'Jersey Shore' Star Snooki Is Pregnant and Engaged

March 7, 2012 Updated Mar 7, 2012 at 1:02 PM EDT

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'Jersey Shore' Star Snooki Is Pregnant and Engaged

March 7, 2012 Updated Mar 7, 2012 at 1:02 PM EDT

Snooki is pregnant.

The diminutive star of MTV's hit show "Jersey Shore" broke the news to Us Weekly on Wednesday.

And Snooki -- whose real name is Nicole Polizzi -- also announced she is engaged to the father -- Jionni LaValle, according to the Us Weekly report.

Read the Us Weekly story HERE.