Natalie Nunn

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Natalie Nunn
Born (1984-12-26) December 26, 1984 (age 32)
Concord, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Natalie Payne
Occupation Reality television personality
Years active 2009–present
Known for Bad Girls Club, Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too, Bridezillas , Bad Girls All-Star Battle , Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars, Running L.A
Spouse(s) Jacob Payne (m. 2012)
Children 1

Natalie Tynika Nunn (born December 26, 1984) is an American reality television personality best known for being a castmate on the fourth season of the Bad Girls Club in 2009-10.[1] She subsequently appeared on Bad Girls Club season 13 as well as Hair Battle Spectacular. Natalie Nunn was also a contestant on the second season of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too.[2] Nunn also participated on the first season of Bad Girls All-Star Battle.

Early life and career[edit]

Nunn was born on December 26, 1984, in Concord, California to parents Karen and Earl Nunn.[3] Nunn has one sibling, her brother Ronald Nunn. She grew up in Pleasanton where her mother had taken two jobs to raise them. She attended Aragon High School in San Mateo. She also ran on her school's track team and competed in the 2002 Junior Olympics, and she attended University of Southern California where she played a defender on the Trojans women's soccer team.[4] Nunn decided to drop out to become a television personality.[5]

2009–2011: Bad Girls Club and Love Games[edit]

Nunn's main claim to fame was as a castmate on Season 4 of the Bad Girls Club.[6] The season premiered on December 1, 2009 to the highest amount of viewers in Oxygen's history, at the time.[7] Nunn was removed from the show in Episode 11, after a physical altercation with castmates Amber McWha, Lexie Woltz, and Kendra James during a trip to Santa Barbara, California.[8] Her success on season 4 caused Oxygen to bring her back for future appearances on seasons 5 and 6 of the show.[9][10]

Nunn was a competitor on Season 2 of the Bad Girls Club spin off show Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too.[11] Season 2 was hosted by former bad girl Tanisha Thomas. The season ran from April 18, 2011 to June 13, 2011.[12] While on the show, Nunn and two other former bad girls competed in a series of challenges in order to find a guy to date. Nunn placed second on the show, losing to Lea Beaulieu from Season 5.[13] Nunn then made a cameo appearance on Season 3 of the series.[14] The episode aired on January 16, 2012.[12]

2012: Tanisha Gets Married, Bridezillas, and The Tea Party[edit]

In 2012, Nunn was also featured on the Oxygen series Tanisha Gets Married. She served as a Bridesmaid at her friend and former fellow Bad Girl Tanisha Thomas's wedding, along with Florina Kaja and Amber Meade.[15] The series premiered on May 7, 2012, and the finale aired on July 2, 2012.[16]

Nunn's own wedding was also broadcast on television. She met her current husband, Arizona Rattlers arena football player Jacob Payne, while making an appearance in Detroit, Michigan in September 2011.[citation needed] The couple started officially dating in October 2011 and have been inseparable ever since. Payne proposed to Nunn while vacationing in Negril, Jamaica in April 2012. Natalie and Jacob were married on May 5, 2012. Their wedding was broadcast on the WE tv show Bridezillas.[17] Nunn was featured on season 9 and her story is shown over the last three episodes of the season. Nunn and Payne discussed their experiences on Bridezillas, as well as details about their married life on The Bill Cunningham Show.[citation needed]

Nunn hosts a Filmon TV show known as The Tea Party with Natalie Nunn. On the show, she often holds interviews, discusses current events that are both domestic and worldwide, and talks about some of her own projects and experiences. The first episode of the show aired on June 22, 2012. The show's co-hosts are socialite Milyn "Mimi" Jensen from Bad Girls Club Season 11 and transgender activist Gizelle. It is broadcast in LA on channels 32 and 64 every Monday and Wednesday at 4pm PST.[18] In December 2012, Nunn filmed another Bad Girls Club special with Season 8 cast member Camilla Poindexter.[citation needed] The special is titled Making it to the Mansion, ATL, and shows Nunn and Poindexter providing commentary about the casting for Bad Girls Club: Atlanta.[citation needed]

2013–2015: Bad Girls All Star Battle, and Bad Girls Club: Redemption[edit]

"Making it to the Mansion, ATL" aired on January 8, 2013, at 8 P.M. Eastern Time, with commercial promotions being released January 2, 2013.[citation needed] The special was watched by approximately 596,000 viewers.[citation needed] Natalie filmed a Top Ten OMGs special for Bad Girls Club seasons six through ten with Camilla Poindexter.[citation needed] Nunn was cast to be on the new reality competition series Bad Girls All-Star Battle on Oxygen, which had a record-breaking 1.73 million viewers and made history for being Oxygen's highest rated television premiere series. She was placed fifth in the competition.[19] Natalie co-host the Making it to the Mansion, Miami, the casting special for Bad Girls Club: Miami II, along with Poindexter. The special aired on August 6, 2013.[citation needed] Nunn has released a ebook titled "Turn Down For What" which released on May 28, 2013, through Amazon and for purchase on Barnes & Noble which is autobiographical book and guide for women which is also available as a hard copy.[20] In October 2013, Nunn went to Brazil to film the music video to "Na Atividade" by Bonde da Stronda.[21] Nunn release her second tell all book title "Straight Like That" in November 2013, which was also available as a hardcopy.[citation needed] Some reviewers of the book proclaimed "Natalie Nunn definitely knows how to dish the dirt. This book will blow your expectations. It is a reminder that Natalie truly does run L.A." said by Adriane Schwartz of Star.[citation needed] In 2014, she was cast on Bad Girls Club: Redemption. She was removed in episode 4, for starting a physical altercation with Raquel "Rocky" Santiago.[citation needed]

2015–present: Marriage Bootcamp and Mother/Daughter Experiment[edit]

Nunn participated in several WeTV shows, such as Marriage Boot Camp, "Where Are They Now?". She also starred in Lifetime's reality show Mother/Daughter Experiment with her mother Karen Nunn.

Personal life[edit]

Nunn dated her longtime boyfriend Olamide Faison from the years 2003-2009.[22] Nunn was also romantically involved with many celebrities, including rapper Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, and singer Rihanna's younger brother Rorrey Fenty in 2011.[23] Nunn and Arizona Rattlers football player Jacob Payne announced their engagement on April 23, 2012.[citation needed] They were officially married in May 2012, and the marriage was aired for two episodes of Bridezillas on October 28 and November 4 of 2012. Nunn revealed on November 12, 2014 that the couple were expecting their first child, in February 2015, Nunn revealed she had a miscarriage. In late 2016, Nunn announced that she was pregnant again with a baby girl named Journey. [24][25]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Notes
2009 - 10 Bad Girls Club (season 4)[26] Appeared in 12 episodes
The Tyra Banks Show[26] Appeared in 2 episodes
2010 Hair Battle Spectacular Appeared in 1 episode
Bad Girls Club: Miami Appeared in 2 episodes
Bad Girls Club Top Ten OMGs (Seasons 1-5) Bad Girls Club special
Kimberly Cole Music Video: "Smack You" Backup Dancer
2011 Bad Girls Club: Back in L.A. Appeared in 1 episode
Love Games (season 2) Contestant (2nd place)
2012 Love Games (season 3) Appeared in 1 episode
Tanisha Gets Married Bridesmaid
The Bill Cunningham Show Guest
Bridezillas Appeared in 3 episodes
2012-2013 The Tea Party with Natalie Nunn Host
2013 Bad Girls Club: Atlanta[27] Special, appeared in 1 episode
The Ricki Lake Show Appeared on 1 episode[28]
Bad Girls All-Star Battle (season 1)[29] 5th place overall
Bad Girls Club Top Ten OMGs (Seasons 6-10)[30] Bad Girls Club special
Bad Girls All Star Battle: Twinstant Replay Bad Girls All Star Battle special
Bad Girls Club: Miami II[31] Special, appeared in 1 episode
Na Atividade[32] Music video by Bonde da Stronda
2014 Bad Girls Club: Chicago Special, appeared in 1 episode
2014 - 2015 Bad Girls Club: Redemption Appeared in 6 episodes
2015 Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars 2 Herself
Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars: Where Are They Now? Special
2016 Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars: Secrets Revealed Special; Guest
Mother/Daughter Experiment Herself
2018 Dancing With the Stars Upcoming season

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