Snooki and Nico Tortorella to host MTV’s American version of ‘Just Tattoo Of Us’

Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Younger’s Nico Tortorella have been tapped to host the US version of 'Just Tattoo of Us', based on the hit MTV international format.

Snooki and Nico Tortorella to host MTV’s American version of ‘Just Tattoo Of Us’

'Jersey Shore stars Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and 'Younger' trouper Nico Tortorella are set to host MTV's upcoming adaptation of the UK reality series 'Just Tattoo of Us.'

Produced by Big Fish Entertainment, 'Just Tattoo of Us' is a series that puts relationships through the ring of trust by asking people to trust their family members, friend, and significant others to design tattoos for each other that aren’t revealed until after the artist has permanently inked them onto their skin.

Television personalities Vinny Guadagnino, Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio, Deena Cortese, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Jenni 'JWoww' Farley and Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino attend MTV's 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' New York premiere party at PHD at the Dream Downtown on April 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for MTV)
Television personalities Vinny Guadagnino, Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio, Deena Cortese, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Jenni 'JWoww' Farley and Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino attend MTV's 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' New York premiere party at PHD at the Dream Downtown on April 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for MTV)

Polizzi and Tortorella with the help of some of the most creative and talented tattoo artists in the industry will follow the blindfolded duos as they learn the stories behind the tattoo designs that are now on their bodies. MTV announced the greenlight for the US version in April. Besides the participant’s first reactions to their new tattoo, the show will delve into the personal significance underlying each design.

'Just Tattoo of Us' first aired in the UK and on international networks in 2016 and is currently in its third season. Charlotte Crosby has hosted every season and 'Celebrity Big Brother' star Stephen Bear and 'Geordie Shore' alumni Scotty T were seen as co-hosts. The show is one of MTV’s top-rated international shows.

MTV’s expansion of 'Just Tattoo of Us' follows its recent adaptation of another MTV international hit, 'Ex on the Beach,' the show that challenges contestants to live with former romantic partners. 



Snooki has been with MTV since its hit 'Jersey Shore' premiered in 2009 and currently stars on revival series 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation.' The revival’s April 5 premiere was the highest rated series premiere in MTV history, reaching nearly 10 million total unique viewers. Its second season premieres August 23. She is also is a bestselling author, fashion designer, and recently launched her podcast 'It’s Happening With Snooki & Joey.' 

Tortorella stars as Josh on TV Land’s 'Younger'. His other notable credits include the starring role of Lyle Menendez in Lifetime’s movie 'Menendez: Blood Brothers' and Fox’s 'The Following', and feature 'Scream 4'.