Credit: Video Still Photo: Video: Jersey Shore's Vinny to Play in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Vinny's living the dream! Not only has the guido turned his Jersey Shore fame into legit acting gigs, but now he's managed to tweet his way into the NBA All-Star celebrity game.

According to the Associated Press, the NBA decided to offer Vin a coveted spot in the game after he "rallied more than 2.7 million Twitter followers" to the cause.

Vinny announces the big news in this video, where he also tells Justin Bieber he's coming for the MVP award, which The Biebs won last year. Check it out:

Credit: YouTube Photo: Vinny Has Big News (VIDEO)

Good luck, Vinny!

Catch the macaroni rascals on a new episode of Jersey Shore on Thursday, February 16 at 10 pm ET/PT on MTV.

Source: Associated Press

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