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'Big Brother' controversy: Racism, sexism and homophobic slurs, Aaryn and GinaMarie fired from jobs following backlash

By Sarah Burbank-Douglas,

The season 15 cast of CBS’ Big Brother has been proven to be quite the group of racists following late-night conversations aired on the reality show's “After Dark” series. While the network is distancing themselves from the comments, viewers and former players are demanding that viewers of the prime time edition of the series be made aware of their favorite contestants are actually saying after the show concludes at 9 p.m.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aaryn, Kaitlin, GinaMarie, David, Jeremy, Spencer and Amanda, have all been caught on camera dropping some sort of racial or homophobic slur which have since been published on Reality Blurred.

GinaMarie said that she receives “n***er insurance” because of her income level, and said that Helen, an Asian woman, “should be kissing our a** and serving us some f***ing rice.”

Aaryn slammed openly gay competitor Andy saying, “No one’s gonna vote for whoever that queer puts up.” She later claimed that Andy is most likely to become one of this year’s MVPs as “people love queers.”

Aaryn also made racist comments about Candice saying, “Be careful what you say in the dark; you might not be able to see that b***h.”

Spencer, McCrae and Jeremy spouted racist and sexist comments on the live feed.

A petition has been created asking to expel Aaryn from the game.

Pageant creator GinaMarie has been fired after the news of her racist comments reached her employer, New York Daily News reports. East Coast USA Pageant CEO Lauren Handler released a statement saying, “We are actually thankful that this show let us see GinaMarie for who she truly is as we would never want her to be a role model to our future contestants. It is unfortunate that her hateful words were able to be witnessed by so many thousands of "Big Brother" fans as they were rightfully so deeply offended.”

"In a business where we are surrounded by beauty every day we are saddened to see something so ugly come from someone we put on a very high pedestal,” the statement concludes.

According to TMZ, Aaryn has been dropped by her modeling agency.

Zephyr Talent Agency in Texas also released a statement following their hearing of their clients racist comments. "Aaryn, season 15 cast member of Big Brother, revealed prejudices and other beliefs that we (Zephyr Talent) do not condone. We certainly find the statements made by Aaryn on the live Internet feed to be offensive. Upon much consideration, we have decided to release Aaryn from her contract with Zephyr Talent."

CBS network has also released their own statement distancing themselves from the comments saying that, “At times, the houseguests reveal prejudices and other beliefs that we do not condone. We certainly find the statements made by several of the houseguests on the live Internet feed to be offensive. Any views or opinions expressed in personal commentary by a houseguest appearing on Big Brother, either on any live feed from the House or during the broadcast, are those of the individual(s) speaking and do not represent the views or opinions of CBS or the producers of the program."

Image: CBS

 

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