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.

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