‘Jersey Shore’ star hopes his battle helps others

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  • Former ‘Jersey Shore’ star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino is opening up about addiction
  • orrentino stunned fans in 2012 when he revealed he was struggling with drug addiction

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino shot to fame when he starred in the hit MTV reality series, “Jersey Shore.”  Just before the show’s final season, Sorrentino stunned his fans when he revealed he was seeking help for a serious prescription drug addiction. Now he is opening up in a new documentary about addiction and hopes his struggle might help others. 

Sorrentino tells Showbiz Tonight that during his recovery he teamed up with “Reset Reality” to help tell his story and spread awareness about prescription painkiller addiction.

Hear more about Sorrentino’s struggle with addiction on Showbiz Tonight at 11 p.m. ET/PT on HLN.

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