Snooki has delivered -- and not just ratings!
MTV's beach-bunny reality star, Snooki of Jersey Shore, gave birth to her first child, a boy, in New Jersey just before 3 a.m. today. Reports that she had gone into labor emerged late Saturday.
MTV reported on its website that Nicole Polizzi's baby was born at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J. Lorenzo Dominic LaValle weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. Snooki's fiance, Jionni LaValle, was with her.
"The world just got another Guido!!!" a rep for Snooki said in an e-mail statement.
"Looks like the Seaside Heights house just got its latest roomie," MTV said. "We look forward to Lorenzo's first trip to the Jersey Shore and can't wait to see his first animal print onesie."
Snooki, 24, and LaValle announced their engagement and their baby at the same time in March. The pregnancy has been documented on her spinoff show, Snooki and Jwoww, and will also be featured on JS when its new season begins in October.
Urged by MTV to leave comments, fans reacted mostly with congrats and good wishes.