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Real World made Jamie Chung’s Samurai Girl casting “more challenging”

Tonight, ABC Family debuts its new six-hour scripted mini-series Samurai Girl, and its star is a familiar face to MTV viewers: The Real World San Diego‘s Jamie Chung. The TV show is an adaptation of Carrie Asai’s book series; Chung plays the title character, the “sole survivor of a plane crash” after “ninjas attack her …

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Real World San Diego cast member Frankie Abernathy reportedly dies

Frankie Abernathy, a cast member on The Real World San Diego who left the show mid-season, has reportedly died of cystic fibrosis. (Update: Frankie’s mother confirmed her death.) Kansas City alternative weekly The Pitch reports that she died this weekend, citing “an insider over at ad firm Barkley, where Frankie’s dad, Perry, worked for more …

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The Real World San Diego house rape case ends with no charges being filed.

The Real World San Diego house rape case ends with no charges being filed. The alleged sexual assault that took place in The Real World San Diego house between two non-cast members has resulted in no charges being filed by prosecutors. “After reviewing ‘hours and hours’ of videotape recorded for the unscripted television series, as …

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Real World San Diego debuts tonight.

Real World San Diego debuts tonight. The fourteenth season of MTV’s signature show debuts tonight when The Real World San Diego airs at 10 p.m. ET. (Fourteen seasons is almost so unbelievable that I completely forgot about tonight’s debut until I was reminded.) Whether or not the public drama–a physical assault and sexual assault–that took …

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Real World San Diego cast announced; archive offers list of Real World songs.

Real World San Diego cast announced; archive offers list of Real World songs. In preparation for tomorrow evening’s debut of The Real World San Diego, MTV introduces us to the seven strangers that will be living in the crime–infested house. But although Bunim-Murray appears to be once again giving us a group indistinguishable from recent …

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producers, cast, MTV didn’t report “rape suspicions to police;” search was denied.

producers, cast, MTV didn’t report “rape suspicions to police;” search was denied. After The Real World San Diego house was the site of a possible sexual assault, a lawyer “declined a police request for consent to search a bedroom in the house and stated that MTV would not turn over documents or film before she …

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Real World San Diego house searched; woman says she was sexually assaulted.

Real World San Diego house searched; woman says she was sexually assaulted. The Real World San Diego house was searched by police as the result of “a 22-year-old woman’s allegations that she was raped in the oceanfront home,” the AP reports. Neither the 22-year-old woman nor the accused attacker are cast members; she says that …

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