Marc Sorrentino is the brother of Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino. The two have been indicted on tax crimes involving $8.9 million in income.
“The Situation” rose to fame in 2010 thanks to his starring role on MTV reality TV smash hit, Jersey Shore.
Here’s what you need to know his brother’s role this unfortunate, er, situation:
1. He Works as His Brother’s Business Manager
Inbox: MICHAEL “THE SITUATION” AND MARC SORRENTINO INDICTED FOR TAX CRIMES INVOLVING $8.9 MILLION INCOME pic.twitter.com/cyAQIpVrlC
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) September 24, 2014
Sorrentino works as his brother’s business manager. According to the federal indictment, the two “conspired to fail to pay all federal income tax owed on approximately $8.9 million earned by Mike Sorrentino between 2010 and 2012.” The two are accused of submitting false documents and not filing a return in 2011 for Mike Sorrentino. According to NJ.com, both brothers will appears in federal court in Newark on September 24. The brothers are expected to surrender to U.S. Marshals before that.
Marc Sorrentino is facing three counts of filing false returns, while “The Situation” faces two.
2. His Social Media Is Filled With Pics of His DJing Exploits
— Eddie Kaczmarek (@TheFastEddie83) September 19, 2014
3. His Nickname Is ‘The Man’
Like his brother, Marc Sorrentino is native of Staten Island, according to his Facebook page. Like his brother, he has a nickname, going by Marc “The Man” Sorrentino.
4. His Last Tweet Showed His Religious Side
His last activity on Twitter came on September 21 when he tweeted:
Is there any limit to His power? The answer is no. #ThankYouGod
— Marc Sorrentino (@marcsorrentino) September 22, 2014
As news of the indictment broke, “The Situation” posted this to Instagram:
5. He Stars in a New Reality Show With His Brother
Sorrentino, along with his brother, star in a reality show about their family, creatively called The Sorrentinos. The show debuted in 2014. You can watch the entire first episode of the show above. The show airs on the TV Guide Network.