Unfortunately, they don't reach her in time so it's off to the station for Snooki and passenger Deena where the boys have to wait two hours to pick them up. The outcome? A revoked licence but, as Snooki tells us, that is fine by her because she has no intention of ever tackling Italian roads again.
Snooki can now concentrate on the impending arrival of boyfriend Jionni, although there is bad news for JWoww - her boyfriend Roger can't come anymore because of work commitments. She's understandably devastated so the girls - minus Snooki - take her out for drinks while the boys head off on their own BNO.
This means Snooki - who wanted a chill night - is left all alone in the apartment and is amusingly freaked out when the door bell rings. So she does what any normal person would do and leans over the balcony shouting 'who are you?' Turns out it's Brittany, the twin who has been hooking up with Mike.
Snooki figures there are two options here. One, she can ignore her or two, she can put her in Mike's bed so when he comes home with a girl in tow it will be deliciously awkward. Considering what Mike's been saying about Snooki lately, she goes with the second option.
Unfortunately for her it backfires terribly - while Mike arrives home with a girl as expected, he decides that considering Brittany is already in his bed he might as well hook up with her and send his Australian girl packing: "I already have a bun in the oven so there is no need to warm another one up." Lovely.
At least Snooki doesn't have time to lament her failed prank - Jionni has arrived! After switching her outfit a million times she runs down the stairs and launches herself at him, bursting into tears. Next, it's upstairs where her sole goal is to get Jionni to the smush room as fast as possible (she's even decorated and Febreze-ed it for the occasion).
Mike, meanwhile, is developing a suspicion that Jionni knows something or wants to say something to him, although the housemates don't think that's true. On a side note, Mike then inexplicably ends up doing karate moves around the house. "Do your thing, Kung Fu Panda," says Deena.
For Jionni's first night out in Italy, Snooki dons a pink leopard print dress that Ronnie thinks looks like a bathing suit and everyone heads to the club where Snooki and Jionni get all loved up at the bar. "I've never loved something so much in my entire life," he says. She wants to have his babies (but worries that a natural birth would mess up her nether regions).
On to the next club and things are less loved up... Snooki wants to dance but Jionni is definitely not impressed when her skirt rides up revealing her privates to the entire club. "You are acting like a f**king whore," he tells her. "You don't want to talk to me, bye, bye," she replies - and Jionni does just that, muttering that she's embarrassing him.
What follows is Jenni chasing Jionni, then Snooki tripping all over the place to catch up, and Ronnie joining in. Snooki is clearly devastated - she's a mess, crying, screaming, shouting at Jenni that she hates her. Jenni tells her that she has done this to herself and she's trying to give her a reality check. In the end Jenni decides to find Jionni for Snooki's benefit, leaving a bereft, sobbing Snooki on the sidewalk.
Ronnie has already found Jionni, meanwhile, and wants to help because he sees a bit of himself and Sammi in Jionni and Snooki. He tells Jionni he knew what he was getting himself into, but appreciates Snooki shouldn't act like single Snooki now she has a boyfriend. Jionni listens to what he is saying but doesn't seem in the mood to talk.
Snooki, meanwhile, has arrived home with the other housemates, who are trying to comfort her. She crawls into bed to wait for Jionni's return, and when she hears the door buzzer she runs down the stairs to greet him. Unfortunately for her, he walks straight past her and up to their room. He doesn't want to talk and packs his bags. After just six hours in Italy he is off, leaving a devastated Snooki behind.
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