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Viral Video: The Real Situation (Yes, More "Jersey Shore"!)


Yesterday, BoomTown posted some of the very funny spoof videos related to MTV’s appalling-yet-riveting “Jersey Shore” that have been popping up online.

Here is an even better one, with some of the actual cast members of the reality television show perfectly mocking themselves in yet another terrific Web video from Funny or Die, which seems to be on a roll of late.

The video contemplates the very deep concept of what if “Jersey Shore” is all a joke that those dopes are actually in on.

Incredibly, Mike “The Situation” (it’s all about his very nice abs, seen above), Pauly D (it’s all about his gel-saturated hair) and Snooki (it’s all about her hair too, except it’s the poof) do a surprisingly good job of acting.

Here’s the video:

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