The cast of MTV's Jersey Shore looked dapper as ever as they paraded down the red carpet at the 2012 Video Music Awards on Sept. 6 in Los Angeles, Calif. But we couldn't help but notice one meatball in particular was absent from the festivities. Where the heck was Snooki?!

The new mom sat this one out to take care of baby Lorenzo and work on her guidette status as a MILF, leaving the partying to her castmates Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola, Vinny Guadagnino, Deena Nicole Cortese, and DJ "Pauly D" DelVecchio.

But it wasn't all fun and games — the cast got a bit emotional as they discussed the show's final season.

"I'm going to miss you guys," Ronnie said.

"You know, it's bittersweet. We've been through so much together," Pauly D said. "They are actually my family now. They're not going anywhere. We're not going anywhere."

Jersey Shore Season 6 will premiere on Thursday, October 4 at 10 p.m. ET on MTV.

Source: MTV

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