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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Opens Up About His Prison Sentencing

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Oct. 6 2018, Published 12:17 p.m. ET

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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was dealt a major blow on Friday after he was sentenced to eight months in prison for tax fraud. He took to his Instagram shortly after to discuss the ordeal in a very upbeat kind of manner.

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The Jersey Shore star was not only sentenced to 8 months in prison but two years supervised probation for fraud. In January, he pled guilty to one count of tax evasion

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Mike was sentenced for evading taxes from 2014 and 2017. The maximum sentence he faced was five years in prison. The sentence that he was given in the matter was something his lawyer called a "disappointment".

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His brother Marc didn't get off so easy. He was first to be sentenced between the two, where the judge ordered that he served 24 months in prison, three times the amount Mike got. When his prison sentence is over, he’ll be under supervised release for one year.

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Mike spoke out about the ordeal on his Instagram Friday night, writing "We are very happy to put this behind us. Thank you So much for all the Love & Support."

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His Jersey Shore castmates showered him with a ton of love after he posted that message, with Vinny Guadagnino saying "Damn boi! You loved as hail!' and Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi chiming in with 'LOVE YOU SO MUCH MIKE!'

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Do you think Mike is going about this the right way? Sound off in the comments! 

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