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“Big Brother” Gets Messy With More Derogatory Racial, Homophobic Slurs

Screen Shot 2013-08-01 at 3.32.50 PMThe racist Big Brother houseguest America loves to hate may be free from the threat of eviction this week, but that hasn’t stopped fans from continuing forward on a quest to paint every other houseguest on the show as a racist, homophobic bigot.

In the early weeks of the current season, viewers tuning in to watch Big Brother live feeds online (available 24/7, minus competitions and live broadcasts on CBS) had noted several racist and homophobic remarks made by 22-year-old Aaryn Gries. Due to mounting pressure from fans, CBS aired the troublesome content around Week 3, causing Gries’ modeling agency to announce the termination of her contract (and a huge spike in ratings to boot).

As the current Head of Household, Aaryn is not eligible for eviction during tonight’s live broadcast and will remain in the Big Brother house for at least one more week.

But Aaryn may not remain America’s #1 target next week, as a supercut of racist, homophobic, and questionably dangerous remarks made by another houseguest, Amanda Zuckerman, has surfaced online. In the clip below, she can be seen making derogatory comments about the races of other houseguests, as well as snarky quips about Andy, the only gay housemate.

Among the worst comments are references to a black housemate’s hair—”her greasy ass, nappy-hair head”—and pet names the entire house has given Andy, including “Faggedy Ann” and Kermit the Fag.” Early in the clip, Zuckerman claims that “Puerto Ricans are smelly” and later, threatens violence against a fellow housemate.

To be fair, many of Zuckerman’s comments have been announced in group settings to a majority of the household. That’s not to suggest discrimination is ever acceptable in any situation, but why has nobody in the Big Brother house stood up against this vitriol, especially while they’re hearing it in real-time?

Does anyone in the Big Brother 15 house have a backbone?

By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           Aug 1, 2013
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  • 16 Comments
    • hyhybt
      hyhybt

      Casting scummy people makes this kind of show work better.

      Aug 1, 2013 at 4:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rational
      Rational

      what annoys me is they say and do what they want and get away with it by saying “it’s a game”…it’s really a guide and teaching aid for getting away with bad behavior…where the worst one gets the Money.

      Aug 1, 2013 at 4:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mpwaite
      mpwaite

      Can the TALIBAN like drop a bomb on this house and put them out of OUR misery???!!! These people (even the gay guy) are horrible excuses for human beings; a total waste of oxygen. It’s really sad that society has sunk to a level where we find this show entertaining. I’M thankful that I have ONLY watched the first season (that was enough) I also can’t believe that young people have regressed to using the “F” word to start every sentence that leaves their mouth.. It’s APPALLING!!

      Aug 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 5storyfire
      5storyfire

      Aaryn lost her jobs before CBS aired anything on the show, solely based on quotes she had said collected from the live feeds. Big Brother didn’t lend a hand in the firing – she did it to herself.

      But Aaryn and Amanda are far from the only offenders. Many of them have contributed to this sort of talk in the house.

      Aug 1, 2013 at 5:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • deltabadhand
      deltabadhand

      You forgot to mention that Aaryn nominated the only 2 non-white people for eviction this weeek… thats sure to help support her claim that she’s never motivated by racism…

      Aug 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      The kind of people who want to be on this show and the people who view the show are the worst kind of vile wasters the world has to offer.

      Aug 1, 2013 at 6:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dvlaries
      dvlaries

      No wonder my only remaining ‘appointment television’ is “Mad Men.”

      Aug 1, 2013 at 9:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777
      fredo777

      @2eo: It’s a bit harsh to broad-brush all the viewers of the show with some of the d-bags who are on it.

      Aug 1, 2013 at 10:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ted72
      ted72

      @mpwaite: Thank you. Very well said

      Aug 2, 2013 at 12:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ted72
      ted72

      @2eo: I agree

      Aug 2, 2013 at 12:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brendan
      Brendan

      @deltabadhand: Actually that’s not true. Aaryn nominated Spencer and Howard, but Spencer saved himself with the veto so they nominated Howard’s closest ally in the house to ensure that Howard went home. In addition, Aaryn only nominated Howard in the first place because she made a deal to stay in the house… the races of the nominees had nothing to do with race – it was all about the Moving Company as well as the fact that Amanda and Helen wanted Howard gone for personal reasons (he tried to get Amanda evicted in week 2 and he lied to Helen about the alliance in week 3, so neither of them trusted him).

      Aug 2, 2013 at 1:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brendan
      Brendan

      “…had nothing to do with race…” should be “…had nothing to do with their nominations…”

      Aug 2, 2013 at 1:22 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      @fredo777: I assure you that was the friendliest way of putting what I really think into words without ending up in some kind of thought prison.

      Aug 2, 2013 at 5:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777
      fredo777

      @2eo: Well, I watch the show + am nobody’s ‘waster’. But, you are entitled to your opinion (even if it is wrong).

      @ted72: You, too.

      Aug 2, 2013 at 5:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      @fredo777: Yet to see any evidence to the contrary.

      Aug 2, 2013 at 8:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777
      fredo777

      @2eo: You’ve yet to see anything about my life, whatsoever. I bid you adieux.

      Aug 2, 2013 at 10:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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