“She is pregnant and has only told her closest friends and some family,” an insider said.
Never one to keep her mouth shut, the 24-year-old can’t resist hinting publicly at her baby joy, explained the source: “She’s been telling people that she has a big announcement coming.”
Snooki will soon be starring in a Jersey Shore spin off with her MTV co-star Jenni “J-Woww” Farley and her new arrival will be part of the plot. “They are having to redo the creative direction of her spin-off because of her pregnancy.”
Despite her recent high profile slim down, the reality star has been dropping clues on social networking sites that she may be in the family way.
“I feel sick,” she admitted in a January 25 post on her Facebook page, then later tweeted: “Late night craving...yogurt hits the fricken spot!”
Now, the only question is -- will she admit it?
For the full story, pick up the new issue of Star -- on newsstands on Thursday.