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'Bad Girl' Issues Apology Letter -- Odd Delivery

5/14/2011 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Former "Bad Girls Club" star Christina Hopkins is trying to pull the email equivalent of "Some of my closest friends are black!" ... by writing a letter apologizing for the racist rant TMZ posted on Friday ... and emailing it to an African American TMZ staffer she has never met or had any contact with before.

Hopkins says in the letter that she was "egged on by anger and alcohol" but says the takes full responsibility for her "inexcusable comments."

But rather than get in touch with our publicist -- or the TMZ tipline -- she somehow obtained the email of an African American staffer and emailed it to directly her.

Although she went out of her way to contact the staffer, she ended the email by asking for all further communication to go through her publicist.

Some friend.

'Bad Girl' Star RIPS Ranting Castmate -- Kill Yourself!

5/14/2011 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"Bad Girls Club" star Ashley Cheatham is FURIOUS at her castmate Christina Hopkins -- after the girl's disgusting racist rant went public Thursday -- telling her, "Do the world a favor and go kill yourself."


TMZ spoke with Cheatham -- Christina's roommate on Season 5 -- who tells us, "You've got to be a low scum of the earth b*tch to say such vile things about another race."

0513-christina-hopkins-sm-launch_v2Cheatham adds, "Being drunk is not an excuse to bring out your inner racism. It's disgusting and downright offensive ... Go get a f**king life. Better yet, do the world a favor and go kill yourself."

As we previously reported, Christina targeted an unidentified woman in a racist diatribe last month at a diner in Staten Island ... dropping the n-bomb 12 times in less than two minutes.

Oxygen Network BANS 'Bad Girls Club' Star

5/13/2011 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Former "Bad Girls Club" star Christina Hopkins has been BANNED from appearing on the Oxygen network EVER AGAIN following her vile, racist rant ... TMZ has confirmed.

A rep for Oxygen tells us, "Oxygen condemns those comments… she will never appear on Oxygen again."

TMZ broke the story ... Hopkins unleashed a disgusting, racist rant directed towards an African-American woman last month -- dropping the N-word 12 times in less than 90 seconds.

0513-christina-hopkins-sm-launch_v2Hopkins later apologized -- saying the rant "wasn't meant in a derogatory way."

'Bad Girls' Star Spews RACIST HATE In Drunken Rant

5/13/2011 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

It's the most disgusting hate-filled diatribe we've seen in a long time ... former "Bad Girls Club" star Christina Hopkins dropping the N-word 12 times in a rant aimed at an African-American woman.051211_christina_hopkins_v2_still

Hopkins was at a diner in Staten Island last month -- when she spouted off about an unnamed person ... saying, "If you're a black girl ... you should shut up because you're black ... you're a n**ger ... nobody likes you."

Hopkins continued to nonchalantly drop slur after vulgar slur while stuffing her face with Mexican food ... saying, "I've never met somebody who's so n**gerish."

Christina's female friend eggs her on as the reality star laughs ... and the two women then begin to chant the N-word in unison.

TMZ called Hopkins for comment ... who explained, "Some girls came up to me and said some racial remarks towards me [moments before] and this is what I said in retaliation."

She added, "I apologize if anyone was offended, it wasn't meant in a derogatory way."

Ex 'Bad Girls' Chick to Castmates -- Come, Do Porn!

5/6/2011 11:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

An ex-member of the "Bad Girls Club" reality show is trying to recruit her fellow alumni to join her in the world of porn -- in the hopes of producing a new series of XXX movies ... TMZ has learned.

TMZ spoke with "Season 5" star Erica Langston ... who recently signed a deal with Vivid Entertainment so they could release her sex tape.

Langston tells us she wants to make a career out of porn ... but not just in FRONT of the camera.

We're told Langston worked out a deal with Vivid honcho Steven Hirsch to produce her own line of movies called, "VBG (Very Bad Girls)" ... and the plan is to cast ONLY former "Bad Girls" castmembers in the series.

Erica tells us she has her eye on a couple of her old castmates from Season 5 ... and hopes to sign one person from the recently wrapped "Season 6" ... but so far, no serious negotiations have taken place.

‘Bad Girls Club’ -- Too ‘Trashy’ for New Orleans

3/13/2011 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Bad Girls Club” has only been filming in New Orleans for three weeks -- but the show has such a horrible reputation ... the cast members are already banned from at LEAST eight local bars and clubs.


TMZ has learned the Big Easy night spots in question have already informed producers that the cast and crew aren't welcome in their establishments -- and according to one club promoter, it’s all because the clubs "don’t want to be associated with the show’s bad image."

An employee at The Metropolitan Night Club tells TMZ several cast members were turned away from Pierre Thomas' big Mardi Gras throwdown Monday night ... because "they’re trashy and our club is classy."

A rep form Oxygen had no comment.

'Bad Girls Club' Chick -- A Second Chance at Freedom

1/11/2011 7:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

"Bad Girls Club" star Catya Washington is a free woman again ... kinda -- TMZ has learned, the reality star was once again released from the slammer ... but she's got a brand new 6pm curfew.


Law enforcement sources tells TMZ Catya was released from a Philadelphia jail Friday after spending a few days behind bars for violating her probation ... a violation that stems from a massive drug and gun bust back in November.

According to court records, Catya has been placed back on a house arrest program ... in which she is allowed to leave her home during the day, but must return by 6PM  ... including weekends.

As we first reported, Catya was arrested a few days before New Year's on an outstanding bench warrant -- which we're told was issued because she wandered too far outside her designated house arrest perimeter.

Catya's due back in court Thursday to face drug and weapons charges stemming from her November arrest -- when cops allegedly found her carrying a firearm ... plus ecstasy, shrooms, and cocaine.


'Bad Girls Club' Star -- Thrown Back In The Slammer

1/4/2011 9:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

More trouble for "Bad Girls Club" star Catya Washington -- TMZ has learned the alleged gun-toting, drug-possessing, woman-beater spent her New Year behind bars after another run-in with cops.


Law enforcement sources tell us Catya was taken back to the clink on December 29th -- for an "outstanding bench warrant" -- but they couldn't elaborate further.

However, one family member tells us Catya -- who was already on house arrest for that MASSIVE cocaine, mushrooms, ecstacy and firearm bust a few months ago -- was popped for wandering outside her designated perimeter.

We're told Catya has spent the past several nights in lock up -- but is expected to be released sometime this week.

'Bad Girls Club' Star Strikes Six-Figure Porn Deal

12/5/2010 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

It's official ... Erica Langston from "Bad Girls Club" is a filthy rich porn star -- TMZ has learned ... girl finally settled on terms for that sex tape she made with her BF... and pulled in six figures in the process.

We're told porn giant Vivid Entertainment will release the tape before Christmas ... and Langston and her boyfriend Adrian made off like bandits ... with an undisclosed six-figure sum.

As we previously reported, Langston's been through the wringer trying to shop 2 separate sex tapes -- one was a threesome and another featured your run-of-the-mill two-backed beast.

Apologies to you threesome thrill-seekers -- but Vivid's only releasing the latter ... because mystery lover #3 in the ménage à trois wanted too much money.

'Bad Girls' Chick -- Equipped with Tracking Device

11/24/2010 4:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

"Bad Girls Club" star Catya Washington has been released from jail after a massive drug bust earlier this month -- and she got a cool parting gift on her way out ... a brand new ankle bracelet to track her every move.


Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, the reality star was released last night and placed on house arrest -- but before she left police custody, Catya was equipped with an ankle monitor.

As we previously reported, Catya was arrested earlier this month after cops say the reality star was in possession of a bunch of drugs ... and a gun.

Catya -- and her new piece of jewelry -- are due back in court December 13.

'Bad Girls' Chick -- Alleged Car-Crashing Face-Macer

11/7/2010 4:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Weeks before "Bad Girls Club" star Catya Washington was jailed on drug and gun charges this week -- TMZ has learned Catya was arrested for allegedly beating the crap out of another woman.


Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Catya was arrested October 18th in Philly on a warrant stemming from an incident that occurred this summer -- in which she allegedly rear-ended another vehicle ... driven by the wife of a guy Catya was allegedly dating at the time.

It's unclear if Catya was intentionally tailing the woman -- but after the fender-bender, we're told Catya and the other woman got out of their cars ... and that's when things got violent.

According to law enforcement, Catya repeatedly struck the woman in the face with a chain -- then pulled out a can of mace and sprayed the other chick. 

Several weeks after the alleged incident ... cops tracked Catya down ... arrested the reality star and charged her with aggravated assault, inflicting serious bodily injury, possession of an instrument of crime (mace), and recklessly endangering another person.

She's due in court December 14 for the alleged beatdown ... several weeks after she faces the judge for that whole drugs and gun thing.

Someone's gonna have a busy holiday season.

'Bad Girls Club' Chick

Busted --

Coke, Ecstasy, Gun

11/4/2010 6:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

One of the hell raisers from "Bad Girls Club" was the target of a huge drug bust yesterday -- after cops allegedly found her in possession of a bunch of drugs ... and a gun.

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office confirms Catya Washington was arrested yesterday for illegally possessing cocaine, mushrooms, ecstasy and one firearm.

We're told she was booked on five charges -- including possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of an instrument of crime.

Washington's bail was set at a whopping $500,000 -- it's unclear if she's still behind bars.

We're told she's due back in court on November 22. 

'Bad Girls Club' Star

Three-Way Sex Tape Drama

10/1/2010 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The trash-talkin' cheerleader from newest season of "Bad Girls Club" is in the middle of a sex tape situation ... a situation that involves TWO other people.

TMZ spoke with Erica Langston ... who confirms she did make a sex tape earlier this year while she was in Miami for the show ... but she's not sure it will ever hit the shelves.

Sources involved with the situation tell us the tape features Erica with her boyfriend (pictured above) and another woman ... a woman who happened to co-star with Erica on "BGC."

Erica tells us she's considering releasing the tape -- but not until she can work out a legitimate deal.

BTW -- we asked Erica about the identity of the "other" woman ... but this time, her lips were sealed.

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