scottiesayre (scottiesayre) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

ONTD Original: NYC Prep - Where are they now?

It’s been over 10 years since the iconic NYC Prep premiered and then subsequently vanished off of Bravo. While the west coast Laguna Beach was successfully marketed as an IRL The O.C, the East coast NYC Prep failed to live up to its moniker as an IRL Gossip Girl. The cast was mismatched and failed to engage viewers with their lukewarm adventures about life on the Upper East Side and the show was ultimately canceled after its first season.

Within the pop-culture zeitgeist, however, nothing ever stays dead and canceled – they become immortalized in memes and gifs! And so, NYC Prep manages to live on with its few gifs and notable one-liners. Call it quarantine curiosity but through the use of something called “the internet” I have scoured for any information about the one-time cast that I could find.

Jessie Levitt

Who was she?
Jessie was the brought it in play the Queen Bee role. But she was a far cry from Blair Waldorf. She was very strong-minded and knew what she wanted in terms of her dreams and ambitions. Her storyline on the show was focused around working/interning for the charity Operation Smile. However, like many rich white kids, she lacked a lot of people skills. That combined with an ego larger than her trust fund made her a very difficult person to get along with, a fact several characters found out during the show.

Notable quote/scene/traits: When fighting with her on/off BFF PC she retorted with the now iconic line “Because when I’m tired, I call my friends”

She was also responsible for teaching the world a good life lesson “Guests of guests don’t bring guests”

Where is she now?
Now going by Jess, according to her LinkedIn, Jess graduated from F.I.T with a degree in advertising and marketing communications and currently works as a visual merchandiser for Chanel.1 Oh and she’s also married.2
Social Media? No, besides her LinkedIn, I couldn’t find any verified profiles. The closest I could find that could possibly be hers was a Pinterest page(boring)3

Peter Cary (PC) Peterson

Who was he?
PC was meant to play the Chuck Bass/bad boy of the Upper East Side role and he, unfortunately, played it perfectly. He was abrasive, rude, and generally unlikeable. PC would proclaim that he wanted to change but never did any work to change. It was obvious the dude was dealing with a lot of issues. No one seemed to like him. At times, even his supposed BFF Jessie seemed to hate his guts.

Notable quote/scene/traits: Noted lover of scarves and scarves accessories. Also, his scenes raised a lot of questions about his sexuality.

Where is he now?
In 2018, PC married a woman in Vegas (where Tiffany Trump was the flower girl) and it’s a very modern marriage. According to his wife, “Peter and I are not romantically involved - in fact we are still dating others and will continue to seek love in all forms - we are just each other's hearts and wish to begin our journey towards evolution, because the more we face reality, the more we can see that there is no right or wrong” also adding, "P.S. We have never had sex. It’s pure friendship."4

Social Media?
He has his own website, I guess he’s a photographer now or something.5 He also has an Instagram6

Camille Hughes

Who was she?
Here was a girl who truly modeled herself after Blair Waldorf -and she wore the headbands to prove it. While Blair was consumed with the idea of going to Yale, Camille's dreams were more crimson tinged. It seemed every scene with Camille had some mention of Harvard. She even tried to cuddle up with Jessie and Operation Smile to pad her application further – it didn’t work. I honestly don’t remember much else about her.

Notable quote/scene/traits: She wore headbands and dreamt of Harvard

Where is she now?
Surprise! She didn’t get into Harvard. After appearing on the show, she was kicked out of her prestigious prep school, Nightingale-Bamford. According to her LinkedIn, she graduated with a neuroscience degree from The College of William and Mary. And she is now a senior brand manager for noted MLM, Arbonne.7

Social Media? She has an Instagram 8 and a Twitter9

Sebastian Oppenheim

Who was he?
I guess he was supposed to the Nate Archibald of the group… I guess. On the show, he clearly believed he was the Casanova of the group. Showing that in 2009, teenage girls’ standards were very, very low.

Notable quote/scene/traits: The hair flip.

He also spoke French.

Where is he now?
According to his LinkedIn, Sebastian attended the College of Charleston and got a degree in International Relations and Affairs. He currently works for June Homes as regional director.10 He’s also married and no longer has his flippy hair11

Social Media: He has an Instagram12

Taylor DiGiovanni
Who was she?
Taylor was supposed to be the Dan Humprey/Jenny Humprey of the cast. The outsider looking in. Unlike her other castmates, Taylor attended public school and was ashamed to admit it (and others looked down on her for it). She was involved in a love triangle with Sebastian and her public-school boyfriend. As I remember they were both kinda crappy to her.

Notable quote/scene/traits: I do remember her calling out Sebastian for his crappy behavior – that was cool.

Where is she now?

Unfortunately, the rumor on the internet is that Taylor is currently homeless and panhandling on the streets of NYC due to drug addiction.13 This is something that I haven’t been able to confirm or deny.... I don’t know.

Social Media: I haven’t been able to find any recent, verified accounts. Just an old twitter from 2012 with zero posts14 :/

Kelli Tomashoff
Who was she?
I honestly don’t even remember her. I think she was Taylor’s friend but she did go to a private school... I think.

Notable quote/scene/traits: Yeah. I don’t know her

Where is she now?
Her Facebook says she attended The New School for college.15 Her LinkedIn page is either set on private or wiped but the google cache says she was at one time a publicity director for Arista records.16

Social Media:Just an old twitter17 and possibly an old Facebook too.18

mod note: I hope everything's fixed now.

Sources: The "who were they?" bits came from me and memory of the show. Everything else is sourced here accordingly 1, 2, 3,4,5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Tags: reality show - bravo, where are they now, who asked for this
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