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The Blast In A Glass Unveils Her New Bikini Body

She’s ready for bikini season.

Following the footsteps of BFF Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, former Jersey Shore star Deena Cortese is turning her life around and working hard to stay in shape.

On Wednesday, the 26-year-old took to her Twitter to show off her new figure, posting several snapshots of herself clad…

Gabrielle Chung | April 11, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Deena Cortese Wants to Be on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

From the Jersey Turnpike to the ballroom dancefloor? That’s exactly what Deena Cortese is hoping to accomplish.

The former Jersey Shore star is currently on a mission to join the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars — a dream, she says, that was inspired by her longtime passion for dancing.

| January 31, 2013 - 2:30 pm

‘Jersey Shore’ Cast Expresses ‘Devastation’ Over Sandy Hook Shooting Tragedy (VIDEO)

As the nation continues to mourn over the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, many celebrities have banded together, offering support and words of condolences to the Newtown, Conn. community — including the cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore.

While the small New England town began to say farewell to its victims this week, the…

Laura Franco | December 19, 2012 - 4:40 pm

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Deena Cortese Shares Her Stay-Slim Secrets for the Holidays (VIDEO)

Celebratory cocktails and tasty treats — such are the downfalls for weight-watchers during the holiday season.

Just two months ago, Jersey Shore’s Deena Cortese revealed her newly slimmed-down shape after dropping 15 pounds and two dress sizes. Now with yuletide festivities fast approached, Cortese is committed to not falling into the holiday trap…

Cory Lopez | December 9, 2012 - 9:00 am

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Deena Cortese on Her Meatball Auditions: No One Could Replace Snooki (VIDEO)

For Deena Cortese, the Jersey Shore has never been more lonely.

In the old days of the MTV juggernaut, Cortese joined forces with fellow meatball, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, for drunken shenanigans in Seaside Heights, N.J. But during the series’ sixth and final season, Cortese has been forced to fly solo, as Snooki prepared to…

Celebuzz | December 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Deena Cortese on Her Anxiety: ‘I Just Looked Like a Crazy Person’ (VIDEO)

Since stepping onto the small screen on MTV’s Jersey Shore, Deena Cortese has risen to fame as the booze-chugging, club-hopping, self-proclaimed “blast in a glass.”

But in the sixth and final season of the MTV juggernaut, Cortese has been far from her usual meatball self. Struggling without her boyfriend Chris Buckner at her side,…

Cory Lopez | November 30, 2012 - 9:00 pm

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Deena Cortese on Superstorm Sandy: ‘It Was Pretty Bad Down There’ (VIDEO)

For the cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore, the Seaside Heights boardwalk was their home. Now, it’s nothing more than a pile of rubble after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast three weeks ago.

Thursday night, dozens of MTV stars came together for the network’s Restore the Shore live fundraising event. One of the many affected…

Celebuzz | November 18, 2012 - 11:50 am

‘Jersey Shore’ Stars Reveal What They’ve Taught America (VIDEO)

Shed a tear — it is the beginning of the end for Jersey Shore.

With Thursday’s Season 6 premiere, the countdown has begun to the day America has to bid farewell to everyone’s favorite fist-pumping, tanning-bed-loving, club-hopping guidos and guidettes.

So what has our country taken away from the MTV’s most-watched…

Cory Lopez | October 5, 2012 - 5:06 pm

‘Jersey Shore’ Stars Soar With Water Jet Packs in Seaside Heights (PHOTOS)

The Jersey Shore cast is taking their show to new heights — literally — as they blasted off in water-propelled jet packs near Seaside Heights, N.J.

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino, Pauly D, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Vinny Guadagnino and Deena Cortese all strapped on their suits as they soared through the air…

| June 26, 2012 - 12:45 pm

Bikini-Clad Deena Cortese Hits Beach With Shirtless ‘Jersey Shore’ Boys (PHOTOS)

The Jersey boys and girls of summer have stripped down to brave the Seaside Heights sun once again.

Jersey Shore cast mates Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, DJ Pauly D, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Sammi Sweetheart and pint-size Deena Cortese were spotted baring their beach bods on Wednesday afternoon, June 20, while filming season…

| June 21, 2012 - 10:35 am

‘Jersey Shore’ Stars Deena Cortese and ‘The Situation’ Spotted On Double Date (PHOTOS)

Well, this is one way to stay out of trouble.

Jersey Shore star Deena Cortese, who was just arrested last week for disorderly conduct in Seaside Heights, N.J., and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, who just exited rehab before filming season 6, were spotted enjoying a double date on the Seaside boardwalk.

| June 19, 2012 - 10:18 am

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Deena Cortese’s Mug Shot Released, See How It Compares to Other Stars (PHOTOS)

This is what drunk and disorderly looks like.

Jersey Shore star Deena Cortese is suffering from the shame of having her official mug shot released to the public, following last weekend’s arrest in Seaside Heights, N.J. for public intoxication.

In the photo, the 25-year-old appears visibly distraught — with smudged mascara — perhaps indicating…

Gabrielle Chung | June 15, 2012 - 5:08 pm

Deena Nicole Cortese Bikinis with ‘Jersey Shore’ Cast at Seaside Heights (PHOTOS)

Bikinis, boys, and beaches? That’s all just in a day’s work for the cast of Jersey Shore!

Deena Cortese was spotted flaunting her bikini body this weekend as she and the rest of the Jersey Shore cast hit up the beach at Seaside Heights, N.J. Joined by pals Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, Vinny

Gabrielle Chung | June 10, 2012 - 3:24 pm

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Deena Cortese Bikinis with The Situation in Seaside Heights (PHOTOS)

The Jersey Shore castmates have returned to Seaside Heights, New Jersey, and star Deena Cortese wasted no time stripping down to a tiny mismatched black bikini to get in a tanning session.

She flaunted her dangerous curves as she laid on the beach, while her costar Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino tore off his…

| June 7, 2012 - 9:39 am

Exclusive! Sexy Starlets Reveal Their Valentine’s Day Plans (PHOTOS)

From Victoria’s Secret models (Adriana Lima) to expectant mothers (Kristin Cavallari), Celebuzz caught up with a few of your favorite stars to get the scoop on what celebrities do on Valentine’s Day, and you’ll be happy to know, it’s basically the same as everyone else. 

Romantic dinners, flowery gifts and girls’ nights out…

| February 14, 2012 - 9:48 am