Big Brother 15 Airs Bigoted Comments

Monday, July 8, 2013


For any one watching this season of 'Big Brother', you will know about last nights airing of some pretty horrible remarks made by some of the cast.  Aaryn Gries, GinaMarie Zimmerman, Spencer Clawson and a few more of the cast mates made racial slurs against African American and Asian people. There are also so gay slurs and comments promoting violence against women.

"GinaMarie Zimmerman, was heard insulting African-Americans and equating them to “tokens.” When she referred to an African-American housemate as dark, another contestant, Aaryn Gries, responded, “Be careful what you say in the dark; might not be able to see that bitch.” About an Asian-American participant, Ms. Gries was heard saying: “Dude, shut up. Go make some rice!” Ms. Gries was also heard criticizing an openly gay contestant, using an epithet to argue that no one would vote for the participant. Another contestant, Spencer Clawson, has uttered words, unpublishable here, targeting gays and women. During the live feed this week, Aaryn Gries and GinaMarie Zimmerman were caught making offensive racist and homophobic comments directly against black contestants and another of Asian descent. These comments included labeling one contestant a “queer,” saying of the Asian contestant, “she is the first Asian I know who doesn't do nails,” and calling welfare “n***er insurance.” "  - The New York Times & The Hollywood Reporter

Watch this montage of horrible comments and "jokes" from some of the cast - 

   

The news of these statements have traveled globally to places like GermanyFranceItaly & Spain. Julie Chen, host of Big Brother, addressed the racist comments on 'The Talk' -

 

"In the meantime, the controversy has proved costly to Ms. Gries and Ms. Zimmerman. The modeling agency that represented Ms. Gries has dropped her contract — unbeknown to her, of course, since the people in the house don’t hear from the outside world — and she has been nicknamed “Klan Barbie” by some followers of the show. Ms. Zimmerman has lost her job as a pageant coordinator. “We are actually thankful that this show let us see GinaMarie for who she truly is,” her employer said in a statement, “as we would never want her to be a role model to our future contestants.”

Go to Change.org to sign the petition to have the main source of the hateful comments, Aaryn Gries, removed from the Big Brother 15 House.

Sources:

The New York Times
The Hollywood Reporter
The Inquisitr Article 1 & Article 2
Big Brother on Facebook

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