"Snooki" Gets Booed Lustfully by New York Mets Faithful: Fan's Reaction

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GTL stood for "gym, tan, laundry" instead of "grossly tormented lefty" for at least a few minutes on July 23 at Citi Field, as Nicole Polizzi, better known as "Snooki" from MTV's "Jersey Shore" reality series, watched the New York Mets play the Washington Nationals.

Unfortunately, the lefties would ultimately get rocked, with Tim Byrdak giving up a single to Nats slugger Roger Bernadina that led to an 8-2 win by Washington, dropping the Mets' record in July to 4-13.

Snooki Gets Booed

While the Mets lost 10 of their last 11, the crowd turned the negative vibes towards the "Jersey Shore" star instead of the team. The boos Snooki received would make even Jason Bay feel sorry for her. Mets fans booed her lustfully, relieving a little bit of the stresses of the team performing so badly over the past two weeks.

Snooki handled the boo-birds with class, as she tweeted from her official Twitter handle @snooki "Lol I love it "@spielster: Love that a whole stadium just booed @snooki. @Citifield."

"Glad I made your night," she replied to one Twitter poster, who tweeted: "We need better and decent celebrity fans! Had a great time booing @snooki at the game tonight."

Snooki Shows Class

Personally, I thought Snooki's appearance at Citi Field was awesome.

Despite being pregnant with her first child, she was full of energy, extremely funny, entertaining and approachable towards the crowd on hand.

She even did a little play-by-play in the Mets broadcast booth, showcasing some serious skills on the mic that she clearly learned over the years from appearing on "Jersey Shore."

Snooki and her fiance, Jionni LaValle, had a chance to pose for photos and schmooze a bit with Mets third baseman David Wright in the dugout prior to the game.

It wasn't Wright's first run-in with a "Jersey Shore" star, as he starred in an ad campaign for Vitamin Water in 2010, alongside Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino.

Snooki's fiance said he was a New York Yankees fan, but the 24-year-old "Jersey Shore" star pledged her allegiance to the Mets.

David Wright Is A "Jersey Shore" Fan

When asked who her favorite Mets player is, Snooki said "David Wright, but I used to be obsessed when Bobby Valentine was here. David Wright was very sweet. He actually worked with Mike "The Situation" before, so he's a fan of the show, which is cool."

In an MLB.com interview, Snooki was asked if she had one favorite Mets memory that stands out to her. It seems a little fishy that she wasn't able to name a single great Mets moment if she is a true Mets fan like she says, but she handled the question like a champ and snuck her way out of it without completely dropping the ball.

"I don't know, probably just watching games with my grandfather because he made me a big Mets fan growing up," she said of her favorite Mets moment.

She didn't name Mike Piazza's epic "9/11" homer on Sept. 21, 2001, or Johan Santana's recent no-hitter, but I'll give Snooki a pass for giving it a try and pledging her fandom to the Mets.

Snooki joins the growing list of celebs who have pledged their allegiance to the Mets, as Jerry Seinfeld, Billy Joel, Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Nas and Robin Williams, are just some of the many A-listers who cheer for the blue-and-orange.

Eric Holden is a lifelong New York Mets fan. Follow him on Twitter @ericholden.

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