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Romney Pays Schirripa $25 Million To Play Gov Chris Christie

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
Lookalikes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former “Sopranos” star Steve Schirripa

Lookalikes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former “Sopranos” star Steve Schirripa

New York— Ex-“Sopranos” star Steve Schirripa, who famously blasted President Barack Obama in May of 2010 for the comments the president made at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner about the reality television series “Jersey Shore,” has agreed to play the role of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for the Romney campaign.

“Back in 2010, Obama got under my skin when I found out he’d been watching ‘Jersey Shore’ instead of, you know, running the (expletive deleted) country,” said Schirripa. “So when the Romney campaign offered me $25 million to pretend I was Chris Christie and campaign for Romney in Ohio, I jumped at the chance.” (more…)