As Hurricane Irene threatens to destroy the East Coast, an insider tells Us Weekly that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Vinny Guadagnino, Deena Nicole Cortese and Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola boarded a private jet Saturday morning in Teterboro, New Jersey.
"MTV wanted to make sure they got in town for the VMAs," the insider says of the L.A.-bound cast.
Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio will be coming in from Oklahoma City, while Jenni "JWoww" Farley is currently in Las Vegas. Ronnie Ortiz-Magro will be flying to California from Rhode Island.
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