One of the original stars of the MTV hit Jersey Shore from 2009 to 2012 takes a little time for his new series to seek help in mental health.
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, one of the main members of the Shore House from the original series and now part of the set for the 2018 sequel, Jersey Shore Family Vacations, said today he will be taking a hiatus from the reality show. Ortiz-Magro, 35, said he would seek medical treatment for “mental health issues” he has long “ignored”.
The announcement came as he avoided being charged in a domestic violence case dating back to the end of April. Ortiz-Magro was arrested in Northridge, California, after assaulting a partner while his daughter was in his care (the child’s mother was not involved in the incident). He was released from a prison in Van Nuys, Calif., On $ 100,000 bond.
Today he took time off to sort out his problems.
“After speaking to the MTV team, we mutually agreed that I will step away from the show while I seek medical treatment for mental health issues that I have ignored for too long.” , Ortiz-Magro said in a statement posted on its site. Instagram Stories.
“My number one goal now is to face my difficulties,” he said, adding that “this process will be difficult.” But “my # 1 priority is to be healthy and to be the best man and the best father possible for my daughter.”