Vinny Guadagnino and DJ Pauly D, acknowledged greatest for his or her time on “Jersey Shore,” have been actuality TV well-known as a results of the MTV present premiered as soon as extra in 2009.

When the present debuted twelve years, social media apps like Twitter and Instagram had been on the precipice of turning into the cultural phenomenons they’re in the intervening time. 

Vinny and Pauly spoke to Fox News about what it meant to them to be actuality TV stars ahead of turning into “Internet famous” was a widespread incidence. 

“Sometimes I kind of wish we had social media… I’d have a lot more Instagram followers and Tik Tok followers, but I mean, we got the best of both worlds. You know, like back then, Twitter was everything. So we had the whole world tweeting about us. It was crazy,” Vinny acknowledged whereas selling the third season of his present “Double Shot at Love.”


“Obviously, social media, in general, is a gift and a curse because, you know, all the haters and everything. And now everything travels so quickly. But at the same time, I like it. I like promoting my shows. I like talking to my fans, engaging with everybody, and putting out stupid Tik Toks. I kind of feel like we got the best of both worlds, some reality shows experience it all,” he added. 

“I love my social media,” Pauly acknowledged. “It’s how I engage with my fans. But what was great about not having it was that there weren’t any spoilers [back then]. Now everything happens on social media, you know exactly what’s going on in somebody’s life, but not on our show back then. If somebody got into a fight, you have to wait to watch the show to know what happened.”

TV personalities DJ Pauly D (L) and Vinny Guadagnino (R) spoke to Fox News about the impacts of social media. 

TV personalities DJ Pauly D (L) and Vinny Guadagnino (R) spoke to Fox News regarding the impacts of social media. 
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The pair furthermore mirrored on the enduring “Jersey Shore” phrase the housemates wrote to Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola about Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s shady conduct on the golf instruments.

Pauly admitted he did not assume the phrase would dwell on in infamy. “It’s on the bedsheets now and I swear I’ll be deejaying and somebody will hold it up. Fans get really creative when they put it on t-shirts, on everything,” he acknowledged. 

“I get a little older, I get a little wiser. I’m at this stage of my life where I’m 33, so I’ve definitely slowed down a lot. I drink like once a month now. I work out every day. I care about my health and my goals. And I have a niece now. I’m so in love with her. So at this stage in my life, I am looking for something more substantial.” he teased.

“Double Shot of Love” airs Thursdays at 9/8c on MTV.