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Season 5: Miami
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Season Information
Season No. 5
Location Miami, Florida
Aired August 3, 2010 - November 30, 2010
Episodes 16 episodes
Opening Fight Morgan vs. The House
Reunion Host Perez Hilton
Cast
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Season Chronology
Previous Season 4
Next Season 6: Hollywood

Season Five: Miami is the fifth season of the Oxygen reality television series, Bad Girls Club. The fifth season moved filming from the previous location in Los Angeles to Miami, Florida. The show was moved forward from its original time slot and now starts at 9 pm Eastern / 8 PM Central time on Tuesday nights.

Production

Bad Girls Club: Miami was produced by Bunim/Murray Productions with Kasey Barrett, Claudia Frank and Esther Frank as the main producers. Casting for the Bad Girls Club: Miami was done by Aja Kimura and over twenty other casting directors. Casting began several weeks before the season finale of Season 4 with potential applicants submitting video tape submissions. Casting calls, similar to previous seasons of the Bad Girls Club, began in Los Angeles, and later other major cities:

House

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.

Cast

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. Usually only one replacement enters the show per season, however, season one and Bad Girls Club: Miami had three replacements, it was the highest number to date in the series during it time.

Original Bad Girls

Image Bad Girl Age Hometown "Bad Girl" nickname
BrandiSeason5PS.jpeg Brandi "Venus" Arceneaux 26 Inglewood, California "The Sneaky Stripper"
When it comes to love, Brandi accepts affection from both sexes, but favors women. Brandi recently left her profession as a stripper. This Bad Girl was raised in a strict conservative family.
CatSeason5PS.jpeg Catya "Cat" Washington 24 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania "The Elite Player"
Catya plans on living the life of luxury for as long as she can. This one time tomboy turned in her boyish ways for the glamorous girly lifestyle. Having dated both rappers and celebrities, Catya is accustomed to the finer things in life. With her curvaceous body that turns heads and an attitude to match, Catya has a way of getting whatever she wants, whenever she wants.
DanielleSeason5PS.jpeg Danielle Rosario 21 Massapequa, New York "The Scrapper"
Danielle had a city toughness that demands her to be the center of attention. Danielle is the ultimate Long Island bartender -- mouthy, rowdy, loves to drink and always the life of the party. This former ballerina gave up her passions for her partying ways.
EricaSeason5PS.jpeg Erica Langston 25 Anaheim, California "The Trash Talking Cheerleader"
Erica has a love for gossip, sex, and fast driving. Erica is a rough-edged cheerleader who loves tattoos. Erica claims to be blunt and never fake and Like every Bad Girl, Erica enjoys getting what she wants.
KristenSeason4PS2.jpeg Kristen Guinane 23 Boston, Massachusetts "The Pageant Princess"
As a child, Kristen entered the pageant circuit and has been competitive ever since. Kristen is a pampered and privileged blonde bombshell. A self-proclaimed princess, Kristen grew up doing no wrong in her parents eyes. Kristen's life-long aspiration is to be a Playboy Playmate.
LeaSeason5PS.jpeg Lea Beaulieu 22 South Beach, Florida "The South Beach Rebel"
Lea is not the typical glam Bad Girl. Lea is described as the loudest in the room and the first to get naked. This anti-priss is heavily tattooed and pierced,.
MorganSeason4PS.jpeg Morgan Osman 21 Miami, Florida "The Uber Bitch"
In Morgan's world, life is all about her. Morgan is a Miami local and knows the party scene well. This Bad Girls thinks she can get away with whatever she wants. Morgan claims to be the prettiest girl in Miami.

Replacement Bad Girls

Image Bad Girl Age Hometown "Bad Girl" nickname "Replaced
KayleghSeason5PS.jpeg Kayleigh Severn 22 San Diego, California "The Kung Fu Diva" ”Morgan”
Kayleigh is a bi-curious, self-described "girl pimpstress." Kayleigh has confidence and a mouthy attitude. Kayleigh one day hopes to write a female version of the book, The Game.
AshleySeason5TS.jpeg Ashley Cheatham 21 Houston, Texas "The Southern Belle" ”Catya”
Ashley is the Houston native, also known The Southern Belle. She describes She may be from the South, but admits she can't stand slow drivers, they give her road-rage. Ashley is all about looking fierce all the time. On her spare time she enjoys reading her favorite magazines, Cosmopolitan and InStyle Magazine.
ChristinaSeason5PS.jpeg Christina "Teeny" Hopkins 21 Staten Island, New York "Agent Orange" ”Kayleigh”
Christina, she's also known as Agent Orange. She represents Staten Island's baddest party girl. She's a replacement's replacement. Christina would like to try and tame her wild ways and stay faithful to her girlfriend. Christina describes herself the first true lesbian to walk through the BGC.

Duration of cast

Bad Girls Season 5 Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Erica FEAT.
Lea FEAT.
Ashley REP. FEAT.
Christina REP. FEAT. REM.
Kristen FEAT. REM. APP.
Brandi FEAT. KICK.
Danielle FEAT. LEFT
Kayleigh REP. FEAT. LEFT
Catya FEAT. REM.
Morgan FEAT. REM. APP.

Notes

Key:      = "Bad Girl" appears on this episode.
Key:      = "Bad Girl" replacement arrives.
Key:      = "Bad Girl" voluntarily 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 was removed from the house in episode 6 after claiming she stabbed someone in Jamaica .[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  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 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 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 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 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 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 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 was removed from the house after claiming she stabbed someone in Jamaicaoluntarily leaves the house.

7 "Threesome's A Crowd" September 21, 2010 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 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 Bitch When You Get Us Weekly" October 5, 2010 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 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 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 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 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:      Kristen and Morgan return in this episode.

14 "Reunion — Part 1" November 16, 2010 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 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 1.14[28]
Various Bad Girls Alumni count down the 10 best moments from seasons 1 through 5 of Bad Girls Club.

Trivia

  • The season premiere aired on August 3, 2010 and attracted 1.34 million viewers, becoming the No. 1 program on cable with women in the 18–34 age group.
  • The debut also outperformed any other show for that demographic on CBS and ABC.
  • The premiere, in fact, became the "most watched premiere in Oxygen history".
  • This season is known as one of the most controversial, violent seasons in Bad Girls Club history. The season included many altercations with pedestrians, rather than the cast members themselves. Most cast members, aside from Lea, have not worked or appeared in any Bad Girls Club spin-offs prior to this season.
  • Lea is the only bad girl to appear in a spin-off from this season: season 2 of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too.

BGC Seasons Navigation

Seasons
1: LA 2: LA (Part 2)3: LA (Part 3)4: LA (Part 4)5: Miami6: Hollywood7: New Orleans
8: Las Vegas9: Mexico10: Atlanta11: Miami12: Chicago13: Redemption14: Back For More15: Twisted Sisters16: Social Disruption
17: East Meets West
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