June 24th, 2011
03:54 PM ET
Love it or not, it looks like Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi isn’t leaving the “Shore” just yet.
Reports have been bounced around saying that the current “Jersey Shore” cast will be replaced with new, less expensive members after season 5 wraps, but MTV says it isn't breaking up with the original Seaside Heights crew.
A spokesperson for the network told the Hollywood Reporter, "We love the present cast, and their summer adventures have just begun. We currently have no plans to recast the show.”
But even if they did find a new group of super-tanned fist-pumpers, the old ones wouldn’t exactly disappear back into anonymity. MTV already has spinoff deals in the works for Paul “DJ Pauly D” Delvecchio as well as Jenni “JWoww” Farley and Snooks, plus a development deal for Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino.
The fourth season of “Shore” arrives August 4.
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