Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino Given 8-Month Prison Sentence

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The U.S. Attorney in New Jersey charged the brothers for filing false tax returns and inaccurately reporting some $8.9 million in income.

Party's over: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, who shot to fame as a cast member on MTV's reality hit Jersey Shore, was sentenced to eight months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

Sorrentino pleaded guilty in January following a 2014 indictment for falsifying tax returns, both personal, and business-related.

His "Jersey Shore" castmates were also there, including Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Ronnie Margo-Ortiz, DJ Paulie D and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, reported the Asbury Park Press.

Sorrentino's attorney had pressed for no jail time, arguing that Sorrentino, 37, played a minor role in how his taxes were prepared and was suffering at the time from addiction to painkillers.

A federal judge sentenced Marc Sorrentino to two years in prison Friday afternoon. "I am hoping to get probation", he said.

He apologized to the court during brief remarks and said he has overcome substance abuse.

Mike's Jersey Shore co-stars were all in attendance at the courthouse. Sorrentino and brother Marc pleaded guilty earlier this year to various tax charges. Mike Sorrentino will be required to pay $123,913 in restitution, as well as a criminal fine of $10,000.

The tight-knit friends rallied around The Sitch while their "Jersey Shore: Family Vacation" reunion series is now in its second season on MTV. He returned for the reunion series Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, which is now airing its second season Thursdays at 8/7c on MTV.

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