Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi Retiring From ‘Jersey Shore’

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi announced she is retiring from Jersey Shore and Jersey Shore: Family Vacation so that she can focus on her family and kids.

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Fans of the reality TV show Jersey Shore, I have some somber news for you… Snooki is retiring from Jersey Shore. As J. Cole said: “The bad news is nothing lasts forever, The good news is nothing lasts forever.”

Snooki is done. No more Jersey Shore. No more Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. MTV will need to find another meatball to hire another extremely intoxicated meatball to get arrested on the boardwalk of Seaside Heights.

During Friday’s episode of her podcast, It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey, Nicole Polizzi announced that she was retiring from Jersey Shore.

“I love you so much, and don’t hate me for my decision,” Snooki said. “I am retiring from Jersey Shore. I am not coming back to Jersey Shore for season 4 if there is one.”

No more Ron-Ron juice, no more GTL, no more landmines, Snooki is hanging up her pumps and retiring her guidette jersey to the rafters.

“The main reason is really… I just can’t do it anymore. Literally, leaving my kids to film it is really, really hard on me,” the 32-year-old reality TV star revealed. “I try and quit every single day. I quit every time we film because I just hate being away from the kids.”

Polizzi was one of the original cast from the MTV reality show that premiered in 2009. She has three children aged seven, five, and six months.

“I don’t like partying three days in a row. It’s just not my life anymore,” Polizzi explained. “I want to be home with the kids. I don’t mind here and there going to a dinner or whatever, but it’s just really hard for me to leave the kids and film the show.”

No more T-shirt time, no more fist-pumping at Jenks, no more smushing.

“For me, I don’t want that, and I’m not leaving my kids days on end to film this show when that’s the result of it. I just don’t like the turnout of it, and I don’t like the person I’m being portrayed as,” Snooki added. “This is getting a little too much. At 32 years old and with three kids, if I’m doing a reality show I just want it to be fun and light-hearted, and lately it’s not like that and the show is getting so dramatic.”

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Snooki added that her family has received “death threats,” which is “not something I signed up for with this show.”

“I’m not saying goodbye…I just need to move on from the show because I don’t like the direction it’s going in when it comes to the drama and the cattiness.”

This proves that all good things must come to an end, as well as all mediocre things and all atrocious things.