For "Jersey Shore" fans, this past Sunday night was an amazing evening. Not only did a brand-new episode air before the Video Music Awards pre-show, but the cast was all over the white carpet and continued to pop up again during the main show.
Having just wrapped the third season of the "Shore" — the gang heads back to the friendly confines of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, in this installment — MTV News caught up with Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and new castmate Deena Cortese to get some scoop on the next season, which includes a few run-ins with the law.
"We just finished [season three], and we're good law-abiding citizens," Vinny told us. "Some people break laws, but it's on camera, so everything that happens, you guys see. But we're the same kind of human beings as anybody."
Ronnie, who was arrested last month as a result of several unpaid parking tickets, shrugged it off. "I had a parking ticket. It was nonsense. I can't run for governor now!" he joked.
But what can viewers expect from the third season, likely premiering some time later this year?
"The best things you liked about us in season one, the authenticity of us being home, it's right back at you in season three," Ronnie said. "You'll just have to watch to find out."
Cortese also played "Shore" details close to the vest. "I don't want to give anything away," she said. "But there's a lot more comedy this year."
What are you hoping to see in the third season of "Jersey Shore"? Let us know in the comments!
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