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Real World Seattle: Bad Blood
The initial cast of Real World Seattle: Bad Blood (From left to right: Tyara, Mike, Robbie, Jordan, Katrina, Anika, Theo)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 12
Original network MTV
Original release October 12, 2016 (2016-10-12)[1] – January 4, 2017 (2017-01-04)
Season chronology

Real World Seattle: Bad Blood[1] is the thirty-second season of MTV's reality television series Real World, which focuses on a group of diverse strangers living together for several months in a different city each season as cameras document their lives and interpersonal relationships. It is the ninth season to be filmed in the Pacific States region of the United States, specifically in Washington, and is also the third season to be filmed in the Pacific Northwest after The Real World: Portland.

The season featured a total of fourteen people, consisting of seven original roommates and seven additional permanent roommates who lived in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. This season follows a twist from the past three seasons. It is the tenth season to take place in a city that had hosted a previous season, as the show's seventh season was set in Seattle in 1998. Seattle was first reported as the location for the thirty-second season by the website Vevmo on May 22, 2016. Production began on June 30, and concluded on August 27, 2016 totaling up to 58 days of filming.[2]

The season premiered on October 12 of that year on MTV and the MTV app,[1] and concluded with the season finale on January 4, 2017, consisting of 12 episodes.

Season changes[edit]

Most seasons of Real World have a phone room so the cast members can make calls. On this season, the production crew provided the cast members smartphones so they could take their own pictures, have calls, and send text messages to families, one another, and close friends. This is the first time cast have been given personal communication devices since the cast of the tenth season were given two-way pagers.[3]

The residence[edit]

During shooting, the cast lived at the Ballou Wright Building located at 1517 12th Avenue between E. Pike Street and E. Pine Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.[4]


This was the first season of Real World to feature fourteen cast members consisting of seven original roommates and seven additional roommates. The season started off with seven roommates, and then the cast was joined by seven additional roommates. The additional roommates are Bad Blood, people who the originals once got along with but now have a rift with due to various issues. The Bad Blood were told by production they were cast for a different show until they arrived for filming.[2][5]

Name Age Hometown Biography
Anika Rashaun 24 Harlem, New York Anika is an aspiring television host and Pace University graduate who sees herself as a social outgoing person. Her Bad Blood, Will, is her ex-boyfriend of three years with whom she shares a tumultuous on-and-off relationship and shaky friendship. She resents that Will is good friends with her brother, and that he did not immediately tell her when he got another girl pregnant.
Jordan Anderson 21 Chicago, Illinois Jordan is a model and part-time hairstylist who sees being on the show as a way for her to be more independent from her parents. Her Bad Blood is her former best friend Orlana. Their relationship turned sour after Orlana's jealousy over a guy, and after Jordan failing to acknowledge Orlana's struggles with depression and thoughts of suicide. She develops a romantic relationship with Mike while filming.
Katrina Stack 23 Micanopy, Florida Katrina loves to hunt and fish and is looking to be outside her small town. Her bad blood is her sister, Anna. The two both claim to love and support one another, though they share a complicated relationship with issues of jealousy, over-protectiveness, and years of fighting in their past.
Mike Crescenzo 25[6] New York, New York Mike is a model and former stripper. His Bad Blood is his former roommate, Peter. Mike has admitted to owing Peter $2000 from living together, and has yet to repay him. In Episode 8, Mike reveals that he has struggled with drugs in the past, ultimately serving 15 days in jail where he claims that he joined the Aryan Brotherhood to avoid getting raped. He develops an attraction to Jordan during filming. Mike chooses to leave the house Episode 8 after saying multiple racial comments and fearing that he'll be seen as a racist. Mike was a cast member of the third season of Are You the One?. He was removed from that show before filming ended after a heated confrontation between him and a female cast member turned physical.
Robbie Padovano 22 Morganville, New Jersey Robbie is a DJ and party promoter who lives with his parents. Besides summer camp, he hasn't been away from home for more than a week. His Bad Blood is his ex-girlfriend Jenn, whom he broke up with because he felt too young to be in a serious relationship.
Theo King-Bradley 23 Kankakee, Illinois Theo is a former college football player for Indiana State University. His Bad Blood is his cousin Kassius. They shared a close relationship until a police incident where they were caught with marijuana in their dorm room they shared, and Theo took the heat for the situation. He lost his position as a result. He describes the incident as the single event that changed the course of his life, and blames Kassius for losing his opportunity to potentially play in the NFL. He was removed in Episode 9 after a physical altercation with his cousin Kassius.
Tyara Hooks 21 Alpharetta, Georgia Tyara is a Western Kentucky University student who spent part of her time growing up as a military brat. She grew up in England, and moved back to Georgia during high school. During high school, Tyara has dealt with bullying from other students, especially her Bad Blood, Kimberly, who she claims online bullied her for years and accused her English accent of being fake. She sees the show as a way to challenge herself to make new friends, something she struggles with as a result of mistrust due to bullying. In Episode 10, Tyara finds out that she is seven weeks pregnant with an ex from back home. In Episode 11, she decides to leave the house to deal with the pregnancy.
Bad Blood
Anna Stack 25 Orlando, Florida Katrina's older sister. Katrina and Anna love one another but struggle to communicate, disagree about aspects of their upbringing and past behavior towards one another, and constantly get in arguments that lead to hurt feelings and verbal attacks.
Jenn Geoghan 24 Hoboken, New Jersey Robbie's ex-girlfriend. She is a hairstylist who feels Robbie did not give her proper closure in their past relationship and do not have a friendship. She reveals she later had an abusive boyfriend. Her and Anna get into a heated altercation, which ends up in Anna pushing Jenn, and Jenn pushing Anna to the floor, leading to Katrina to jump in and defend Anna.
Kassius Bass 21 Charleston, Illinois Theo's cousin and ex-roommate. He is a father and his child lives with Kassius's mother. Theo feels Kassius is responsible for his getting kicked off his college football team due to marijuana found in their shared room. Him and his bad blood Theo get in a physical altercation during the show, which gets Theo kicked off the show.
Kimberly Johansson 23 Atlanta, Georgia Tyara's former high school classmate. Kimberly started rumors about Tyara in high school.
Orlana Russell 21 Ypsilanti, Michigan Jordan's former best friend. Orlana is a poet. In episode 5, Orlana reveals that she has had a past with suicidal thoughts and depression, and she felt that Jordan did not care for it.
Peter Romeo 24 Deerfield Beach, Florida Mike's former roommate. Peter is a bartender. He won $500,000 on the 2014 one-time MTV game show special Million Dollar Maze Runner. The special was produced by Bunim/Murray Productions on behalf of 20th Century Fox to promote the movie The Maze Runner.[7] He was removed from the house in the season finale after being physical and threatening towards numerous people in the house.
Will Groomes III 24 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Anika's ex-boyfriend. He has a child with a different girl.

Duration of cast[edit]

Cast Member Seattle - Bad Blood Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Anika FEAT
Jordan FEAT
Katrina FEAT
Robbie FEAT
Kassius FEAT[a] FEAT
Kimberly FEAT[a] FEAT
Orlana FEAT[a] FEAT
Peter FEAT[a] FEAT REM.[b]
Tyara FEAT LEFT[c]
Theo FEAT REM.[d]
Table key
 FEAT  = Cast member is featured on this episode.
 FEAT  = The "Bad Blood" is introduced on this episode.
 REM.  = Cast member is removed from the show.
 LEFT  = Cast member voluntarily leaves the show.
  1. ^ a b c d e f g The bad blood (Anna, Jenn, Kassius, Kimberly, Orlana, Peter and Will) were introduced in Episode 3, but officially entered the house in Episode 4.
  2. ^ Peter was removed from the house in the season finale after instigating a physical altercation between Jenn and Anna & Katrina, verbally abusing Anna, and being physical towards Jenn and the production crew.
  3. ^ Tyara voluntarily left the house in Episode 11 after finding out she was pregnant.
  4. ^ Theo was removed from the house in Episode 9 after a physical altercation with Kassius.
  5. ^ Mike voluntarily left the house in Episode 8 after saying multiple racial comments.


No. in
No. in
Title Original air date U.S. TV first-run viewers
1591"A Bloody Good Start"October 12, 2016 (2016-10-12)0.40[8]
Seven brand new roommates move into their new house in Seattle. As the roommates get to know each other, Tyara feels left out, and is not opening up. However, she develops a small crush on Theo. Mike feels a strong attraction to Jordan, but the feeling seems to be non-mutual. Katrina explains her relationship with her sister to Mike. The roommates play a "Truth or Dare"-like game that involves Robbie having to bite Theo's lip. After, Tyara gets mad after Jordan and Theo talk about her in the Confessional, while she is in there sleeping, and tensions fly high between Mike and Robbie.
2592"Game Enough?"October 12, 2016 (2016-10-12)0.33[8]
Robbie is sent to a hotel after an intense confrontation with Mike. Theo discusses his broken relationship with his cousin to Tyara. When the roommates celebrate the 4th of July, Tyara continues to isolate herself from the rest of the house. Katrina talks to her older sister, Anna, through Skype. When Theo dances with a girl on a night out, Tyara gets extremely jealous, making their friendship awkward. When the roommates, except for Tyara, go out, Katrina fights with her sister via text, and she fears that she and her sister may not be able to fix their relationship. Tyara explains to Theo that she is very isolated because of her past with being bullied in high school. Theo then reveals that he has a crush on Tyara, too. Robbie gets a gig DJing at a local nightbclub. Tyara and Theo continue their fling. Anna, and presumably all the other Bad Blood, gets a message from producers saying that they are cast for a new show, and will be heading to Portland, Oregon in 10 days.
3593"Not The Show You Think It Is"October 19, 2016 (2016-10-19)0.33[9]
The roommates head to a bonfire where Tyara suggest an activity that will get her closer with the other roommates. The next day, Tyara and Theo play a prank in which they pretend that a new roommate "John" is moving into the house. The other roommates freak out, except for Katrina, who is excited, until they find out the John doesn't exist. Meanwhile, in Portland, the Bad Blood -- Anna, Jenn, Kassius, Kimberly, Orlana, Peter, and Will -- meet each other for the first time, and they learn that they are actually going to Seattle as the twist of this season. While the other Bad Blood are excited, Anna fears that the show may create an even bigger strain in her relationship with Katrina. Peter reveals that he and Mike had a falling out because Mike owed him money. After Mike won Are You the One? 3, he did not pay Peter back. Kimberly, Tyara's Bad Blood, reveals that Tyara's British accent is fake. Back in Seattle, Robbie learns that Jenn is two hours away, and he fears that she may be moving into the house. The Bad Blood start heading to Seattle in an RV, where they continue to get to know each other. Kimberly believes that the bad blood between her and Tyara is very one-sided. Tyara explains that Kimberly bullied her in high school, which is why she hates Kimberly. Will explains her relationship with Anika, and Anika reveals that she has trust issues with guys because of Will. Theo promises to himself that he will keep his cool if Kassius comes to the house. Orlana fears that her relationship with Jordan may not be solved when she moves in. Jordan explains her fallout with Orlana with Anika and Katrina. Jenn and Robbie explain their breakup, and Jenn reveals that she is insecure because of Robbie. Peter and Anna begin flirting with each other, and Anna reveals that she is attracted to Peter.
4594"Sleep Mess in Seattle"October 26, 2016 (2016-10-26)0.33 [10]
The originals prepare for the twist that they suspect will be happening soon, and Tyara wants to confront Kimberly after what she put her through. Theo reveals that he lost a Division 1 scholarship because of police incident caused by his cousin having marijuana in their dorm. Theo thinks he may not forgive Kassius for what he's done. The roommates head to the club for a night out. All of the roommates, except Tyara, leave their section to dance. Tyara becomes extremely upset because she thinks no one told her on purpose. Back at the house, Tyara confronts all of her roommates about the situation, and the roommates become through with her. Katrina becomes extremely upset with her because she felt that Tyara is over exaggerating. Mike attempts to calm her down, but Tyara continues to be stubborn. Theo also gets upset for the same reason as Katrina, and he feels betrayed because she was closest to him. Meanwhile, Anna fears that she would look like the bad guy coming to the house. Katrina fears that the twist will increase the drama in the house. Theo tries to calm Tyara down in the Confessional. Mike and Jordan reconnect in the Confessional. The next day, the Bad Blood talk about possible hookups among the group, and the night before, Peter and Anna made out in the RV. Katrina does not want to talk to Tyara anymore. The originals head to the zoo, and the Bad Blood finally heads to Seattle. Production renovates the house to reveal the Bad Blood's rooms. The Bad Blood finally move into the house, and they are disgusted by how dirty the house is. The originals return to the house only to find their Bad Blood in their rooms. Jorfdan is surprised to find Orlana. Robbie is upset when he finds Jenn because he doesn't want to live with his girlfriend. Anika is confused to why Will is ignoring her. Anika reveals that they were in an off-and-on relationship for 3 years. However, she would still see him after they broke up because Will was close to her brother. Then, Will got a girl pregnant, and he didn't tell Anika, but her brother knew. Anna tells Katrina that Tyara's accent is fake. The originals feel uncomfortable with the Bad Blood in their house. Tyara avoids Kimberly because she doesn't want to confront her yet. She thinks that she might fight Kimbely if shedoes. However, Kimberly isn't up for a fight. The cast split into two groups, the Bad Blood vs. the Originals. Katrina explains to Anna what happened the night before, and they promise each other that they'll have each other's back. Mike confronts Kassius on calling Theo's side of the story fake. Peter says Mike is known to be an instigator. Theo steps in, and Peter intervenes. When Peter intervenes, Tyara steps in and Tyara and Peter go at it when Peter calls her out on her fake accent.
5595"Fourteen's A Crowd"November 2, 2016 (2016-11-02)0.30[11]
Picking up where the last episode left off, Theo calls his family after the whole situation, and his mom and his grandmother tell him not to let Kassius get to him. Mike and Peter explain their situation and Peter is still angry that Mike did not pay him back. Peter gets to know Katrina after taking a liking in Anna. Katrina explains that her and Anna are very competitive, and they always get into it because of guys. Peter fears that he may be the reason for future trouble between the sisters. Peter doesn't want to be the reason for more touble between the sisters. The Originals continue to view the Bad Blood as inferior to them. Kassius checks up on his son, and he questions whether being in the house is right for his son. Anika and Will get into in the Confessional, after arguing about who's better, the Originals or the Bad Blood. The whole cast prepare for their first night out together, and the tension is still high between the roommates. Back at the house, Will messes with Anika's food from the fridge. Katrina finds out the Anna has feelings for each other. Katrina tries to convince Theo to forgive Kassius, and Theo continues to hold a grudge against Kassius. Kassius begins to miss his son, and Tyara tries to comfort him. Theo becomes confused when he finds them in the Confessional talking. Mike and Jordan are continuing to get close, and the roommates try to instigate a hookup between them. Mike instigates yet another fight with Anna, and Katrina comes to her defense. Mike thinks Katrina is choosing sides because she is defending her sister, and Katrina is shocked by the disrespect. Theo tries to calm the situation. Mike stays up all night, and he begins making comments about women in the Confessional. He then writes a note on the stove that says "Fuck Anna" and burns it. The next morning, Anika and Will discuss their relationship, and they try to compromise a way to live in the house together. Will feels that he doesn't know Anika anymore. They both agree that they will go their separate ways after their stay in Seattle ends. Peter learns about the events of the previous night, and becomes annoyed of Mike's disrespectful behavior. Later that night, the girls and guys go on their own nights out, but Peter, Anna, and Katrina do their own thing. The guys dare Jordan to run in her heels and she ends up falling. The girls all bond on their night out. Orlana is still hesitant to talk to Jordan. The guys also bond on their night out. Peter, Anna, and Katrina go to their own thing, and Peter is getting bad vibes from Katrina. Kassius tries to call Mike out for dancing with another girl. Robbie tells Theo about it, and Theo leaves so that nothing escalates. Tensions continue to heat up between Kassius and Theo, and Kassius threatens to fight Theo. When they return home, Tyara tries to see what's wrong. Jenn comforts Kassius because she sees where he's coming from. The next day, Peter and Mike try to squash the differences in the Confessional. Katrina talks to Peter about Mike, and she wants to assure that Peter won't hurt her. Peter and Anna step outside and talk about Katrina's perception on Peter, and Peter agrees to give Katrina a chance. The episode ends with Robbie talking to Theo about Kassius, and Robbie tells Theo not to dwell on the past so much. Theo agrees to coexist with Kassius.
6596"Stacked Odds"November 9, 2016 (2016-11-09)0.34[12]
7597"Petered Out"November 16, 2016 (2016-11-16)0.32[13]
8598"Drop the Mike"November 30, 2016 (2016-11-30)0.40[14]
9599"Blood Cousins"December 7, 2016 (2016-12-07)0.35[15]
10600"Surprise!"December 14, 2016 (2016-12-14)0.34[16]
11601"For the Love of Pete"December 28, 2016 (2016-12-28)0.35[17]
12602"Bad Blood No More"January 4, 2017 (2017-01-04)0.34[18]

After filming[edit]

The Challenge[edit]

Cast Member The Challenges Challenges Won Total Money Earned
Anika Rashaun Invasion of the Champions None $0
Jordan Anderson
Katrina Stack
Mike Crescenzo
Robbie Padovano
Theo King-Bradley Invasion of the Champions None $0
Tyara Hooks
Anna Stack
Jenn Geoghan
Kassius Bass
Kimberly Johansson
Orlana Russell
Peter Romeo
Will Groomes III

Challenge in bold indicates that the contestant was a finalist on The Challenge.


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