Andy Cohen welcomed Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi to his SiriusXM radio present on Monday, the place he defined why he’s so towards the concept of her becoming a member of the Actual Housewives of New Jersey.
Following years of backwards and forwards between the Watch What Occurs Reside host, 54, and the Jersey Shore star, 35, Andy admitted that he didn’t intend to spark a feud with Snooki when he declined a suggestion to solid her on his long-running Bravo actuality present.
“Now Snooki and I’ve been in a public battle that I used to be not psyched about as a result of I don’t wish to be in a battle with you, Snooki,” he mentioned on Andy Cohen Reside on January 23, by way of PEOPLE.
“Neither do I. You have been just a bit sarcastic so I needed to come again,” Snooki replied.
Trying again, Andy revealed, “I mentioned, ‘I don’t see it.’ Proper. I used to be like, ‘I don’t see it in any respect. Ever.’ Now right here’s why I mentioned it: I view you as like, one of many faces of MTV and the face of Jersey Shore. And so to me, it’s like placing Mickey Mouse in a Bugs Bunny cartoon. It’s too totally different. You recognize what I imply?”
Based on Snooki, she is “not mad” at Andy in the present day however didn’t just like the tone he used when discussing the matter. The truth is, whereas showing on the All the pieces Iconic podcast in January of final yr, she described him as “so aggressive” and mentioned he wanted to “settle down.”
“I simply didn’t like your little, ‘Nah, I’m good,’” Snooki advised Andy on Monday.
“That’s the place I take it too far,” he agreed.
“We’re effective. I like you,” Snooki confirmed as Andy added that the 2 of them “usually are not in a battle.”
As followers might recall, Andy addressed his “faux struggle” with Snooki on WWHL in June as her pal, Joey Camasta, served as bartender.
“I’m in a faux struggle with Snooki that isn’t an actual factor. I like Snooki, OK?” Andy advised Joey. “I really feel like individuals maintain attempting to poke her and prod her into one thing, after which it will get within the factor that she and I are in some struggle. Will you please inform her I like Snooki?”
“My solely factor is that she is so identifiable with Jersey Shore and MTV. She constructed MTV actuality exhibits. So in my thoughts, I simply thought it’s like placing a Kardashian on, like, one other present that has nothing to do with it,” he additional defined. “It’s like two totally different worlds. That was my solely factor. It was nothing private.”
Snooki additionally took on the subject herself on Instagram, telling followers, “Idk how this began however I’ve not been requested to be a housewife.”