Jersey Shore’s Sammi Says She Was ‘Wrong’ for Blocking Snooki

Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola is shedding extra mild on her previous beef with Jersey Shore costar Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi.

Sammi, 36, declined to take part when the MTV franchise was rebooted as Jersey Shore: Household Trip in 2018. She additional distanced herself from her Jersey Shore days by quickly blocking Snooki, 35, on social media as a result of she thought Snooki was stealing her enterprise thought, which she later realized wasn’t true.

“Me and Nicole completely labored via our points,” Sammi solely advised Us Weekly on Thursday, August 3, whereas selling season 6B of Jersey Shore: Household Trip, which premieres Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on MTV.

Sammi went on to elucidate that when Snooki opened a store location in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, she thought Snooki was “doing one thing related” to what she’d completed along with her Sweetheart Coast storefront on the Ocean Metropolis, New Jersey boardwalk. “However that was not the case,” she mentioned. “So, in the long run, I truly was mistaken and I advised her, ‘I’m sorry. I do know you weren’t attempting to repeat off me.’”

The Sweetheart Kinds founder — who will make her return to actuality TV after an 11-year hiatus in season 6B of Jersey Shore: Household Trip — added that her resolution to “exclude herself” from the good friend group for some time was a “private factor” that had “nothing to do with” her costars.

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“They only didn’t perceive why I did that. So, it was simply undoubtedly miscommunication, which you’ll see all go down after we see one another once more [on the show],” she mentioned after noting that she didn’t blame the group for being upset along with her. “I actually needed to block some issues out of my life with a view to transfer ahead or transfer in a unique course. So, I type of get why they is likely to be upset.”

Snooki and Jennifer “JWoww” Farley, in the meantime, shared how they felt concerning the scenario throughout a Tuesday, August 2, interview with Web page Six. “She owned it and I obtained over it fast,” JWoww, 37, mentioned. “We have been damage and confused [at the time], however … we’re so comfortable to have her again and be capable to transfer on from that.”

Snooki added that she and Sammi had a “good dialog” about their retailer drama. “I’m not the kind of lady to compete towards my associates by opening different shops,” she mentioned. “Nobody was copying anybody. And we’re all allowed to open shops. Like, nobody ought to be upset about that. It’s, like, little child stuff.”

Along with reconnecting with Snooki and JWoww, Sammi additionally crossed paths with ex-boyfriend Ronnie Ortiz-Magro whereas filming the brand new season. She advised Us that whereas working with Ronnie, 37, once more was “undoubtedly nerve-wracking,” she went into the expertise realizing she may “deal with it.”

The pair dated on and off from 2009 to 2014, and the OG Jersey Shore documented the ups and downs of their rocky relationship. Ronnie beforehand introduced that he was stepping again from the MTV franchise to concentrate on his psychological well being in Could 2021, one month after he was arrested and launched on a $100,000 bond following a home violence dispute. He was finally not charged with against the law and returned to the present the next August.

Though Sammi advised Us that Ronnie is “a part of the household too,” she famous that they are going to “in all probability not” be associates once more. “We’re coworkers. You’re simply any person I dated in my twenties. … He’s engaged on himself to be a greater particular person, that’s all that issues.”

Season 6B of Jersey Shore: Household Trip premieres Thursday, August 3, on MTV at 8 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi