GinaMarie Zimmerman, Big Brother Houseguest, Also Fired Over Racial Slurs

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Big Brother contestant GinaMarie Zimmerman has already been fired from her job as pageant coordinator for East Coast USA Pageant, Inc.

Both she and Aaryn Gries have been let go from their day jobs in the last 48 hours due to their use of racial and gay slurs on the BB15 live feeds.

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The reality show is edited before it appears on CBS, but the feeds airing online 24/7 captured some serious racial and gay slurs used by both women.

About fellow contestants, no less.

Zimmerman had been employed for the past five years, but East Coast USA Pageant was "left in disbelief and shock" at her "acts of hate and racism."

"We have never known this side of Ginamarie or have ever witnessed such acts of racism in the past," Lauren Handler, the National Director and CEO, said.

"The East Coast USA Pageant is an outlet for girls and women to gain self-confidence announce their platform and most importantly celebrate who they are."

"We believe and teach our contestants that beauty comes from within. We celebrate the diversity of our participants as all ethnicities are beautiful."

"We are actually thankful that this show let us see Ginamarie for who she truly is as we would never want her to be a role model to our future contestants."

"It is unfortunate that her hateful words were able to be witnessed by so many thousands of Big Brother fans as they were rightfully so deeply offended."

"We are unable to contact her at this time but when she returns from the Big Brother house we will be terminating her employment for her unforgivable behavior."

"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."

CBS has addressed the recent use of racial and homophobic slurs on Big Brother 15, insisting that the network does not condone such behavior.

"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."


The only people that complain about this behavior is the people they are talking about. Black white green or purple, gay straight or Bi- why is it we never get to hear the white straight persons cry for equality? Its only not equal when you are black, Indian, Asian, gay etc. no one ever complains if there's an all gay panel of judges, all black panel, but for goodness sake- let someone say something about all white and the racism is ON!


I hope everyone of these contestants sue the Heck out of the companies that have publicly fired/terminated their employment prior to having the discussion with the employee first. In my opinion, the company's behavior is just as bad as the people on big brothers behavior. They have a responsibility to the employee and they should NOT be able to tell the world they are fired- before the conversation happens with the employee.


Is she related to George Zimmerman, the murderer of the late Travyon Martin?


These creatures are mean to everyone. Not just gay or minority. they are bullys. The point of their behavior is to break others down. It also cements their own position in the house. That being said, it certainly doesn't excuse their words. And yes, we have freedom of speech, and we also have to accept the consequences our speech brings. They will most assuredly get big surprises when they leave the house. After all, only one of them can win.


This "politically correct" crap is getting old. Wake up people, freedom of speech is going to be gone and you will wonder what happened. Blacks need to watch what they say to each other if they want the respect of people and gays need to shut up, not everyone thinks you're wonderful.

@ jacasa

When has speaking out against people who oppress, bully, ridicule and humiliate others been in any way "politically correct crap"? I get it, if it's not happening to you and it makes you feel better to hear it, then it must be okay. What happened to you that you're so bitter, that you need to be so cruel to strangers.
So by your logic I can say whatever I like, be as mean and unjustified and insulting to anyone that I like- because it's all politically correct crap to try and be a decent person.
You've just shown what a ridiculous, unjust, bigoted bully you are yourself by making your hate-filled comments.
Oh, and by the way, I'm gay, I'm a decent person who doesn't callously accept the subjugation of others based on their race, gender, sexual preference-or anything else. I accept that we are all the same and that none of us is superior to another-just because people like you are bullies and say so. Diversity makes a world, I'd rather die than be a clone of haters like you.
We're all wonderful, your behaviour is less so. Work on your own issues and stop venting our poison at others, be part of the solution, not the problem. Irrational hate and fear just begets more. Is that the world you want for your kids? I sure don't.

@ Wtf

Certainly, black people and gays are a problem for society for their behavior. Just look at the statistics, most criminals are black and gay people are known for spreading AIDS.

@ omgMan

and people are known for geting beat up and shot dead so stfu.


@Cain what does African Americans and welfare have to do about anything with this post except for you to be able to get your racist s*** out on the Internet its simply about two females degrading multiple other races not even just African Americans but you come with some bogus post for what to be an ass

@ vonn

and people are known for geting beat up and shot dead so stfu.


Of 29,900,000 welfare recipients in America 38.8% white, 39.8% black. 78.6% of 29,900,000 welfare recipients are White or Black. The other 21.4% are "other". Of the 78.6%, its pretty much an even racial split. 72.4 % of America is White. [223,553,265]
12.6 % of America is Black. [38,929,319] 11,661,000 of 223,553,265 White Americans on welfare [5.21%]
11,362,000 of 38,929,319 Black Americans on welfare [29.17%] == A black kid asks his mother, "Mama, what's a Democracy?" "Well, son, that's when white folks work every day so we can get all our benefits,you knows like free cell phones for each family member, rent subsidy, food stamps, WIC, free healthcare, utility subsidy, & the list goes on & on, you knows". "But mama, don't the white people get pissed off about that?" "Sure they do, that's called racism!"


What did GinaMarie and Aaryn say exactly?

@ Jessie

they called a gay guy a queer behind his back,said a asian house guest needs to go make rice and that they were going to do something to her face so she can see straight( i think hit her or through sand in her face something like that) and that they should stop talking because there black female housemate might hear she is so dark they said that they cant see her with the lights offs so they was scared and laughed (they went after all so its good for them they are negative against anyone not white or straight)

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