Name the cabs! Ronnie Ortiz-Magro made his first look on Jersey Shore: Household Trip since he exited the collection to maintain his psychological well being — and gave an replace on life after the seashore.
“I really feel like I wanted a change of surroundings and only a change of tempo in my life,” the fact star, 37, shared in the course of the Thursday, March 23, episode. “I’ve determined to maneuver from Los Angeles to Miami and open up a brand new enterprise. It’s a sneaker retailer referred to as SneakerClinic.”
The Influence Wrestling alum added that he wouldn’t be relocating solo, revealing that he’s not too long ago gained full custody of his 4-year-old daughter, Ariana, whom he shares with ex Jen Harley.
“It’s a whole lot of onerous work, however she retains me balanced,” he mentioned throughout a confessional. “She calms my world. I didn’t have the right state of affairs together with her mom, however she’s turned out excellent. She’s so candy, well mannered. It’s like, ‘Are you mine?’”
Ronnie’s excellent news comes after he and Jen, 32 — who welcomed Ariana in April 2018 – referred to as it quits for good following allegations of bodily abuse. In January 2019, a Los Angeles Airbnb incident between the duo left the Superstar Concern Issue alum charged with seven misdemeanors together with home violence, baby endangerment, false imprisonment and resisting arrest. He pleaded not responsible however was ordered to remain no less than 150 yards away from Harley and his daughter. The MTV star then accepted a plea deal in Could 2020 and was ordered to serve 30 days of neighborhood labor and pay $20,000 to a girl’s shelter.
The Famously Single star — who joined the OG Jersey Shore collection when it premiered in 2009, made the choice to step away from its spinoff after 4 seasons in Could 2021 to work on his psychological well being. His exit got here only one month after he was arrested once more and launched on a $100,000 bond. The Los Angeles Police Division confirmed to Us Weekly on the time that his reserving fell below “intimate companion violence with harm with priors,” referring to his earlier arrests.
“I virtually misplaced my daughter,” Ronnie shared on Thursday’s episode. “I used to be in therapy for eight or 9 months, nevertheless it helped me develop and it made me a stronger individual.”
Previous to his tumultuous relationship with the actual property agent, which regularly performed out on Household Trip, Ronnie usually made headlines for his romance with Jersey Shore costar and ex-girlfriend Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola. The 2 dated on and off all through the unique present’s run earlier than calling it quits for good in August 2014.
Whereas Sammi opted to not return for Jersey Shore: Household Trip when it premiered 4 years later, Us confirmed earlier this month that the mannequin can be making an look on the MTV reboot alongside Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Paul “Pauly D” DelVecchio, Vinny Guadagnino, Mike “The Scenario” Sorrentino, Deena Nicole Cortese and Angelina Pivarnick.
“She’s nonetheless the sweetest bitch you’ll ever meet. 🎥💋,” an Instagram caption on the official Jersey Shore web page learn on March 11, alongside a pic of Sammi seemingly filming a confessional interview.
The Sweetheart Coast boutique proprietor later posted a selfie from set on Sunday, March 12. “OK, I can lastly say… I’m backkk! ☺️,” Sammi captioned her pic. It’s unclear if Ronnie will make one other look on the fact collection or if he and Sammi will cross paths in future episodes.
Jersey Shore: Household Trip airs on MTV Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET.