Love was in the air on the pre-Valentine's Day red carpet at the 53rd Grammy Awards on Sunday night, and MTV News guest correspondent Snooki was at the center of the action. The "Jersey Shore" star asked Drake to serenade her, wondered if Jay Sean would offer to smush her and asked Bruno Mars if they might ever end up in a relationship together.
Judging by Mars' reaction, he just might be down, because when the "Just the Way You Are" singer stopped to chat with Snooki, the two couldn't quit paying tribute to each other.
"I'm very, very excited [by] everything that you're doing," she told him. "You're probably the greatest songwriter I've ever seen. And I'm not lying."
Mars then announced to the camera, "I got love for Snooki. I want the world to know that."
The pint-sized party girl responded by saying, "Yay! Can you see us as a couple?"
And then the two went into some impromptu fist-pumping, which is almost grounds for legal marriage in Seaside Heights. At the Staples Center in Los Angeles, though, Mars already had enough on his mind. He was up for seven nominations, including Best Rap Song ("Nothin' on You"), Song of the Year ("F--- You") and Record of the Year ("Nothin'
on You"). By the end of the night, though, he only came out on top in one category: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Just the Way You Are."
But at least for a few minutes, the singer/songwriter was able to wipe away any nervous energy about the impending awards and throw his hand in the air alongside Snooki.
"Oh yeah, that's hot. I love it," she said. "You look good tonight. Just sayin'."
Snooki then asked Mars what he was doing after the big show, and he responded, "I don't know. Why don't you hit me up when the cameras are gone, you know what I'm saying? You could just kick it."
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