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Big Brother Houseguests Fired For Racist Slurs & Homophobic Comments

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It appears that the houseguests on Season 15 of Big Brother forgot the golden rule: Big Brother is always watching.

Two contestants on CBS’ hit reality show have been fired from their day jobs after they were caught on the 24-hour live feed making racist and homophobic statements. A petition on Change.org has already been started calling for the ousting of 22-year-old contestant Aaryn Gries (left), after she allegedly said the following:

“They (referring to two African-American contestants) are going to stick together because of the black thing”

“Learn how to talk, it’s asked, not aksed,” while talking to another African-American contestant.

“Shut up and go and make some rice,” referring to an Asian contestant

“He could get MVP (a privilege given by viewers to the favorite contestant every week) because everyone loves the queers,” referring to a gay contestant

“She is the first Asian I know who doesn’t do nails,” referring to an Asian contestant.

“Be careful what you say in the dark, you might not be able to see that b—-,” in reference to an African-American contestant

As a result of her actions, Austin, Texas’ Zephyr Talent announced that it is releasing Gries from her contract.

“Aaryn, season 15 cast member of Big Brother, revealed prejudices and other beliefs that we (Zephyr Talent) do not condone,” the agency wrote on their Facebook page. “We certainly find the statements made by Aaryn on the live Internet feed to be offensive. Any views or opinions expressed in personal commentary by Aaryn, either on any live feed from the House or during the broadcast, are hers alone and do not represent the views or opinions of Zephyr Talent. Upon much consideration, we have decided to release Aaryn from her contract with Zephyr Talent.”

Fellow contestant GinaMarie Zimmerman, 32, was also fired as a pageant coordinator from East Coast USA Pageant, Inc., after she referred to welfare as “n—er insurance.” The company told TMZ, “We have never known this side of GinaMarie or have ever witnessed such acts of racism in the past. We are actually thankful that this show let us see GinaMarie for who she truly is. We would never want her to be a role model to our future contestants. 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.”

While being a racist isn’t exactly enough to get a castmate evicted from the Big Brother house (although it should be), CBS issued a statement condemning the ladies’ viewpoints. “Big Brother is a reality show about watching a group of people who have no privacy 24/7—and seeing every moment of their lives,” the network said. “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.”

What do you think of the ladies getting dumped from their day jobs?

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