“The show’s been produced by Bunim-Murray Prods. for 21 years now,” said Ari Fitz. “I went into the house thinking I knew what to expect but, as everyone will see in January, there’s no way that I could have been prepared for what happened while filming.”
With less than 24 hours notice, Fitz moved out of her Oakland home and into The Real World house with 6 other people. During the season, the cast returned from a vacation to discover that producers had invited and moved the cast’s exes into the house without notice.
Similar to past iterations of The Real World, this season will feature its share of roommate brawls, clubs, alcohol, and hot hookups. Still, Fitz hopes audiences will recognize a never-before-
“We’d all heard rumors that this might be the last season. It was important to me to be as transparent, as authentically me, as possible - as though it was my last opportunity to do so,” said Ari Fitz. “I made films. I modeled. I partied. I loved. I was human. Some people will get me and say, ‘Yes! I knew I wasn’t the only one!’ Others may hate me. It’s reality television. You prepare yourself for that.”
Fitz premieres on the The Real World: Ex-Plosion on January 8, 2014.
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