A leopard doesn't change its spots: Pregnant Snooki dons animal print wedged shoes at book signing
18:04 GMT, 22 July 2012
She may have sworn off of her wild ways for the duration of her pregnancy, but Jersey Shore star Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi clearly still has Jell-o shots, fried pickles and sex toys on the the brain.
Wearing a relatively demure black dress and a pair of leopard print platform heels, the pregnant reality TV star was out promoting her racy new novel Gorilla Beach today.
The story, which details the lives of spunky cousins Giovanna 'Gia' Spumanti and Isabella 'Bella' Rizzoli, is the diminutive Guidette's third book.
Bestselling author: Snooki was out promoting her third book Gorilla Beach
Blingy shoes: The reality star slipped into a pair of wedged leopard print heels
Snooki, who is expecting her first child in September, posed alongside her latest publication, which features a photo of her on the cover atop a surfboard in a lurex monokini, gigantic platform heels, a high pouf and full make-up.
While the story purports to be fiction, the aspiring author has confirmed that Gia and Bella are based on none other than real-life Jersey Shore BFFs, Snooki and JWOWW.
'I use the same characters [as the last book],' Snooki said. 'They are me and Jenni and I like to make up scenarios. And Gorilla Beach takes place in Atlantic City.'
Thinly veiled fiction: The story revolves around Gia and Bella who bear an uncanny likeness to Snooki anf JWoww
The plot revolves around the cousins heading to Seaside Heights for the summer but they wind up
being evicted from their apartment when Gia wrecks the bathroom applying fake tan.
skin was barely darker than a paper grocery bag,' bemoans the narrator.
The pair end up mixed up with mobsters at an Atlantic City casino but Snooki reassured readers: 'It’s just a lot of drama but in the end, of course, they always win.'
For the fans: The heavily pregnant reality star poses with readers
Art continues to imitate life as the pair consume large amounts of alcohol, stock up on saucy lingerie at a sexcessories boutique and have a series of encounters with various 'gorillas'.
Snooki's previous offerings are A Shore Thing and Confessions of a Guidette.
The 24-year-old can currently be seen on the MTV spin-off reality show Snooki & JWoww which focuses on Polizzi and Jennifer Farley living together in a former firehouse in Jersey City, New Jersey.