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Nicole Polizzi — a.k.a. Snooki of 'Jersey Shore' — gives birth to baby boy, reports say


TV personality Nicole 'Snookie' Polizzi poses with the green flag prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wonderful Pistachios 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 10, 2011 in Richmond, Virginia.


Todd Warshaw

Nicole Polizzi — a.k.a. Snooki of "Jersey Shore" fame — has reportedly given birth to baby boy in New Jersey, according to numerous reports.

According to a report in TMZ, Lorenzo Dominic LaValle was born around 3 a.m. today at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, healthy and weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces.

Friends of Polizzi told TMZ that the reality TV star checked into Saint Barnabas on Saturday after posting on Twitter she was "a balloon ready to pop."

According to the New York Daily News, fiancé Jionni LaVelleon, the expectant father, by her side.

The Inquisitor wrote that Snooki’s father, Andy Polizzi, arrived at the hospital wearing a black T-shirt with the words, "Team Snooki" written on the chest.

Snooki, 24, who is Chilean born, is reportedly filming an MTV series in Manchester along with "Jersey Shore" costar Jenni Farley, also nicknamed J-Woww. 

Polizzi's pregnancy will feature in the sixth season of "Jersey Shore," set in Seaside Heights.

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