03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Jersey Shore' Star 'The Situation' Was A Stripper

Before "The Situation" took his shirt off on "Jersey Shore" -- dude used to take his pants off for anyone willing to shove a dollar in his banana hammock

TMZ has learned The Situation -- aka Mike Sorrentino -- was a member of the "All American Male" exotic dancer crew back before his reality show days.

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