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PREACH IT! The men of 'Jersey Shore' forgo shirtlessness for the sake of U.S. economy

July 27, 2010 |  4:51 pm

Sorrentino-nyse The cast of "Jersey Shore" went incognito Tuesday morning for a trip to New York Stock Exchange. Clad in shirts, suits and other clever disguises, Snooki, J-Woww, The Situation and Those Other Orange People With No Names stymied the trading floor for several minutes until somebody made a fist pump and the cover was blown.

Then the cast got to ring the opening bell — sort of like beatin’ up the beat, only without DJ Pauly Disco on the ones and twos.

How the kids found the time to rally our economy isn’t clear; this is serious Ron Ron Juice season. The second round of the hit MTV show debuts Thursday — and these same people are already in the thick of shooting a third, presumably very shirtless, season.

Not that the show is all about skin and scandal. Snooki, for one, said recently she prefers ...

... the mystery that only a one-piece bathing suit can provide. And that bathing suit, for the record, looks like this.

-- Leslie Gornstein


Top photo: Cast members of MTV's "Jersey Shore" pump up the opening bell ceremonies at the New York Stock Exchange on July 27. From left: Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino; Ronnie Ortiz; Sammi Giancola; Pauley "DJ Pauly D" Del Vecchio; Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi; Vinny Guadagnino; Jenni "J-Woww" Farley. Credit: Richard Drew / Associated Press.

Second photo: The Situation, nearly unrecognizable without his abs showing, hits New York City. Credit: Jason Kempin / Getty Image.

Third photo: Snooki sees something shiny? Credit: Richard Drew / Associated Press.

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