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New Jersey Governor Says 'Jersey Shore' is "Negative" for the State

by Catherine Lawson, posted Jul 26th 2010 8:15AM
The cast of 'Jersey Shore'So he's not a fan then. During an interview on ABC's 'This Week' New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hit out at the hit MTV reality show, 'Jersey Shore.'

As reported by tvguide.com, when host Jake Tapper asked him if he thought the show was "positive" or "negative," Governor Christie replied that it's "negative" for the Garden State. He said the show "takes a bunch of New Yorkers, drops them at the Jersey Shore and tries to make America feel like this is New Jersey."

The Governor's not the only high-profile critic of the show: Last December, the New Jersey Italian American Legislative Caucus pronounced the show "wildly offensive" and said it promotes derogatory ethnic stereotypes.

To the consternation of many locals, Snooki and the gang moved to Miami for the show's second season, but there's no word yet on what Florida Governor Charlie Crist thinks the show will do for the Sunshine State. What is known, though, is that the South Beach hotel where the cast lived during production has scrapped plans for a pricy 'Jersey Shore' suite after deciding that at $2,000 a night it was too expensive for the show's core fans.

The second season of 'Jersey Shore' premieres on MTV July 29 at 10PM ET.

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Black Ice

New jersey shore ise an insult too people whom have real talent snookie aka drunken mess, and then there's sammie and ron who's next show along with the situation needs too be mtvs TOOL! Vinny and pauly D its true tht for 15 minutes off airtime there's isn't anything or anyone tht some women will sleep with

February 10 2011 at 10:35 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
mike murphy

i couldn't agree more, in fact we stopped going to seaside heights when they had a realityabout 10 or more years ago. now we go to ocean city about an hour south but it's worth it. it's a dry, family orientated community with zero tolerance for idiots

July 26 2010 at 7:41 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

This photo of Kim Kardashian is great.
Did anyone see her bikini shot from the back?
They could shoot the 'Jersey Shore' TV show
on her rump. Too much junk in the trunk, KK!!!!

July 26 2010 at 7:23 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Remember when MTV actually played MUSIC?

July 26 2010 at 5:27 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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July 26 2010 at 5:22 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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mike murphy

if you read your newspapers you would have known that hoffa is in the cheasapeake. connected people from those days have said it on these "mafia" documenteries. when you throw this kinda things around be sure there's no way it can come back and kick you in the face

July 26 2010 at 7:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Enough with the brain dead "non" reality programming.
It's called Music Tele Vision, remember?

July 26 2010 at 5:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I couldn't agree with the governor more. New Jerseyites are nothing like the characters depicted ANYWHERE in the state. Furthermore, New Yorkers aren't either--it's just a typical MTV "push it as far as you can" sex and schock show!

July 26 2010 at 4:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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