Bad Girls Club (season 5)
|Bad Girls Club (season 5)|
The original seven "Bad" Girls of season five (from left to right):
Top: Erica, Danielle, Catya, Morgan, Brandi, Lea
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Original release||August 3 – November 23, 2010|
The fifth season of Bad Girls Club is titled Bad Girls Club: Miami and premiered on August 3, 2010, on Oxygen. This season moved filming from Los Angeles, California to Miami, Florida in an area on North Bay Road, between 41st and 64th streets, which filming began in early 2010.
Bad Girls Club: Miami was announced on January 21, 2010, while the fourth season was airing. 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.
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.
Original Bad Girls
|Bad Girl||Age[a]||Hometown||"Bad Girl" nickname|
|Brandi "Venus" Arceneaux||26||Inglewood, California||The Sneaky Stripper|
|Catya "Cat" Washington||24||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||The Elite Player|
|Danielle Rosario||21||Massapequa, New York||The Scrapper|
|Erica Langston||25||Anaheim, California||The Trash Talking Cheerleader|
|Kristen Guinane||23||Boston, Massachusetts||The Pageant Princess|
|Lea Beaulieu||22||Miami, Florida||The South Beach Rebel|
|Morgan Osman||21||Miami, Florida||The Uber Bitch|
- Age at the time of filming
Replacement Bad Girls
In each season of the Bad Girls Club, one or more girls is asked to leave the house either from violence, physical fighting, or leaves on their own accord, which then gives the producers a chance at a new "bad girl" who arrives to the house in a couple days to replace the fellow bad girl who was removed or left.
|Bad Girl||Age||Hometown||"Bad Girl" nickname||Replaced|
|Kayleigh Severn||22||San Diego, California||The Kung Fu Diva||Morgan|
|Ashley Cheatham||21||Houston, Texas||The Southern Belle||Catya|
|Christina "Teeny" Hopkins||22||Staten Island, New York||Agent Orange||Kayleigh|
Duration of cast
- Table key
- = "Bad Girl" is featured on this episode.
- = "Bad Girl" replacement arrives.
- = "Bad" Girl makes an appearance.
- = "Bad Girl" voluntarily leaves the house.
- = "Bad Girl" is removed from the house.
- = "Bad Girl" is kicked out of the house.
- Ashley and Christina replaced Catya and Kayleigh in episode 8.
- Kristen was removed from the house in episode 12 after a physical altercation with Lea.
- Kristen and Morgan made an appearance in the season finale.
- Brandi is kicked out of the house in episode 11 by Kristen and Lea after starting a physical altercation with Lea, causing harm to Christina and Kristen and throwing knives at people.
- Danielle voluntarily left the house in episode 8 after multiple heated altercations with Lea and Kristen.
- Kayleigh replaced Morgan in episode 4.
- Kayleigh voluntarily left the house in episode 7 after multiple arguments with Kristen, Brandi and Lea.
- Catya was removed from the house in episode 6 after stabbing a stripper in Jamaica.
- Morgan was removed from the house in episode 2 after breaking in and destroying the production room after a physical altercation with Brandi, Danielle and Erica.
|Title||Original air date||Viewers
|78||1||"Welcome to Miami Beyotch"||August 3, 2010||1.34|
|Seven brassy, sassy self-proclaimed bad girls arrive in Miami and try to live together under one roof for 3 months. One Bad Girl tries to show self dominance over prime and proper Kristen which shockingly backfires. Morgan's high class diva attitude starts to annoy some of the girl's in the house which makes her prime target for eviction which leads to a heated altercation ending in a cliffhanger.|
|79||2||"Check Your Baggage"||August 10, 2010||1.57|
The episode continues with the explosive fight between Morgan, Brandi, Danielle and Erica continuing and Morgan isn't leaving without a fight. Production steps in and tries calming all the girls down and Morgan breaks into the production room and is ultimately sent packing. Lea's 23rd Birthday Bash leads to a club brawl when locals start attacking the girls. After a heated argument Kristen and Lea talk it out and start developing a friendship.Note: Morgan is removed from the house.
|80||3||"Where's The Money Honey"||August 17, 2010||1.54|
|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.|
|81||4||"Talkin' Smack"||August 24, 2010||1.47|
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.
|82||5||"Beach Blanket Bad Girls"||August 31, 2010||1.96|
|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.|
|83||6||"Jamaican Me Crazy"||September 14, 2010||1.94|
Kristen sets her sights on Kayleigh after drama ensues on an exotic getaway in Negril, Jamaica. After a heated argument, Kristen decides to throw all of Kayleigh's clothes on the beach and break her camera. Kayleigh leaves, but goes back to the house in Miami. An unexpected exit leaves some of the roommates shocked and bewildered.Note: Catya is removed from the house.
|84||7||"Threesome's A Crowd"||September 21, 2010||1.87|
The girls are shocked to find out that Kayleigh is back at the house. 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 left the house.
|85||8||"Departures and Arrivals"||September 28, 2010||1.72|
Kristen and Lea prey on the vulnerability of one roommate, leading to another departure. Meanwhile, unforeseen company arrives which shakes the house.Notes: Ashley & Christina both replace Catya & Kayleigh Danielle voluntarily left the house.
|86||9||"Life's a Bleach"||October 5, 2010||1.77|
|Christina locks horns with mansion power players Lea and Kristen, leading to a messy dispute.|
|87||10||"Who Runs Miami?"||October 19, 2010||1.70|
|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.|
|88||11||"Brandi On The Rocks"||October 26, 2010||1.54|
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.
|89||12||"The Wicked Witch of Key West"||November 2, 2010||1.73|
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 is removed from the house.
|90||13||"Punching Out"||November 9, 2010||1.71|
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.Note: Kristen & Morgan make an appearance.
|91||14||"Reunion: Part 1"||November 16, 2010||2.07|
|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.|
|92||15||"Reunion: Part 2"||November 23, 2010||1.90|
|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.|
|93||16||"BGC: Top 10 OMG's"||November 30, 2010||1.14|
|Bad Girls Alumni's Aimee (Season 1) Tanisha (Season 2) & Florina & Natalie (Season 4) count down the 10 best moments from seasons 1 through 5 of Bad Girls Club.|
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