One contestant on "Big Brother" has already faced the consequences of the offensive remarks she spat on the CBS reality show. TMZ reports that Aaryn Gries has been dropped by her modeling agency, Zephyr Talent which is based in Austin, Texas, after she made a series of racial and homophobic slurs at the other HouseGuests.
"Aaryn, season 15 cast member of Big Brother, revealed prejudices and other beliefs that we (Zephyr Talent) do not condone," the agency says in a statement. "We certainly find the statements made by Aaryn on the live Internet feed to be offensive. Upon much consideration, we have decided to release Aaryn from her contract with Zephyr Talent."
Some of the insulting comments made by Aaryn on the show include calling a gay contestant a "queer" and telling an Asian-American HouseGuest to "shut up and go and make some rice." She also once dissed a black contestant by snapping, "Be careful what you say in the dark, you might not be able to see that b*tch."
Aaryn was not the only one who was caught on live feeds throwing offensive remarks on the 15th season of the CBS show. As controversy arose, the network said that those were personal commentaries made by the contestants and "do not represent the views or opinions of CBS or the producers of the program."
An online petition on change.org has been launched to expel Aaryn from the reality series. "Racism and Homophobia shouldn't be allowed while competing in a TV show that streams live 24 hours a day," it reads. The petition has so far got 3,000 signatures and counting.