The premiere of season 5 of Jersey Shore Family Vacation took place this week and emotions were running high. Fans witnessed the happiest time of Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s life as he officially became a big daddy Sitch.
He and his wife Lauren Sorrentino welcomed their first-born son Romeo Reign, and shots showed their first moments with him in the hospital room.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino was beaming from ear to ear and excited to finally become a father when his roommates excitedly showed up at his home while they were still in the hospital. Nicole brought the three of them some food as Jenni “JWOWW” Farley left a sign on the lawn that read: “Welcome home baby Sitch”.
However, the episode quickly took a turn from rejoicing to worrying when Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino shared that Romeo wasn’t coming home as they had expected. The footage showed Mike resting over Romeo’s empty crib, praying for his son’s health.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino told us that Romeo had to stay in hospital longer than expected because of a fever. He told his mother in a phone call that Romeo was in one of the best neonatal units in the country and that they would leave his care to the professionals who knew what they were doing.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino described how the difficult times in his life over the last few years had prepared him to stay strong for his son and stay positive for his family. His companions gathered to pray for Mike, Lauren and Romeo.
Footage showed Snooki explaining what was happening to Romeo as she prayed with her daughter. Pauly DelVecchio and his girlfriend Nikki Hall did the same as they held hands and bowed their heads together to pray for Romeo’s healing.
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation Season 5 Has A Lot More To Come
As fans await baby Romeo’s prognosis, there’s still plenty to look forward to in Season 5 of Jersey Shore Family Vacation. Not only has the episode left Romeo with health issues, but Angelina Pivarnick has also left viewers hanging about the state of her marriage.
She spoke to a divorce lawyer about her options while Jenni “JWOWW” Farley sat next to her to show her support. Angelina wasn’t sure what she was going to do next.
The episode also featured Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, who was nervous about proposing to his girlfriend Saffire Matose. His gig ended with the news that he had been arrested for an alleged domestic dispute.