...and they reportedly were duped into doing so.
According to the NY Post's source, the three beefcake "stars" of The Jersey Shore had no idea the Village Voice planned to use their cover photo shoot for its annual Queer/Pride issue. While 'The Situation' has been a vocal supporter of the GLBT community, the other two guys (who knows their names?), have had brushes in the past with homophobia. The NYP's source claims that "they didn't know" and that they'll be shocked to see that they're shirtless image is being used to promote a story on Jersey Shore guidos on the down-low.
Whatever. Famewhores are happy to be famewhores however you look at the picture (or in this case, the headline).