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Gotham Gossipist: Jersey Shore's Angelina Pivarnick Reportedly Attacked At Staten Island Mall

By Kimberly Rae Miller

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- The cameras may have stopped rolling, but there's still plenty of drama to be had for the former stars of MTVs 'Jersey Shore.'

Former JS cast member and Staten Island girl, Angelina Pivarnick, knows firsthand the wrath of Shore-haters.  Reportedly, she recently got a beat down in a local Staten Island mall by one 20-year-old Kelsey Balzafiore.

According to gossip site TMZ, the two were shopping at gothic attire store, Hot Topic - don't ask me why. Anyway,  Balzafiore allegedly punched Pivarnick and a friend she was with.  The rationale behind the seemingly random attack is unclear, but I'm guessing it has to do with a corset and a studded dog-collar.

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Now Pivarnick is suing the 20-year-old, claiming she was "assaulted, battered and harassed." The court filing goes on to say that Angelina was "bruised, and injured and sustained severe shock to her nervous system" in the attack.

Balzfiore was charged with misdemeanor assault after her violent outburst, but not by Angelina.  Originally the claims of assault came solely from Angie's friend.

The formerly pregnant 'Jersey Shore' star is also suing the store, claiming that Hot Topic does not provide adequate security for their customers.

Who said the economy was bad? All you have to do is wear spandex, act like an idiot on camera, go shopping and get slapped around.  See, there are jobs.

Kimberly Rae Miller is a writer, actress, and host living in New York City (

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