothing but a pack of uncouth, loud, and brainless barbarians.
Lol sucks for Italy, but I'd rather have the cast there than here :P
If I was MTV I would put these guys on a show and let them play a few music videos with their comedy.
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