NEW YORK – June 17, 2015– BGC returns with a with a fresh crop of seven young women on “Bad Girls Club: Back For More” premiering Tuesday, August 11 at 8PM ET/PT on Oxygen. These feisty alpha females move into the Los Angeles mansion, ready to make friends, meet potential enemies and perhaps embark on a journey of transformation. Life coach Laura Baron helps each girl empower themselves, curb their tempers and reach their personal goals. Will old habits die hard or will these girls take a step toward going from bad to good? Catch a casting special on Tuesday August 4 at 8PM ET/PT to meet the ladies before they officially move into the house.
Meet the BGC cast:
Jelaminah “Jela” Lanier
Hailing from Houston, Texas, Jelaminah “Jela” Lanieris a confident southern girl with controlling tendencies. Jela parties hard and is not afraid to take on anyone who questions the way she lives her life. The target of many conflicts, she’s known to ruffle a few feathers along the way. She prides herself in being a leader not a follower and hopes to learn to love more and flight less.
Kat Florek is a competitive, fun party girl who loves beautiful women, dive bars and karaoke. Originally from Illinois, Kat knows that her tough-girl persona will make its mark in the mansion. Living and loving the single life, she easily gets bored with relationships and is constantly moving onto her next conquest. Looking to tap into her softer side, she anticipates that living in the BGC mansion will help balance her feisty temper.
A gutsy girl from the Windy City, Jasmine Carter is known for saying one thing and doing another, if you make Jasmine mad, you’ll get a dose of the South Side’s finest. She has a dominant personality but is trying to take a new lease on life by trading in drama for laughter. Her motto? “This isn’t The Friendship Club… It’s The Bad Girls Club!”
A self-proclaimed “Backwoods Barbie,” Lauren Lewis loves to hunt, fish, wrestle and hang with the guys. Hailing from Atlanta, Lauren is known to be the life of the party but often finds herself in casual relationships. Looking to balance work and play, she’s hoping to calm her partying ways.
Christina “Tina” Aviles
Christina “Tina” Aviles is a New York Puerto Rican princess who commands the attention of everyone around her. She loves herself more than anything else and isn’t afraid to speak her mind. In a house with six other girls, Christina’s goal is to think before she acts and live life a little less unfiltered.
Shannon & Shannade Clermont
Never the ones to bite their tongues, identical twins Shannon and Shannade Clermont are double the trouble. Raised in New York City, they have grown accustomed to a lavish lifestyle and idolize the fashion and modeling industries. They are two peas in a pod and do not seek approval from anyone else. Known for having zero filters, these hot tempered co-dependent sisters want to learn to let others in rather than shutting everyone out.
“Bad Girls Club” is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions with Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein and Trish Gold serving as Executive Producers and Ryan Crow as Co-Executive Producer.
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About Bunim/Murray Productions
Bunim/Murray Productions is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (renewed for season 30 on MTV). BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. Bunim-Murray’s programming also includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons and Total Divas (E!), The Real World and The Challenge (MTV), Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars, and Project Runway: Under The Gunn (Lifetime), Motor City Masters (truTV), Love Thy Sister (WE tv), and Bad Girls Club, Bad Girls All Star Battle, and Best Ink (Oxygen). Bunim/Murray Productions has also produced films, including Valentine Road (HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO). Bunim/Murray Productions has launched additional entities including BMP Films, BMP Digital and BMP Latin. Based in Van Nuys, CA, Bunim/Murray Productions was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy of Arts & Science’s Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.