This is the true story...
Of eight strangers...
Picked to live in
And speak to a bunch of New Yorkers about their experience!
As an average American twenty-something, Real World has admittedly been the focus of numerous conversations in my life. Whether I’m comparing the hotness level between Vegas’ Steven and
Friday night had to have been the coolest Real World episode ever. In-person! Yes, went to the
After watching scenes from the first episode, the lights came back on and the cast filed on stage. We laid our eyes on the eight members. Evaluated. And the night had officially begun. For starters, I’d like to throw out there that it was a surprisingly physically un-diverse group. Yes, each person looks quite different from the next. But most of them were white. Now, let’s get to my point. Despite there being a majority of Caucasians in the mix, each person has something unique and interesting to contribute. Let’s meet the new cast:
And finally, we have Scott, the
Having added an additional character to the series’ usually seven-member cast and morphing the show into a one-hour season, characters are given a chance to be better fleshed-out.
The crowd was a modest size, but the vibe was strong. Questions posed to the group were varied:
“Having lived in
“How did your families and friends react when you told them you were going on the show?” Most people said they received mixed reactions. Chet’s Mormon family wasn’t so sure he’d be able to handle himself; which made him decide he truly needed to go on the show.
And the final question,
“Do any of you regret anything you said on camera?” The entire cast gave a firm “No,” to which Producers Jonathan Murray and Jim Johnston chuckled and responded, “They haven’t seen the show yet!” All eight suddenly lost their smiles. This should be good!