No gym, no tan, no laundry.
“Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, 37, is working with Garden State officials to urge people to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic.
“This message is for the people, by the people: We got a situation,” he said in the clip, posted Monday.
“New Jersey is tough,” the reality TV star said. “We love to party and we love even harder. But the time for parties is over.”
“In fact, some of us are prolonging this pandemic by not following simple guidelines,” added Sorrentino, wearing a black T-shirt and backwards cap. “Be smart and do your part to flatten the curve. Stay home, be positive, and practice social distancing. The comeback is always greater than the setback.”
“We got this, New Jersey,” he signed off.
Since its posting, the tweet racked up 1,700 likes and 529 retweets.
“That was amazing, please stay home so we can fist pump at the bars again soon!” commenter Veronica Elizabeth wrote.
But others said the state should’ve picked a better mouthpiece.
“ANYONE BUT THIS DOOFUS!” Bill Gannon wrote. “Come on @NJGov you can do better.”
“I’m just not a big fan of taking advice from criminals,” user @MomsThoughts wrote. “I’ll stick with scientists and healthcare providers. We have REALLY good scientists and healthcare providers in NJ.”
Back in September, “The Situation” Sorrentino was released from the Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in upstate New York, where he was serving an eight-month sentence for tax evasion.
In an executive order that went into effect earlier this month, Gov. Phil Murphy prohibited any parties, celebrations and other social events amid the COVID-19 outbreak — and ordered residents not to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary.
Murphy said Monday that more than 16,000 coronavirus cases and nearly 200 deaths had been reported in the state.
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