Andy Cohen set the report straight about rumors he has been concerned in a feud with a well-known actuality star.
On an episode of the “Watch What Happens Live After Show” in June 2022, Cohen addressed the long-running rumorthat he dislikes “Jersey Shore” star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and that he would by no means enable her to hitch the “Real Housewives” franchise. Snooki is aware of a number of cast members from “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” together with OG’s Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga, and she or he poses often on social media with season 12 cast member Traci Johnson, who has a daughter in cheerleading as she does.
During the aftershow, Cohen informed Snooki’s shut pal and podcast co-host Joey Camasta, who was serving as a “bartender” within the Bravo Clubhouse, that he’s truly a Snooki fan.
“Now, I’m in a pretend battle with Snooki that’s not an actual factor,” Cohen mentioned during the segment. “I like Snooki, okay? I really feel like folks preserve attempting to poke her and prod her into one thing, after which it will get within the factor that she and I are in some battle. Will you please say her I like Snooki?”
Despite the love, there’s a huge motive why Snooki is not Housewives materials, however it has nothing to do together with her as an individual, in keeping with Cohen.
“The situation is I’ve been requested if we’d ever put Snooki on the ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey.’ My solely factor is that she is so identifiable with ‘Jersey Shore’ and MTV,” Cohen defined. “She constructed MTV actuality exhibits. So in my thoughts, I simply thought it is like placing a Kardashian on, like, one other show that has nothing to do with it. It’s like two completely different worlds. That was my solely factor. It was nothing private…I simply really feel prefer it’s a unique universe, with all respect.”
Snooki Once Clapped Back at Andy Cohen While Claiming She Has No Interest in Being a Housewife
Snooki has been an MTV actuality star since 2009, however in early 2022 she opened up concerning the Housewives and Cohen. During an episode ofthe “Behind The Rope With David Yontef” podcast, she made it clear she has little interest in the Bravo actuality franchise.
“I’m not upset that [Andy] does not need me to be a Housewife as a result of I’m not lower out for that s***,”she informed the podcast. “Like, it is simply too drama. And I do not like drama. I identical to ingesting, having enjoyable, after which going dwelling.”
She did name out Cohen for his previous tone when speaking about her. “I simply really feel like he is somewhat nasty in the direction of me, and I do not know what I did,” Snooki mentioned. “He’s identical to, so like blunt, such as you may be, you may say no in a nicer approach.”
Andy Cohen Once Acted Like He’d Consider Hiring Snooki, But a RHONJ Star Claims He Said ‘No’
Cohen has given blended alerts concerning Snooki. In January 2022, RHONJ star Melissa Gorga revealed on her “On Display” podcast that Cohen repeatedly provides “a tough no” at any time when anybody brings up Snooki becoming a member of Real Housewives.
“He’s identical to, ‘Don’t even say it,'” Gorga claimed. “Whenever I’d go to him and be like ‘Hello! She’s married now, she has three youngsters, she lives across the block. She’s nice for this, I believe,’ and he simply seems to be at me like ‘No.'”
But again in 2020, Cohen informed “Live With Kelly and Ryan” that he would completely take into account Snooki for a spot on RHONJ.
“That’s a rumor that is popped up a couple of instances over time,” Cohen mentioned. “It’s at all times one thing that I’ve sort of discounted. I’ve thought, it is two completely different exhibits — I do not see it. [But]…she’s 32, so she’s within the age vary. Now, I’m beginning to assume, it is one thing to maintain our eyes out for. Maybe a season 11 or 12 dialog.”
“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast is at the moment capturing scenes for season 13.