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Kiss-FM Interview Gets Coverage on TMZ

UTICA-ROME — For the second time in a week, Gary “Big Poppa” Spears is getting national exposure for “breaking” celebrity news.  On Friday morning, he spoke with Johnny “The Unit” Manfre, a close friend of Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from the popular MTV series Jersey Shore.  The pair’s interview about the reported pregnancy of Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi was quickly picked up by the popular celebrity news website TMZ.

Fueled by widespread rumors that Sorrentino’s co-star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is pregnant, Spears asked Manfre if there’s any chance Sorrentino could be the father.  Although the eventual outcome of these rumors will have zero impact on Mr. & Mrs. Average Joe in Anywhere, USA, it’s a big enough deal to fans of Jersey Shore, for TMZ to post a story and a 2-minute clip from the interview which originally aired on Kiss-FM (WSKS/WSKU).

Earlier in the week, Spears was mentioning the fact that February 29 is rapper Ja Rule’s birthday.  The rapper, serving time in a nearby prison, heard the mention and called Spears live on-air to discuss his music as well as his time behind bars.  That interview caught the attention of famous celebrity news blogger Perez Hilton.

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