Jersey Shore's Ronnie Ortiz-Magro missing from official cast photo after his second arrest for domestic violence

JERSEY Shore's Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is missing from the official cast photo after his second arrest for domestic violence.

The Sun had exclusively revealed that the united cast refused to film with him as his record continues to build up.


Following last night's season premiere of Jersey Shore, MTV has updated the show's profile, where Snooki was spotted coming out of a cake after a short absence.

Noticeably missing from the picture was Ronnie, who revealed in early May that he was stepping away from the show.

The 35-year-old said in a statement shared on social media: "After talking to the team at MTV, we have mutually agreed that I will step away from the show while I seek medical treatment for mental health issues that I've ignored too long.

"My number one goal now is facing my struggles head on."

Ronnie concluded: "This process will be difficult, but my #1 priority is to get healthy and be the best man and the best father I can for my daughter."

“He is currently seeking medical treatment for psychological issues that he has ignored for a long time,” the reality star’s attorneys, Scott E. Leemon and Leonard Levine, said in a second statement.

“His only present goal is to address these issues professionally and make himself [a] better person and the best father he can be to his loving daughter.”

Last month, the reality star was arrested after his alleged involvement in a domestic violence altercation at his home in Los Angeles.

According to Los Angeles Sheriff's Department records obtained by The Sun, Ronnie was arrested and taken into custody at the Van Nuys jail.

TMZ reported that the reality star won’t be charged with a misdemeanor in the recent case.

Sadly though, this latest domestic violence case cost him his friends as The Sun revealed that the Jersey Shore cast didn't want to be associated with him anymore.

A source close to the show exclusively told The Sun: "The entire cast has said they don't want to film with him because they believe he is not mentally stable.

"They feel he is a ticking time bomb and he makes all of them look bad."

The source added: "The cast doesn't know if Ronnie has been politely fired. He has been part of the filming until now, but they don't know if anything  he has filmed will air."

A second source also told The Sun that Ronnie claimed he was "not ready for rehab," adding: "He is trying to say he can get better with mental help without going to a facility."

This is not the first time that Ronnie has been in trouble with the law and rejected by fans.

He was previously sentenced to 36 months of probation as part of a plea deal following a domestic violence case involving his ex Jenn Harley in 2019.

The exes – who had a publicly tumultuous relationship – share three-year-old daughter Ariana.

Fans will also remember his tumultuous relationship with Jersey Shore ex, Sammi Giancolo.

The brunette beauty left the show after a few seasons and has refused to even be in the same room as Ronnie.


Following his rocky relationship with Jen, Ronnie has moved on with new girlfriend Saffire Matos, 29.

Earlier this week, Ronnie hugged Saffire in a new photo just two weeks after he was arrested.

The couple posed as a united front as they shared the same snapshot on social media on Monday.

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