Snooki Has Given Birth to a Future President of the United States, ProbablyS

The secret Nobel laureate Nicole PolizziSnooki, in common parlance — has finally completed the last phase of a prolonged social experiment to evaluate just how strong the phenomenon known as Sopranos withdrawal was by observing first-hand what sordid depths television audiences would sink to in order to get their Italian-American stereotype fix has given birth to a baby boy, Lorenzo Dominic LaValle, future Rhodes Scholar, Heisman trophy winner and wearer of kaleidoscopic Lacoste polo shirts. Sadly, a Snooki rep. heralded the young man's foray into the sensory reality we call "the world" with the following ignominious tweet: "The world just got another Guido!!" With that, an oft-glamorized and derided stereotype passed from one generation to another. [MTV]

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