Real World reunion: cast threatens to walk, verbal fight breaks out.

Real World reunion: cast threatens to walk, verbal fight breaks out.
At the 10-year reunion of all past Real World cast members, things got ugly. Tubescan.com’s Joanne has the exclusive behind-the-scenes story. First, the cast threatened to walk off the set of a photo shoot unless they were paid $5,000 each for their time. They didn’t get any money from a very pissed-off MTV, who reportedly threatened to kick them out of their hotels and make them fly back at their own expense, although the net has apparently agreed to negotiate future appearances in advance. Later, Boston’s Kameelah, SF’s Puck (and his mother), and Seattle’s Stephen got into a fight.
+ other news: LA’s Aaron, Hawaii’s Colin, and London’s Jacinda, among others, want nothing to do with The Real World and didn’t show up. Also, London’s Jay apparently attended with a guy, Seattle’s Stephen and New Orleans’ Danny were drunk, and someone from Bunim-Murray said Hawaii’s Matt is “a prick.

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