Big Brother contestant Aaryn Gries was evicted from the Big Brother house on Thursday, August 29. During er stay in the house, she insulted almost every other contestant but claims she’s not a racist.
After her eviction, Gries grabbed her place on the hot seat with Big Brother host Julie Chen who called her out on her racist comments. While facing Chen’s direct questions, Aaryn Gries was booed by the live audience.
Aaryn Gries was ousted from the house by a houseguest vote of five to zero. While there were many racist comments made by the houseguests, Gries seemed to be the most offensive of the bunch.
Chen read Gries some of the more offensive of her comments. One comment was made by Gries as she was referring to Candice, an African-American contestant. “Be careful what you say in the dark, you might not be able to see the b*tch.”
Another of Gries’ offensive comments were directed at Helen who is an Asian contestant. “Shut up, go make some rice.” Rounding out Aaryn Gries’ racist comments was the one she used when referring to Andy who is a gay contestant. “Nobody is going to vote for whoever that queer puts up.”
While in the hot seat, Aaryn Gries tried to justify her racist comments by saying, “I honestly feel horrible. I feel like in Texas we say things that are sometimes… We joke and we don’t mean it.”
“I really feel bad that this is how it has been seen and how I’ve come across to people. I don’t want to seem like that person and I really do respect everyone in this game, although we have had some really hard times because we’re all fighting for our lives in the game.”
Let me just say on a side note, as a Texan, Aaryn Gries does not speak for me. Also, I don’t know anyone Texan or not who would make these types of comments.
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