Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's Scrabble friend in prison is Fyre Festival's disgraced founder, Billy McFarland

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and Billy McFarland. (Photo: Getty Images)
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and Billy McFarland. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cape Town – Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino has formed a new friendship in prison and the person's identity may shock you.

The Jersey Shore star checked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Otisville on 15 January, to serve an 8-month prison sentence handed to him for tax evasion.

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Over the course of the last three months, The Situation has kept in contact with his wife, Lauren Pesce – who he married shortly before going to prison – as well as his Jersey Shore castmates, Vinny Guadagnino and DJ Pauly D.

During an interview on SiriusXM's The Jenny McCarthy Show, Vinny and Pauly D gave an update on their friend, saying that they "talk to [Mike] every day" via a "special app" and that he is "doing so good".

The duo further spoke about some of Mike's prison mates, revealing that he is serving time with the disgraced Fyre Festival organiser, Billy McFarland as well as the person who was charged for hacking and leaking nudes of Jennifer Lawrence, and a bunch of other celebrities.

"He is in there with the guy from the Fyre Festival," Vinny revealed before adding: "And he's in there with the guy who leaked Jennifer Lawrence's nudes."

Pauly D then admits: "They play scrabble together."