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“Jersey Shore” Getting a New Cast?

Truth rating: 8

By Daniel Gates

(MTV)

“Jersey Shore” will replace its original cast at the end of Season 5, according to multiple reports.

MTV is said to want new, less expensive talent for its enormous hit.

Snooki, The Situation, Pauly D and the rest of the gang repeatedly negotiated for – and got – higher salaries as the show became a television phenomenon, meaning the network now shells out a lot of cash for the stars.

Season 4, shot in Italy, is slated to begin in August.

The crew has since returned to where it all began – Seaside Heights, NJ – for Season 5, which may be their last hurrah.

That said, many of the current cast members have already scored spinoff series that will keep them at MTV in the future.

Despite strong buzzing about a possible new cast — which could also be a negotiating tactic – MTV tells Gossip Cop: “We love the present cast, and their summer adventures have just begun. We currently have no plans to recast the show.”

Would you like to see some new faces on “Jersey Shore” in upcoming seasons?

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