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Meet the Lesbians of Showtime's 'The Real L Word'

April 2, 2010 (7:19 am) GMT
The six openly gay women include the person who inspired Papi on 'The L Word' and a Hollywood executive who came out on Oprah Winfrey's show.

Showtime has released the first image of their reality version of "". Shared via E! Online, the first picture from "" introduces viewers to the six women whose life as lesbians will be exposed. The cable said it is a "rare, fly-on-the-wall look into the lives of attractive and successful L.A. lesbians".

The youngest of the crop is 27-year-old Whitney who admits that she is always looking for love "but losing to lust". She works as a special effects artist in Hollywood. Next to her is 29-year-old Tracy who is "new to the lesbian scene". She is trying to deal with her mother who finds it hard that her daughter is a lesbian. Tracy is a film and TV development executive.

Jill, 33, is engaged to Nikki, 37, who is also in the show. While Jill is a writer, Nikki is an executive in Hollywood who publicly came out on "". Together they are planning their wedding.

Then there's 34-year-old Mikey who loves her motorcycle. Engaged, she is the founder of The Gallery Los Angeles who also produces L.A. Fashion Weekend. Meanwhile, 35-year-old Rose is the inspiration behind the original show's Papi. She is a real estates advisor who is in a loving relationship and has the full support of her family.

"The Real L Word" premieres on June 20 at 10/9c.


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