Big Brother Issues Disclaimer in Wake of Racism Scandal: Viewer Discretion Advised!

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Viewer discretion is advised - for the first time in 15 years of Big Brother, after the show added a disclaimer prior to the airing of Sunday's episode.

Aaryn Gries on Big Brother

In the wake of the ongoing Big Brother racism scandal, the network said:

"Big Brother is a reality show about a group of people who have no privacy 24/7. At times, houseguests may reveal prejudices and other beliefs that CBS does not condone."

Views or opinions expressed by a Houseguest are those of the individuals speaking and do not represent the views or opinions of CBS. Viewer discretion is advised."

The disclaimer comes as Aaryn Gries and GinaMarie Zimmerman have been overheard using racial and homophobic slurs during the show's live feeds.

Their comments were later exposed on-air, and other cast members such as Spencer Clawson have also found themselves in hot water this month.

This is just the latest fallout from the controversy - which the people creating it may not even be aware of, given that they're locked in the BB house.

Aaryn Gries, who was heard making racist comments about Helen Kim, was fired by her modeling agency. Zimmerman lost her job as a pageant coordinator.

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During last night's episode, several contestants confronted Gries about her racist remarks, which she wrote off as just "jokes" that were misconstrued.

This isn't the first time CBS has commented on the controversy: The network issued a statement saying they did "not condone" the racial remarks.

"We certainly find the statements made by several of the houseguests on the live Internet feed to be offensive," the network said in their statement.

Host Julie Chen spoke out about Gries and Zimmerman on The Talk, saying "I have to be honest, the Asian ones hit me the most. It stung," she said.

"I took it personally. I'm a human being."

From the looks of it, unless the house gets it together and votes Aaryn and GinaMarie out, we may not have seen the last of this scandal, either.




I have not watched Big Brother a lot this season. But firing someone from a modeling gig seems a bit over the top!


Aaryn needs to go home! it's that simple....She flipped Candice's bed, insulted her and then when Amanda confronted her about her racial comments, Aaryn didn't want to hear it. BIG BROTHER is one of TV"s reality shows that I enjoy to watch......I don't watch it for drama that Aaryn is causing, I can watch racism in America on my local news! I don't like it and I don't like her....I'm glad she got fired, I hope she doesn't know that she got fired and when she walks out of the BB house and sits down with Julie Chen, I hope Julie tells her right there and then she's fired or if Julie Chen doesn't have the heart to tell her, Then CBS should get Donald Trump to be there and hire him to tell her "YOU"RE FIRED!!" Heck, I believe Donald Trump would do it for free. P.S. I love Amanda

@ Bobby

Bobby...AMEN to that, bro!!!!! I hope and pray that Aaryn goes home on this upcoming Thursday night's episode. Aaryn does nothing but stink up and pollute the BB game/BB house with her snotty and ugly-ass ways...YIKES!!!!! And, dude...I (also) love Amanda. AMANDA ROCKS!!!!! I gotta tell ya'...I gained another kind of respect for Amanda when she confronted that stank-ass Aaryn. Amanda is a COOL-ASS CHICK...something that Aaryn will NEVER be!!!!! Again...AMANDA ROCKS!!!!! Bobby...take care, bro. Peace.


Big Brother sucks. It should be cancelled worldwide..


As far as I'm concerned, CBS should have issued that disclaimer YEARS AGO..........


Glad Aaryn got fired. Don't know what kind of model she is, nothing comes to mind. This season seems to be the craziest in all the yrs I have watched the snow. Lots of hookups, and the women go crazy when the guys are eliminated with all the stupid, ugly crying, you will never the guys act like that. Girls, it makes you all look desperate and pathetic.


CBS should not allow this kind of trash talk to ruin the show. What about the sponsors do they approve of GinaMarie & Aarjyn? Somebody needs to speak to them in the Diary Room & let them know what's going on out here.


someone will be suing the show letting that crap take place and they will deserve it for not getting rid of the problem


Can't wait to hear about the royal payback those two dingbats are going to face when they leave outta that house. It's going to be wicked epic.


OK, so CBS is warning viewers about what people might say? How about warning about all the sex that has taken place over the last several years? Call someone a name and you're racist, have sex on camera and you're a star. What a load of crap.

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