Now that Snooki‘s three-months pregnant, MTV is scrambling to retool the Jersey Shore spinoff starring the pint-sized star and her pal JOWOWW.
“Plan for the direction of the spinoff have changed,” a source tells Saturday’s New York Post. “Instead of partying, it will now show a whole new side to Snooki.”
And another source tells the Post that scenes are being shot for the spinoff during which Snooki drops the “baby bombshell” and tells her pals while they “try and look surprised.”
But MTV isn’t upset about Snooki’s pregnancy, since they are giddy about the likely ratings boost it will generate. “It will definitely give MTV ratings,” says the source.
As for Jersey Shore, filming of its sixth season will kick up this summer. Says another source: “They may throw a Jersey Shore baby shower, or have her just pop in from time to time.