Do YOU have a childhood nickname that stuck with you?
Have you ever wondered how Nicole Polizzi, 21, became “Snooki”? You might not believe it, but it actually came from Julia Stiles‘ 2001 movie Save the Last Dance! “I think it was like eighth grade, and I was the first girl in my girlfriends to make out with a guy,” she confesses to Rachael Ray on the Jan. 21 episode of her talk show. “So you know Save the Last Dance Snooki the cootchie crook? It was the D.J. Anyway, my girls started calling me Snooki, so it just stuck ever since. I was in eighth grade!” But that’s not the only highlight from the Jersey Shore cast’s visit to the show: Ronnie Magro, 23, and Sammi Giancola, 22, talk about their relationship status, and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, 27, gives Rachael her own Jersey Shore nickname! Read more