Deena Nicole Cortese, Latest News Update Deena Nicole Cortese: About Angelina Died, Angeloni, Julia Roberts, Shiloh. Latest Update News About Angelina Died, Angeloni, Julia Roberts, Shiloh. MTV announced that New Jersey native Deena Nicole Cortese has joined the cast of "Jersey Shore."? A longtime friend of show favorite Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Cortese is currently shooting with the rest of the crew in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.
She joins the original castmembers, which includes Snooki, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Ronnie Magro, Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola, Paul "DJ Pauly D" Del Vecchio and Vinny Guadagnino. The Cortese news was revealed at the Friday meeting of the Television Critics Association.