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Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage Before Season 4 of ‘Jersey Shore’

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation may air a ton of drama, but there are also a great deal of heart-to-hearts. During the Tuesday, April 12, episode, Jenni “JWoww” Farley and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino discussed season 4 of Jersey Shore that filmed in Italy, which included a ton of tension from all the cast mates. No one had known that Farley was going through a traumatic time.

Jenni 'JWoww' Farley and Roger Mathews attend MTV's "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" New York premiere party at the Dream Downtown on April 4, 2018 in New York City.
Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley and Roger Mathews attend MTV’s “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” New York premiere party at the Dream Downtown on April 4, 2018 in New York City. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

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“Three to four weeks before Italy, my grandmother passed and me and Roger [Mathews] actually lost a baby … not a lot of people know,” the reality star, 32, said. “They put me on medication because of it because I couldn’t handle life. The medication – it was like Xanax, it would take me down. The downers would make me so groggy, then I would start taking uppers. I segued right into Italy. I was a f—king mess.”

Season 4 debuted in August 2011. Farley and husband Mathews welcomed their first child, a daughter named Meilani Alexandra, in 2014. In 2016, they welcomed a son, Greyson Valor.

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When Farley found out she was pregnant with her first child, she revealed in a blog that she briefly thought she had miscarried. After taking multiple tests that showed faint lines, she had a scare. “I went to the bathroom, I saw blood and panicked. So many thoughts were running through my head. I felt a loss like no other when I thought that I was no longer pregnant,” she wrote at the time. “I whispered it to Roger and for that whole ride we just stared straight ahead and didn’t say a word. I went to bed that night in Nashville praying it was just a thing that happens.”

It turned out to be “just a thing” that happened, as she was indeed pregnant.

Related: 'Jersey Shore' Cast Films 'Family Vacation' in Miami: Photos

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation airs on MTV Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET.

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