Looks like Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s ab soul mate featured on Jersey Shore Season 5 Jonny “The Unit” Manfre has out-situationed his ab situation. But “The Unit” got his nickname because of other endowments, namely, as he told MTV’s Remote Control Blog the “mini-baseball bat in my pants.” He’s previously made press for being arrested at the Jersey Shore house this July for possessing “white powdery substance.” No one’s wrangled up his mug shot, but he was led away from the Shore house in handcuffs. The drama surrounding his arrest will probably be covered later this season.
Who is The Unit?
Real Name: Jonny Manfre
Nickname origin: From the alleged size of his own “unit”
Girlfriend: Amia Miley
Best Friend: Mike “The Situation” since they were kids! Jonny and Mike met when Mike first moved to New Jersey. The boys because friends during neighborhood football games.
Filmography: The Situation’s workout DVD
Upcoming projects: Fitness Book
Drama #1: The Situation says that both The Unit AND Snooki’s friend Ryder witnessed his alledged indiscretion with Snooki while Snooki was dating Jioni. Almost from the minute the Jersey Shore cast touched down on Jersey soil from their trip to (at least Vinny’s) motherland, The Unit and Snooki got into a fight. The Situation assured Snooki that Unit wouldn’t say anything as long as she kept quiet, but that he was coming to stay with them at the Shore House.
Jwoww confronted Unit about what he saw, and he told her that he’d seen “everything.”
Drama # 2: The Unit was led away from the Shore house in handcuffs July 27, 2011 at 3 a.m. on a Sunday morning for possessing a “white, powdery substance.” He was taken to Ocean County jail, and posted $1,000 bail that night.
UPDATE January 6, 2012: Radar Online received confirmation from the police that The Unit was indicted in December for felony possession of “Special K” or Ketamine, a horse tranquilizer.
Here’s a video The Unit and Amia made for The Holidays, called “Merry Douchebag Christmas”