A do-gooder in the audience tried to support the home team by shouting “WE LOVE YOU EVERYONE WHO WASN’T A SYFY PLANT” and skipping backstage to congratulate us for our win.
Holly and Jessica understood it as singling them out, and alienating them. Becky was extremely upset (as were we all – we had been waiting to perform for over 8 hours, and were 4 hours overdue to go home and sleep). Might I add, a member of our group was also in tears, but she was hiding away from the cameras.
The “cat fight” back stage was little more than some yelling, and our group leader, Hillary, putting up a hand and saying “We’re done.” to ward off any more shouting, and to prevent her group from taking part in unnecessary drama.
We never alienated anyone. The group shots of us laughing and talking amongst ourselves are from a completely different time than the girls defending themselves.
Nobody called anyone an “out-of-towner.” That bit was added for effect by the lovely people at SyFy. I don’t know why they felt the need to add any EXTRA drama, but, apparently, they did.
All of you people on tumblr, all of you people who are judging us from a 30 second clip of reality television, shame on you.
The things you are saying are hurtful, judgmental, and hasty.
Any person from the convention can attest to Planet Comicon being a welcoming, fun place until SyFy came in with their camera crews and their production staff and started stirring things up.