Snooki: I'm Tired of My Nickname

Entertainment Jan. 12, 2011 AT 12:06PM
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So long, Snooks!

First she shed the poof, and now Snooki is looking to ditch another aspect of her Jersey Shore persona: her famous nickname.

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"I miss my real name," the New York-native, who is credited as Nicole Snooki Polizzi on her novel, A Shore Thing, told the AP. "I miss people calling me Nicole."

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One thing the reality star, 23, isn't looking to ditch? Her beau of several months, Jionni LaValle.

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"He doesn't care about my fame," she recently told "And he treats me with respect, and that's all that I ask from him."

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