If you're a fan of "Laguna Beach" on MTV, here's a few tidbits that may be interesting to you.
MTV PAID CAST
The main cast from season one & two were paid $2,000 for each season. This only applied to the people that appeared in the opening credits. Other cast members were paid half for each season. The third season cast will be paid $4,000 a season if they are a "main" person. Other cast members are paid half ($2,000 a season).
TALAN & LALAINE VERGARA-PARAS ARE NOW DATING.According to a cast member from Season 3, Talan is now dating LaLaine (Miranda Sanchez from Lizzie McGuire) and Jessica's friend, Nikki, says "the way the convo went, I'm convinced it's accurate.."
KRISTIN CHEATED ON STEPHEN @ PROM
Nikki (who used to be good friends with Kristin) says that Kristin was not faithful to Stephen during their relationship. A post she made on the message board reads "She did do something to me that was a bit whorish -- hooking up with my ex bf at prom, when she went with Stephen."
KRISTIN'S TOO "HOLLYWOOD" FOR HER LAGUNA FRIENDS NOWKristin lived with her Laguna friends when she moved to L.A. Kristin moved out shortly after & does not keep in touch with any of friends from high school. "They've said that she's gotten too big of a head" was posted @ the forum.
KRISTIN'S BMW = NOT A GRADUATION PRESENT FROM DADDY OR MTVMTV bought Kristin's old car (the isuzu) and the money may have went towards her BMW SUV. The car was not a graduation present but was given to her before spring break.
FILMING FOR LAGUNA BEACH WAS/IS SCHEDULED:Filming for the show is done on certain days. The MTV crew will call the cast members and have them meet at a certain place (MTV must have permission from public places like restaurants & stores to film there). Each season is filmed over an 8 month period. Although the script is not physically written out, the cast members are to be at a certain place and talk about certain things as told & directed by MTV.
LOVE TRIANGLE BETWEEN LC, STEPHEN, & KRISTIN-- NOT FAKE!!From someone who hung out with the cast members, he saw many occasions where Kristin had to rip LC off of Stephen every time they were together. The fighting between Kristin & LC was much worse off camera. Stephen "hooked up" with LC numerous times, while dating Kristin.
LC & HER ANOREXIA BATTLE IN HIGH SCHOOL
Lauren was anorexic her freshman year, part of her sophmore year, and part of her junoir year in high school.
LC NOT REALLY THE "NICE GIRL" AS MTV HAS PORTRAYED
A majority of students at Laguna Beach High weren't too fond of LC. She was viewed as a "not so generally nice person". From someone who had known her for many years--> "If you hardly know her, she will be semi-polite. If you get to know her, she can be really boring because all she likes to talk about is her, money, and her money." Others defend LC by saying she's just an overall quiet person and that can throw her off as being "bitchy".
WHAT CASEY REALLY SAID ABOUT ALEX M ON THE SHOW
During a Season Two episode, there was a tiny fight between Casey & Alex M. Casey had spread a rumor about Alex M having a hygeine problem and coming from someone who had heard the rumour herself, "Casey said that Alex had an STD, herpes, ghonorrhea, something like that."
LO DOING COKE & HER DIRTY WAYS
Lo began doing coke at the end of her junoir year and throughout her senoir year. You can see she was skinnier on the show but then porked up. She was not hooked on it but she was more the "jump on a bandwagon" type where if her friends did it, she would. From Nikki "She gave my now boyfriend's friend Eric (who's now 24) oral for a ride home."
JASON IN REHAB
Jason checked into rehab mostly for alcoholism the first and last time, but the second time it was for drugs (most likely coke).
LC'S LITTLE SISTER WILL BE ON SEASON 3
from Nikki, who works with Candance "one day at work candace came in and told me that breanna conrad was telling people to call her "BC"---ejhrfgiovbgjknfrebnkl!!!??!?!?"
Nikki says that smoking was considered "cool" amongst the Laguna kids for a while. Lo, Christina (when she was drunk), Talan, Stephen, and Dieter.. just to name a few. None of them were real addicted smokers (like Jason). It was more of a social thing.-
Most of the Laguna kids who go to private clubs in LA now are most likely doing coke.-
Everytime there was a red cup, plastic cup, or waterbottle filled with something that wasn't CLEAR.. they were drinking (which was pretty much at least once an episode since filming was done between Thursday and Sunday)-
LC's parents may have had something to do with MTV setting up her own tv show.- Not a lot of people referred to her as LC, until Laguna Beach.-
Kristin and Taylor were actually friends. MTV edited footage to make it look like they didn't interact with each other at all.-
Talan dropped out of Laguna Beach High School before Season Two started. He moved to L.A., in an apartment to start his singing & acting career.-
Lo turned flaky and fake. She was known as a "fairweathered friend", where she's only your friend if the mood strikes.-
An MTV camera van ran over a homeless woman in Laguna Beach. She was injured and recieved money from MTV.
Who knew the OC was so dramatic?