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The Situation was the only Jersey Shore castmate missing from dinner on last night’s Snooki & JWOWW (Season 1, Episode 4: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”). As we knew from the Season 5 Reunion Show (which aired in March), Snooki and The Situation had gone from close friends to sworn enemies ever since Season 5 filming ended last summer. But is there more to the story of why Mike was MIA?

Snooki recently explained why The Situation wasn’t there on Tea Time With Snooki & JWOWW, the Snooki & JWOWW after-show: “This is my news to tell the roommates and if he was there I probably wouldn't have said anything," she said. "This is happy news in my life, why am I gonna I share it with someone I'm not friends with?"

But we have a feeling there were other events and reasons in play. Here’s a brief rundown of what was going on in the castmates’ lives when Snooki and JWOWW invited the roommates over for dinner.

- The Situation announced that he would be going on an Australian tour, making appearances from February 24 to 26.
- Snooki and JWOWW began filming their spin-off in Jersey City on February 27.
- On March 18, reports surfaced that The Situation was a mess during his Australian trip, and behaved badly throughout.
- On March 20, TMZ reported that The Situation was in rehab, and had been for weeks.
- Snooki and JWOWW stopped filming their spin-off on March 26, and moved out of their bachelorette pad.

Assuming that The Situation went to rehab after his disastrous Australian tour, he may have either been hitting rock bottom or already in recovery when Snooki announced her engagement and pregnancy to the cast.

Knowing how strongly Mike feels about Snooki, it’s sad to realize that he had to hear the news from a third party. But we’re sure the cast wished him nothing but the best at the (difficult) time.

Credit: MTV Photo: Snooki Explains Why She Didn't Invite The Situation to Dinner for Pregnancy Announcement (VIDEO)

Want more Jersey Shore? Catch the next episode of Snooki & JWOWW on on Thursday, July 19 on MTV.

 

Source: MTV

Molly Friedman is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @MollyFriedman.

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