Bad Girls Club (season 5)

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Bad Girls Club: Miami
BGC5MiamiCast.jpg
The original seven "Bad" Girls of season five (from left to right):
Top: Erica, Danielle, Catya, Morgan, Brandi, Lea
Bottom: Kristen
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 16
Broadcast
Original channel Oxygen
Original run August 3 – November 23, 2010 (2010-11-23)
Season chronology

The fifth season of Bad Girls Club is titled Bad Girls Club: Miami and premiered on August 3, 2010, on Oxygen.[1] This season moved filming from Los Angeles, California to Miami, Florida[2] in an area on North Bay Road, between 41st and 64th streets.[3]

Production

Bad Girls Club: Miami was announced on January 21, 2010, while the fourth season was airing.[4][5] Casting was also announced at the same time with potential applicants submitting video tape submissions plus casting calls taking place in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Buffalo, Oakland, Chicago, and Pittsburgh.

House

A southern portion of the South Beach skyline as seen from a boat on Biscayne Bay which the women from season 5 were during their three-month stay in the Bad Girls Club

As in previous seasons of the Bad Girls Club, the women live in a mansion that Oxygen provides for them for approximately three months while being filmed by producers who follow their every move. These women must try to navigate around each other's different personalities and lives. Mansions and styles always change with every new season. The mansion used for season 5 was a two-story building with its own entrance, security fence, and parkway, and it was on the Biscayne Bay. Inside the mansion's double doors, there is a small hallway in tropical colors, with red-painted walls, a green carpet, and small potted trees. At the end of the hallway there is a pet terrarium tank with a Corn snake, given the name "Oliver" by the girls. Throughout the house, its decorating themes are bright summer colors, tropical colors, and Miami style. Since season 4, the producers have given the girls a chance to express themselves with given items, however, season 5 girls were given replica mannequins of themselves and a wipe board and marker. In the middle of the house, a large Hollywood-themed award adjacent to the stairs holds a ball that says "The World Is Hers". Unique furniture, such as the provided pool table, have Barbie-like dolls on it. The house pool features a small jacuzzi at its end similar to the one in season 4. The small pool beds feature girlie color, such as hot pink, finishes. On the second floor, the girls were given an ocean view beyond the pool outside. Their bedroom walls are either painted red or light green, and they were also given an exercise machine on the balcony, which also became a smoking area for most of the girls. The modern-day kitchen tabletops were made of marble.

In every season of the Bad Girls Club, seven young women enter the mansion on the season premiere. During the show "replacements" enter the house after a girl departs for whatever reason.

Name Age Location "Bad Girl" nickname [6]
Brandi "Venus" Arceneaux 26 Inglewood, CA "The Sneaky Stripper"
Catya "Cat" Washington 24 Philadelphia, PA "The Elite Player"
Danielle Rosario 21 Massapequa, NY "The Scrapper"
Erica Langston 25 Anaheim, CA "The Trash Talking Cheerleader"
Kristen Guinane 23 Boston, MA "The Pageant Princess"
Lea Beaulieu 22 South Beach, FL "The South Beach Rebel"
Morgan Osman 21 Miami, FL "The Uber Bitch"

Replacement Bad Girls

In every season of the Bad Girls Club, one or more girls are asked to leave the house either because of their involvement in violent behavior, physical fighting, or out of personal choice. This then gives the producers a chance to introduce a replacement, who arrives to the house within a few days.

Name Age Location "Bad Girl" nickname Replaced
Kayleigh Severn 22 San Diego, CA "The Kung Fu Diva" Morgan
Ashley Cheatham 21 Houston, TX "The Southern Belle" Catya
Christina "Teeny" Hopkins 22 Staten Island, NY "Agent Orange" Kayleigh

Duration of cast

Bad Girls Season 5 Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Erica
Lea
Ashley
Christina
Kristen
Brandi
Danielle
Kayleigh
Catya
Morgan

Notes

Key:      = "Bad Girl" appears on this episode.
Key:      = "Bad Girl" replacement arrives.
Key:      = "Bad Girl" leaves the house.
Key:      = "Bad" Girl gets kicked out by another roommate.
Key:      = "Bad Girl" is removed from the house.
  •   1  Morgan was removed from the house in episode 2 for breaking into the production room after a physical altercation with Brandi, Danielle and Erica.[7]
  •   2  Kayleigh replaced Morgan in episode 4.[8]
  •   3  Catya voluntarily left the house in episode 6 after she felt that she was too classy to remain in the house anymore.[9]
  •   4  Kayleigh voluntarily left the house in episode 7 after being victimized by Kristen, Lea and Brandi.[10]
  •   5  Danielle voluntarily left the house in episode 8 due to stress and Kristen and Lea's antics.[11]
  •   6  Ashley and Christina replaced Catya and Kayleigh respectively in episode 8.[11]
  •   7  Brandi is kicked out of the house by Kristen and Lea in episode 11 after a physical altercation with Lea and causing harm to Kristen and Christina.[12]
  •   8  Kristen was removed from the house in episode 12 after a physical altercation with Lea.[13]
  •   9  Christina was removed from the house in the season finale following a physical altercation with Ashley, Erica and Lea.[14]
  •   10  Morgan and Kristen made an appearance in the season finale.[14]

Episodes

No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "Welcome to Miami Beyotch" August 3, 2010 (2010-08-03) 1.34[15]
Seven brassy, sassy self-proclaimed bad girls arrive in Miami and try to live together under one roof. Morgan's bad attitude causes a rift in the pack, leading to a huge brawl that shakes the house.
2 "Check Your Baggage" August 10, 2010 (2010-08-10) 1.57[16]
Lea's birthday celebrations take a sour turn when she and her roommates are at the center of a huge fight.
Note:      Morgan is removed from the house.
3 "Where's The Money Honey" August 17, 2010 (2010-08-17) 1.54[17]
Erica separates herself from the group when the girls visit a tattoo parlour, leaving the rest of her roommates to wonder why she joined the club. Meanwhile, an unforgiving Catya gets revenge on Erica's fling Jeff after his bad attitude leaves her feeling wronged.
4 "Talkin' Smack" August 24, 2010 (2010-08-24) 1.47[18]
Erica goes against the house when they hatch a plan to haze new girl Kayleigh. Danielle discloses information about a past heroin addiction, and is pushed to the limit when Brandi uses it against her.
Note:      Kayleigh replaces Morgan.
5 "Beach Blanket Bad Girls" August 31, 2010 (2010-08-31) N/A
A friendship splinters due to Brandi's unreturned crush on Lea. Meanwhile, an argument at the beach results in nasty ripple effects, with Kayleigh's loyalty emerging as an issue.
6 "Jamaican Me Crazy" September 14, 2010 (2010-09-14) N/A
Kristen sets her sights on Kayleigh after drama ensues on an exotic getaway in Negril, Jamaica. An unexpected exit leaves some of the roommates shocked and bewildered.
Note:      Catya voluntarily leaves the house.
7 "Threesome's A Crowd" September 21, 2010 (2010-09-21) 1.87[19]
Kayleigh hangs on tight as she fears her time in the house may be running out. Lea finds herself at the center of a sticky situation after her newfound alliance with one "bad girl" leads to problems with another.
Note:      Kayleigh voluntarily leaves the house.
8 "Departures and Arrivals" September 28, 2010 (2010-09-28) 1.72[20]
Kristen and Lea prey on the vulnerability of one roommate, leading to another departure. Meanwhile, unforeseen company arrives which shakes the house.
Notes:      Danielle voluntarily leaves the house.      Ashley and Christina becomes the replacement girls for Catya and Kayleigh.
9 "Life's a Bleach" October 5, 2010 (2010-10-05) 1.77[21]
Christina locks horns with mansion power players Lea and Kristen, leading to a messy dispute.
10 "Who Runs Miami?" October 19, 2010 (2010-10-19) 1.70[22]
An alienated Christina takes a hiatus from house drama and finds solace in season 4 bad girl, Natalie Nunn. Brandi's failed attempt at being forgiven by Lea results in a meltdown which drives a further wedge in their relationship.
11 "Brandi On The Rocks" October 26, 2010 (2010-10-26) 1.54[23]
When her wallet goes missing, a stormy Brandi runs amok and cuts a swath of destruction in her wake. Elsewhere, Kristen's resentment is at a high boil, courtesy of Lea.
Note:      Brandi is kicked out of the house.
12 "The Wicked Witch of Key West" November 2, 2010 (2010-11-02) 1.73[24]
Brandi's parting words manifest into strong feelings of distrust between top dogs Lea and Kristen. A vacation to Key West has disastrous consequences, putting an end to Kristen's reign and cutting her journey short.
Note:      Kristen was removed from the house.
13 "Punching Out" November 9, 2010 (2010-11-09) 1.71[25]
Ashley steps up to the plate as the house tires of Christina once and for all, leading to a fight which ends the season on a cliffhanger. Amist the chaos, two erstwhile roomies make an uninvited return, leaving a parting gift that will go down in history.
Notes:      Christina is removed from the house.      Kristen and Morgan return in this episode.
14 "Reunion — Part 1" November 16, 2010 (2010-11-16) 2.07[26]
The season 5 "bad girls" reunite for one last time to discuss their actions. Tensions reach a fever pitch between Christina and Ashley, and Kristen also comes under fire by several of the girls.
15 "Reunion — Part 2" November 23, 2010 (2010-11-23) 1.90[27]
The conclusion of a reunion edition features the Miami roomies recalling the peaks and troughs of a whirlwind journey. Kristen is backed into a corner when Erica, Lea and Kayleigh join forces.
16 "BGC: Top 10 OMG's" November 30, 2010 (2010-11-30) 1.14[28]
Various Bad Girls Alumni count down the 10 best moments from seasons 1 through 5 of Bad Girls Club.

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