CBS Finally Releases Footage of that Racist Stuff That Happened on 'Big Brother'

By Darrick Thomas on
(CBS)Note to future reality TV contestants: Don't say anything on your show that you wouldn't want the entire world to hear. In other words, remember you're on a freaking television show. It's advice that seems obvious, but advice a few members of the Big Brother house failed to grasp. Aaryn Gries and Ginamarie Zimmerman, who themselves are walking stereotypes, were caught in full blown racist/homophobic mode while competing on the CBS reality show. Their cringe-worthy displays of ignorance...Read Full Story

Two 'Big Brother 15' Contestants Lose Their Jobs Over Racist Comments

By Jill Slattery on
(CBS)It turns out spewing racist and homophobic comments in front of television cameras isn't the best career move. Big Brother contestants Aaryn Gries and Ginamarie Zimmerman have both been fired or released from contracts for the offensive comments they have made while competing on the CBS reality show this season. Aaryn, a college student and aspiring model, has been dumped by her Texas-based modeling agency Zephyr Talent. In a statement on its Facebook page, the agency said:“Aaryn, season...Read Full Story

The 'Big Brother' Cast Is Racist, Homophobic — But CBS Won't Air the Footage

By Jill Slattery on
Turns out when you put 16 people in a house together, at least one of them will turn out to be a big ole bigot. Or many of them, as turns out to be the case with Big Brother 15.The latest season of the veteran reality series has drawn harsh criticism for the racial, homophobic, and misogynist comments that certain cast members have been making during the live feeds. Adding to the drama? CBS has yet to air any of this controversial footage during the televised broadcasts. College student and...Read Full Story