Bad Girls Club (season 7)

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Bad Girls Club: New Orleans
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The original seven "Bad" Girls of season seven (left to right):
Tasha, Nastasia, Angelic, Priscilla, Tiara, Judi, and Shelly
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 15
Broadcast
Original channel Oxygen
Original run August 1 – November 14, 2011 (2011-11-14)
Season chronology

The seventh season of Bad Girls Club, titled Bad Girls Club: New Orleans, premiered on August 1, 2011, on Oxygen.[1][2]

Production[edit]

On February 16, 2011, it was reported that the production was using former Hornets basketball coach, Byron Scott's home in Kenner, Louisiana for what was then called, "Bad Girls Boot Camp."[3] Interim Code Enforcement Director Tamithia Shaw said "[she] understands the site will be used for four months, but that pre-production work apparently has been going on for two or three weeks." She said that the cast was not there. The news initially created outrage among the neighbors.[4] This is the second season to take place in a different location from Los Angeles.

In March 2011, three cast members modeled House of Lounge lingerie at New Orleans Fashion Week.[5]

Controversy[edit]

On March 13, 2011, TMZ.com reported that production was banned from at least eight clubs due to the clubs "not wanting to be associated with the show's bad image." The cast were not allowed to attend Pierre Thomas's Mardi Gras party at the The Metropolitan Night Club.[6]

On April 12, 2011, cast member Tasha Malek went to an on-duty cop outside the Bad Girls house to make a formal complaint against fellow cast member, Nastasia Townsend. Malek told the cop that Townsend was placing her personal belongings into a garbage bag while telling her "she needed to leave the house," which escalated into a physical fight as they wrestled to the floor.[7] The two were issued summons by the police for disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct.[8]

House[edit]

On July 6, 2011, the house tour was released for public viewing. The tour hosts were Jeff Eyser, the production designer, and Alexis Karpf the set decorator. Upon entering the house, Eyser announced that the production group had given the house a "darker" and "sexier" direction then the previous season. At the grand foyer, usually a place where the girls interact with each other without communication, are pictures of the "bad girls" this season. They were given a New Orleans twist, such as copper pipe. The phone room was taking a jungle-like and a green house turn. In the main room of the house, the girls are welcomed to an in-door bar, a home computer, and a contemporary living room influenced by Mardi Gras. They also have an in-door hot tub.

Eyser noted that everything in the main room, such as the in-door bar, was custom made. The walls in the main room and much more were decorated with New Orleans artist Sarah Dunn's botanical paintings. The dining room is a small-blue room that has a large painting of New Orleans during the early 20th century and no doors. The kitchen, which features a marble table, includes furniture from Ikea. Unlike previous seasons where all bedrooms were not similar, this season, Eyser and Karpf made it so that every bedroom looked the same. The make-up room features early 20th century furniture. Karpf believed that the make-up room is her favorite and has an "industrial-feel". In the same room, the girls were given Voodoo dolls that resembled themselves. In the champagne room, the girls were given very dark furniture of a mixture of red and black pillows and sofas. In the middle of the room was a stripper pole. The back yard featured a pool table, swimming pool, lounge chairs and a pond.

Cast[edit]

Original Bad Girls[edit]

Tiara, fan favorite

Season seven is the third season, overall, that hasn't had cast members from the same city and state. The last seasons to do so was season three and season four. In every season seven girls enter the mansion in the first episode. During the show a replacement enters the house after an original "bad girl" leaves.

This season was the first to feature a fan favorite contest, which allowed viewers to vote for their favorite "bad girl" every week. Ultimately, Tiara gained the most votes and was named the fan favorite.[9]

Bad Girl Age1 Hometown "Bad Girl" nickname [10]
Angelic "Angie" Castillo 21 Bronx, NY "The Bronx Bombshell"
Judi Jai 21 Chicago, IL "The Voodoo Vixen"
Nastasia "Stasi" Townsend 23 Huntington Beach, CA "The Powerhouse"
Priscilla Mennella 25 Staten Island, NY "The Staten Island Spitfire"
Shelly Hickman 23 St. Louis, MO "The Lady Killer"
Tasha Malek 23 Miami, FL "The Posh Princess"
Tiara Hodge 22 Gary, IN "The Goofy Gangsta"

1 Age at time of filming.

Replacement Bad Girl[edit]

In each season of the Bad Girls Club, one or more girls will be asked to leave the house either from violence, physical fighting, or will leave on their own accord, which then gives the producers a chance to replace her.

Bad Girl Age1 Hometown "Bad Girl" nickname Replaced
Cheyenne Evans 22 Austin, TX "The Texan Vixen" Priscilla

Duration of cast[edit]

Bad Girls Season 7 Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Angelic
Judi
Shelly
Tiara
Nastasia
Cheyenne
Tasha
Priscilla

Notes[edit]

Key:      = "Bad" Girl appears on this episode.
Key:      = "Bad" Girl replacement arrives.
Key:      = "Bad" Girl is removed from the house.
Key:      = "Bad" Girl gets kicked out by another roommate.
  •   1  Priscilla was removed from the house in episode 9 after causing physical harm to Judi during a physical altercation.
  •   2  Cheyenne replaced Priscilla in episode 9.
  •   3  Tasha was removed from the house in episode 12 for starting a physical altercation with Nastasia.
  •   4  Cheyenne was tricked into leaving the house by Tiara in the season finale.
  •   5  Nastasia was removed from the house in the season finale after physically attacking Shelly multiple times.

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "I Got the Voodoo for U" August 1, 2011 (2011-08-01) 1.38[11]
Seven new "bad girls" enter the mansion in New Orleans. Their new friendships are tested, and Judi quickly finds herself the outcast of the house.
2 "Call Me Karma" August 8, 2011 (2011-08-08) 1.25[12]
Shelly, Tasha, and Priscilla return to the house the next morning. Judi apologizes to everyone, only to have her apology rebuffed. Tasha, discovering her bed trashed, confronts Angie. Judi denies any involvement, her being drunk the previous night. This resulted in a heated argument between Judi and Angie. Shelly teams with the rest of the girls to kick Judi out. After reaching her breaking point, Judi makes amends with Nastasia, Angelic, and Tiara.
3 "A Tale of Two Cliques" August 15, 2011 (2011-08-15) 1.30[13]
Judi is left in the middle while the house splits in two cliques. Later, the girls head out to a Mardi Gras celebration. Priscilla and Nastasia get into an argument in the laundry room.
4 "Can I Bayou A Drink?" August 22, 2011 (2011-08-22) 1.28[14]
Nastasia and Shelly argue at dinner, which results in an altercation and a bad girl leaving soaked. After that dinner, Judi's driving habits result in an altercation between her and Tiara. At the end of the episode, after getting tattoos, Tiara and Judi make amends.
5 "Playing for the Other Team" August 29, 2011 (2011-08-29) 1.28[15]
The Bad Girls book a suite for an upcoming Mardi Gras party, while Shelly is uncertain to who her real friends are. She reaches her breaking point after her girlfriend leaves to return to war. Meanwhile, tensions reach a peak between Shelly and Judi to the point where a physical altercation occurs.
6 "Better Off Dread" September 5, 2011 (2011-09-05) 1.28[16]
Tiara and Tasha fight over a boy. Meanwhile, Angie finds herself caught in the middle of the two cliques, which climaxes in a fight when clique refuses to return for the other. The tensions between the two cliques result in a physical fight in the limousine, ending the episode with a cliffhanger.
7 "Cat Scratch Fever" September 12, 2011 (2011-09-12) 1.49[17]
This episode picks up with the fight among Tiara, Nastasia, and Judi in the limo lands Shelly and Angielic in jail for the evening. While they are gone, the other girls go to a hotel to cool off for the night. Angelic and Shelly return home to find their possessions trashed. A physical altercation occurs between Angelic and Tiara. While Angelic and Shelly were in jail, a prank war had started among Judi Priscilla and Tasha. Meanwhile, Angelic, Priscilla, and Tasha model for the House of Lounge lingerie and New Orleans Fashion Week. While out to a strip club Angelic and Tiara engage in another physical altercation, which ends their friendship.
8 "An Eye for An Eye" September 19, 2011 (2011-09-19) 1.64[18]
After arriving to witness their beds destroyed, Shelly and Angie conspire to have Nastasia confess. After their failed attempt with sabotaging Nastasia's bleach, Angie and Shelly decide to ruin Natasia's eye-contacts. Nastasia intimidates her cast-members to find the culprit on whom Nastasia swears revenge. Meanwhile, Judi gradually concocts a way to evict Priscilla. Angie and Tiara mend their fractured friendship. Later the next night, Judi takes a small cooking pot and mixes cold cereal with milk. She then throws the contents on Priscilla's bed while she was asleep. Judi tries to awake Priscilla by tapping on her window. Priscilla awakens and attacks Judi. The episode ends with the two fighting in the hallway outside of Priscilla and Tasha's bedroom.
9 "Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Cold" September 26, 2011 (2011-09-26) 1.75[19]
The fight between Priscilla and Judi continues in the makeup room. Tasha attempts to jump in, but she is stopped by Nastasia and Tiara. Priscilla is evicted because of the fight, leaving Judi's face covered in blood. The other Bad Girls reflect on the shocking events that got Priscilla sent home. A new bad girl then enters the house to replace Priscilla. Meanwhile, the pranks continue, and several altercations occur. Nastasia throws a drink on Tasha and throws trash all over her room. Shelly gets into a physical fight with Judi and Nastasia, and then after Judi calls Angie fake they get into a fight.
Notes:     Priscilla is removed from the show.      Cheyenne replaces Priscilla.
10 "Tirades, Truces and Tiaras" October 3, 2011 (2011-10-03) 1.81[20]
Tiara celebrates her birthday weekend. The girls temporarily put their drama on hold. Cheyenne alienates herself after making a racial comment about clubs. Cheyenne and Nastasia gets into an argument. Nastasia then gets angry with Judi after Judi fails to carry the cake from Tiara's birthday party. Nastasia and Shelly go out to brunch and call a truce to discuss plans to get rid of Tasha and Judi.
11 "Keeping It 100" October 17, 2011 (2011-10-17) 1.77[21]
Nastasia and Shelly start to get along more, and Judi seeks to get her voodoo doll fixed. The Bad Girls travel to the New Orleans Voodoo Museum, which creeps them out. When the girls arrive home, they find out that they will be going to Barbados. The girls want to forget the drama and have a good time. However, Judi starts drinking and making a scene in public and Tasha's constant complaining annoy the other girls. Nastasia tries to send Tasha and Judi home, which results in a physical altercation between Tasha and Nastasia.
12 "Can't Teach Old Dogs New Tricks" October 24, 2011 (2011-10-24) 1.62[22]
The episode starts with the fight between Nastasia and Tasha. Tasha calls the cops, but since she hit Nastasia first, she is evicted. Nastasia and Judi make up and Tiara tells Nastasia that Angelic told her that it was Shelly who messed with her contacts. Nastasia makes a plan to attack Shelly on the last day. Judi, Shelly, Angelic, and Cheyenne raise money for an animal charity. Judi and Cheyenne get in a argument. The girls are all sick of Cheyenne's dirty ways, being rude, and leaving a mess everywhere, so Nastasia, Judi, and Tiara decide to throw her bed into the pool. Tiara wants Cheyenne to leave.
Note:     Tasha is removed from the show.
13 "Parting Shots" October 31, 2011 (2011-10-31) 1.52[23]
The episode picks up with Tiara, Judi and Nastasia throwing Cheyenne's mattress in the pool. Cheyenne then confronts them. Later that night, Tiara doesn't want Cheyenne to go to dinner with the girls. The next day, Tiara tricks Cheyenne into leaving by putting her luggage in her room, calling the limousine to pick her up and telling her she needs to go. Cheyenne believes Tiara and leaves. The remaining 5 girls head to the club later that night. Once they get home Nastasia confronts Angie and Shelly about the contacts. Nastasia then physically attacks Shelly. Nastasia then gets evicted. Angie, Tiara, Shelly, and Judi say their good byes and leave.
Notes:     Nastasia is removed from the show.      Cheyenne is kicked out of the house by Tiara.
14 "Reunion — Part 1" November 7, 2011 (2011-11-07) 1.89[24]
Perez Hilton hosts the first part of a two-part reunion where the Bad Girls look back on their experience in the house but not without some drama. Nastasia and Shelly gets into a physical altercation.
15 "Reunion — Part 2" November 14, 2011 (2011-11-14) 1.48[25]
Things get heated as the girls wrap up their season in the second part of the reunion. Priscilla and Angie get into a heated argument, which leads to a physical altercation.

References[edit]

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