“Jersey Shore” star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi could have grown up on the East Coast — however her roots really lie some other place. The truth TV star lately opened up about her distinctive childhood and the way she came upon she was adopted in a brand new video weblog publish.
“Most of you could know that I used to be adopted, however I by no means actually speak about it. I’m hoping sharing my story may help another person which may be scuffling with an analogous state of affairs,” Polizzi, 30, posted on her YouTube channel Thursday.
Polizzi defined that she was adopted when she was 6 months outdated from Santiago, Chile, by her loving mother and father Helen and Andrew.
“They stated proper once they noticed me, I used to be like, ‘Mama, Dada,” Polizzi recalled. “It was like meant to be. I may inform … It is referred to as destiny.”
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In contrast to some adopted kids, Polizzi stated she by no means puzzled who her “actual” mother and father had been. In her eyes, Helen and Andrew are and all the time will likely be her solely mother and father.
“I am simply very content material with it,” she added.
After choosing Polizzi up from Chile, her mother and father flew house to Marlboro, New York, about an hour from Albany. The star stated her nationality is Chilean, however she grew up in an Italian family and due to this fact considers herself a bit little bit of each.
“I all the time knew in my coronary heart that I used to be adopted,” Polizzi stated, including that her mother and father by no means sat her down to debate the adoption. “I used to be completely tremendous with it.”
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On the age of 16, nonetheless, Polizzi stated she began to surprise what occurred to her start mother and father and questioned whether or not she had any siblings. However she rapidly dropped the topic when she realized it upset her mother and father.
When Polizzi hit her early 20s, her dad lastly gave her a solution.
“Principally, my start mother and father had different siblings they usually couldn’t afford me. I can’t even think about as a result of I’ve two children, placing up a toddler for adoption, to offer them a greater life,” Polizzi stated. “That’s so wonderful for them, that reveals how a lot they cherished me. But in addition I may by no means do this. I can’t even think about how they felt giving me up however thanks for that.”
Polizzi admitted she would love to satisfy her start household, although she would not have time to seek for them for the time being. No matter who they’re, Polizzi believes she nonetheless would have been the identical particular person — irrespective of who raised her.
“At the back of my head I’m all the time curious to satisfy my start household,” Polizzi added. “I all the time surprise if I by no means was adopted and I stayed with my start mother and father would I nonetheless be a sizzling mess like this? Simply in Spanish, in all probability. I really feel like I used to be all the time meant to be this sizzling mess.”