Bad Girls Club (season 6)
|Bad Girls Club (season 6)|
The original seven "Bad" Girls of season six (left to right):
Nicole, Sydney, Kori, Charmaine, Jessica, Jade, and Lauren
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||15|
|Original release||January 10 – May 9, 2011|
The sixth season of Bad Girls Club is titled Bad Girls Club: Hollywood and premiered on January 10, 2011, on Oxygen. Season 6 was nominated for "Favorite Reality-Show Guilty Pleasure" for the second annual IVillageawards.
Unlike previous seasons where a half-a-year break in production occurred between seasons, the sixth installment was shot several months after Bad Girls Club: Miami was completed. Casting for the sixth season was done simultaneously after production of Bad Girls Club: Miami was completed. Season six debuted with 1.71 million viewers, up from 25% from last season which earned 1.34 million viewers. One-on-one interviews, with Bunim/Murray Productions, were an option from eligible applicants, who needed to include their email, full name, phone number, and a brief biography telling the casting productions what makes them a "bad girl". Applicants were also told to include two recent photos of themselves before submissions, or otherwise the application wouldn't be accepted. The minimum age to apply was 21. Bunim/Murray Productions were also recruiting on Facebook and MySpace, along with a five-minute casting tape to Bunim-Murray Productions. Production of season six began in October 2010 in Sherman Oaks, California. The tour of season six's mansion was released for public viewing on December 15, 2010, while Oxygen changed their website's homepage for the upcoming season of the Bad Girls Club. The tour of the house was hosted by Steve Leonhardt, the Bad Girls Club production designer, and several days prior to the arrival of the cast of season six, in September 2010.
During production of season six, residents from Sherman Oaks complained that noise levels and swearing was extremely unbearable and inappropriate for them and their children to listen to during the night. Residents from Ocean Beach called local enforcements four-five times to defused the corruptions, the girls were showcasing, in the middle of the night. A local Ocean Beach resident complained that she has a six-year-old son and didn't want him to listen to the swearing, she went as far as creating a petition drive to ban all production companies in the Ocean Beach hills. Location managers and production crew declined to discuss the neighbors complaints. The Bad Girls Club permit announced that the entire production was to abide the "minimum outdoor activity noise" rule, whereas, neighbors state otherwise that the show did not keep noise levels at a low range.
The tour of season six's mansion was released for public viewing on December 15, 2010, while Oxygen changed their website's homepage for the upcoming season of the Bad Girls Club. The tour of the house was hosted by Steve Leonhardt, the Bad Girls Club production designer, and several days prior to the arrival of the cast of season six, in September 2010. Located in Sherman Oaks, California, season 6's mansion was nearly six miles away from city streets whereas the mansion was nearly three and a half miles away from Pier 39. The girls are welcomed with a medium bachelor pad-styled house with centric add-ons in front of the doorway, signifying a Hollywood mansion. The two-divided country western doors have only one small star-shaped see-through window that are located adjacent to the door knob. The girls are then welcomed with eco-friendly potted plants and dark purple walls that are populated with comments and ratings from major media coverage. Down across the same hallway is a hang-out room that has a circular hot pink couch, which the girls can encounter. Facing towards the hang out room the girls can spot a replica of the Hollywood sign reading "Bad Girls Club". Also located near the hang out room is a bigger size living room which features more bright colors and modern matching furniture that faces bright stars at a dark-colored wall. Above the staircase, the girls can spot a stripperposing adjacent to the Bad Girls Club logo. Scattered across the wall, near the staircase, are pictures of the ladies from Bad Girls Club: Miami, which was the previous season. The production designer decided to upgrade the mansion from previous house styles and gave the girls the Hollywood scene look, stating that the girls of Bad Girls Club are celebrities.
The Bad Girls Club creed became the pigment on one of the main walls in the foyer nearly twenty-four feet tall, which was done for the first time. In previous seasons, the creed was only framed above the fireplace. Leonhardt believed that the creed broke the Guinness Book of World Records for the tallest creed in history. The pool in use was decorated as an indoor pond by placing waterfalls and potted plants around the pool and Jacuzzi, similar to Bad Girls Club season 4's pool. The balcony used was smaller compared from season's four and five, which had used a cabana. Season 6 used a hothouse and applied relaxation beds. Inside the house, producers used neon lights to flash "Bitch" in a star and placing, at the end, "fake" and "real". In seasons past, the Bad Girls had pictures of themselves which they could interact with, which was first introduced in season 3. Season 6 used picture monitors for the girls to express themselves. The girls were also given an indoor Jacuzzi in the dining room to give them more purpose to be in the dining room which producers stated that the girls never interacted in there and wanted to change that for season 6. The dining room expressed pink and black colors which represented a 1950s look. Beyond the dining room, the game room, which features a bar, Ping-Pong table, pool table, murals on the walls, and the BG Spot which became the processor of the "Screaming-O vending machine". In the phone room, producers used classic style black and white photos of Melrose Avenue. Due to the popularity of the exercise equipment, the girls were given an exercise room which had available equipment that they can use to defuse their anger or work out.
The girls were also given a modern kitchen that had pink lights above the stove instead of the white lights that are used in American homes. The girls' rooms were entirely of lime green, baby blue twin beds, and lent king-size beds. The make-up room for season 6 had more mirrors and seating than previous seasons. Throughout the entire house, all seven girls are only given one walk-in closet. In the make-up room there are two, two-way mirrors, which the girls do not know about and believe that it is a private mirror.
Original Bad Girls
|Bad Girl||Age[a]||Hometown||"Bad Girl" nickname|
|Charmaine "Char" Warren||27||Chicago, Illinois||The C.E.B. aka (Chief Executive Bitch)|
|Jade Bennett||21||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||The Party Diva|
|Jessica Rodriguez||22||Chicago, Illinois||The Mouth|
|Kori Koether||21||Phoenix, Arizona||The Botox Barbie|
|Lauren Spears||21||Lexington, Kentucky||The Southern Spitfire|
|Nicole "Nikki" Galladay||22||Annandale, New Jersey||The Prankster|
|Sydney Steinfeld||21||Dallas, Texas||The Sexy Siren|
- 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|
|Ashley King||21||Norfolk, Virginia||The Bombshell||Jade|
|Jennifer Buonagurio||21||Bergen County, New Jersey||The Jersey Princess||Sydney|
|Wilmarie "Wilma" Sena||27||Passaic, New Jersey||Rough Rider||Ashley|
Duration of cast
- Table key
- = "Bad Girl" is featured on this episode.
- = "Bad Girl" replacement arrives.
- = "Bad Girl" returns and leaves in the same episode.
- = "Bad" Girl makes an appearance.
- = "Bad Girl" voluntarily leaves the house.
- = "Bad Girl" is removed from the house.
- Wilmarie replaced Ashley in episode 8.
- Wilmarie was removed from the house in the season finale after multiple physical altercations with Nicole.
- Jennifer replaced Sydney in episode 6.
- Jennifer voluntarily left the house in episode 9 after being constantly picked on by Wilmarie, Nicole and Lauren.
- Ashley replaced Jade in episode 3.
- Ashley was removed from the house in episode 8 after a physical altercation with Kori.
- Sydney voluntarily left the house in episode 3 due to a family emergency.
- Sydney returns to the house in episode 4 and voluntarily left the house in the same episode after a heated argument with Charmaine.
- Sydney and Jade made an appearance in the season finale for a photo shoot with Oxygen.
- Jade voluntarily left the house in episode 1 for feeling the house made her act like someone she wasn't after several heated altercations with Nicole.
|Title||Original air date||Viewers
|94||1||"Hotter in Hollywood"||January 10, 2011||1.51|
Seven self-proclaimed "bad girls" are ready to tear up the streets of Hollywood for the sixth installment of the Bad Girls Club. Tempers begin to flare between Nikki and a drunken Jade making her the "weak girl" of the house. Lauren and Jessica go head to head with each other which leads to an altercation. Jade ultimately packs her bags and leaves the "Bad Girls" Mansion.Note: Jade voluntarily leaves the house.
|95||2||"Broverload"||January 17, 2011||1.49|
|Nikki toys with one girl's tolerance levels, leading to Nikki "accidentally" cutting open Kori's hand which send Kori to the hospital.|
|96||3||"Pool Charks"||January 24, 2011||1.85|
Sydney voluntarily leaves the house after a family emergency. Meanwhile, Nikki pushes Char to boiling point, dividing the house and leaving one side at a massive numbers disadvantage. New girl Ashley arrives to the house, leading Nikki to try and swoop Ashley to her side. After Ashley's friends start to try and fight with the roommates, this sparks a huge fight between Ashley, Kori, Nikki and Lauren ending in a shocking cliffhanger.Notes: Ashley replaces Jade. Sydney voluntarily left the house.
|97||4||"From Ashes to Clashes"||February 7, 2011||1.63|
The episode picks up with the huge brawl between Ashley and her friends versus the other roommates leading to the cops arriving at the mansion. After realizing that if the girls press charges on Ashley, she could easily press charges back on them, leading to take matters into their own hands. Sydney returns to the house, but leaves again after being sick of Char's antics.Note: Sydney returns to the house, but voluntarily leaves.
|98||5||"Kentucky Fried and Char Broiled"||February 14, 2011||1.13|
|Char's and Lauren's friendship cease in the house when the two engage in an confrontation. Kori opens up about a turbulent past, which binds her even closer to Char.|
|99||6||"Play With It"||February 21, 2011||1.41|
New girl Jennifer arrives to the house. Lauren comes to blows with two of her roommates, leaving one girl reduced to tears. Jennifer recruits two of the girls to audition for Playboy. Nikki and Lauren decide to ruin the girls day by taking both cars for the whole day, leading to Jenn, Ashley and Kori to try and find a ride to their Playboy audition.Note: Jennifer replaces Sydney.
|100||7||"Beat-Down Barbie"||March 7, 2011||1.43|
|The girls go on air with Dr. Drew and Psycho Mike. Char is once again the focal point of house drama as Kori and Ashley square off to defend her honour.|
|101||8||"Weak Sauce"||March 14, 2011||1.46|
The girls find out Ashley will not be returning to the house. The arrival of a new roommate shakes the house from the jump. Trouble looms for Jennifer when nemeses Nikki and Lauren gain an unforeseen ally.Note: Ashley is removed from the house. Wilmarie replaces Ashley.
|102||9||"Power Trippin"||March 21, 2011||1.57|
Nikki puts herself in the line of fire after jumping into an altercation between Lauren and Jessica. One roommate is subject to relentless torture as new girl Wilmarie solidifies her dominance in the house.Note: Jennifer voluntarily left the house.
|103||10||"Wilma Goes BAMM-BAMM"||March 28, 2011||1.63|
|Old alliances begin to crumble as Nikki's constant provoking pushes another roommate to a dark place.|
|104||11||"Don't Hate La Playa"||April 11, 2011||1.36|
|The episode picks up with Wimarie and Nikki getting into a fight in the limo. An unlikely alliance forms between two top dogs as Lauren reaches the end of her tether with Nikki.|
|105||12||"Army of One"||April 18, 2011||1.61|
|Nikki continues to make enemies as her antagonizing ways cause Wilmarie to snap. Meanwhile, Kori sees fit to loosen herself from Char's tight grip.|
|106||13||"Only the Bad Remain"||April 25, 2011||1.36|
Wilmarie showcases to Nikki exactly what she thinks of her, but not without consequences. Jade and Sydney return to the show for a photo shoot. Nikki, Kori, Jessica, Lauren and Char bid an emotional farewell to the Hollywood house.Notes: Wilmarie is removed from the house. Jade and Sydney make an appearance.
|107||14||"Reunion — Part 1"||May 2, 2011||1.55|
|Sparks start to fly as Perez Hilton reunites the cast to discuss unfinished business. Char learns exactly how her actions in the house have ruined past friendships, and Sydney enters the reunion stage with a violent surprise for one girl.|
|108||15||"Reunion — Part 2"||May 9, 2011||1.48|
|Jessica celebrates her birthday with special guests Amber M.(season 3) and Kristen (season 5). A food fight turns serious when an unexpected culprit is at the center of a physical altercation between Kori and Jade.|
|2011||iVillage Entertainment Awards||Favorite Reality-Show Guilty Pleasure||Nominated|
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