Real Worlders fail to show in court, warrants to be issued; witness: Jemmye punched herself

The Real World New Orleans 2 cast members Jemmye Carroll and Ryan Knight did not show up for their court date on Wednesday after being arrested last weekend in Florida. The Bay County Courthouse clerk told Radar, “Warrants will be issued and they’ll both lose their bond” for not appearing when they were supposed to.

Radar also published the original police report, which says they were trying to enter a condominium complex called The Summit. While Jemmye says she was punched by a guard, a witness said that wasn’t true. The police report says: “While we were speaking to security next to my patrol vehicle, I was approached by an unidentified female employee of The Summit, who advised that every time we were not looking at her, Carroll would strike herself in the face.” However, in an exchange with a Radar writer, Jemmye dissmisses that because she says the witness was an employee of The Summit, and says she was handcuffed so she couldn’t punch herself.

Earlier Thursday, Jemmye wrote on Twitter, “I still don’t give a damn…. And I never gave a fuck… My response to all this bullshit I’m dealing with.”

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