Long before he GTLed his way through the “Jersey Shore,” he took many a family photo with his parents, brothers and sister. And in this week’s episode of “When I Was 17″ — airing Saturday at 11 a.m. — fans not only get to learn about the many pranks Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino pulled as a teen, but they are also treated to family photos from back in the day.
It seems that when he was 17, he favored a mushroom haircut and lots of formal wear. In one photo, the Sitch is seen donning one of many suits he seemed to own at the time at an event with his brothers by his side. In another, donning his graduation cap and gown, he’s seen bidding high school a fond farewell with his mom.
But one particular shot has taken the Internet by storm and has fans clicking like crazy: The Situation, his brothers and younger sister, Melissa, all pose together in turtlenecks of varying shades. And the photo has fans in hysterics: “Lol look at his sweater,” one named Rosa commented.
Hursh4ever wrote, “Haha! This is too funny. I can’t believe he would let this picture get posted on MTV. It’s too funny but its cool. GO MIKE!”
“LOL uhhhhh wtf???” Miku wondered. “Why r they all wearing turtlenecks?? HAHA.”
Laurie wrote, “WHO TOOK THESE PHOTOS??? Why did people pose for these, keep them around, or even share them with the Internet? Props. I saved one to my computer. I am going to make it better.”
What do you think of this family photo? Tell us in the comments!
“When I Was 17″ — this week featuring “Jersey Shore” stars Pauly D, JWoww and the Situation — airs Saturday at 11 a.m. on MTV.
Season two of “Jersey Shore” premieres Thursday, July 29, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. Be there!