Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is standing by her man. After Us Weekly discovered that an email address belonging to her husband, Jionni LaValle, matched one that was used for an account on the infidelity website Ashley Madison, the Jersey Shore alum took to Instagram to defend her spouse of nine months.
"This morning when I got a call from my publicist that a story was going to be printed on my husband 'allegedly' signing up on Ashley Madison, I laughed — and said lets not even comment and give the story any juice, because it couldn't be any further from the truth," she captioned a photo from their December 2014 wedding. "But now seeing how it's the 'news of the day' and everyone is wondering what I think about it — here it is."
"Jionni is the the [sic] most humble, respectful, and most loyal souls I know. I mean hello, that's why I married him," she continued of LaValle, with whom she shares kids Lorenzo, 2, and Giovanna, nearly 11 months.
"He's a stand up guy who loves his family more than anything in this world," she wrote. "The fact that the tabloids can deliberately make stories up and print things like 'Jionni LaValle ALLEGEDLY and MAY HAVE signed up on Ashley Madison' is absurd. I can see if there is proof in the story to make it legitimate, but to accuse my husband of something he had no idea about… HOW IS THAT LEGAL?"
She went on to flat-out deny that her husband had used the site. "I really didn't even want to acknowledge this absurd story, but when my family is being bashed for no reason — mama bear is gonna say what's up," she wrote. "So no, my husband didn't sign up on that website to cheat on me. Honestly, if he wanted to cheat — he would go out and do it. Not sign up on a website and pay for it."
"Jionni is a good guy and doesn't need his name being tarnished. Nor does our family," she concluded. "We did nothing wrong to deserve this. So with all of this said, I love you babe. And even though I'm a pain in your ass, I know you would never cheat on me. Especially on a lame ass website. @jlavalle5 #myfamilyrocks"
It seems someone else must have used LaValle's email address to sign up for an Ashley Madison account then…