A recent survey by the Girl Scout Research Institute found that shows like Jersey Shore, The Hills, and Bad Girls’ Club make girls more likely to accept gossiping, bullying, and aggressive behavior in their own lives.
Facing History School senior Stephanie Diaz dislikes the portrayal of women on reality shows. “You’re a woman and you could be strong,” said Diaz, “You could be the best of the best of everything and you show people the worst part of you.”