CBS Issues Statement After ‘Big Brother 22’ Castmate Is Accused of Using Racial Slur

by Jeremy Spirogis
CBS Issues Statement After ‘Big Brother 22’ Castmate Is Accused of Using Racial Slur

Big Brother 22 houseguests are monitored 24 hours a day and followers can eavesdrop in the event that they subscribe to the stay feeds. Social media is rampant all day with updates from the home and because the recreation heats up, stress rises. Memphis Garrett was accused of allegedly utilizing a racial slur to refer to a different solid member and CBS is now weighing in on the controversy.

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What did CBS say?

Nothing goes unnoticed to Big Brother followers that tune into the stay feeds every day. Viewers are in a position to take a peek inside the home to look at how the drama unfolds day by day. In doing so, they often catch houseguests utilizing inappropriate language and Memphis was on the middle of controversy this week.

A video circulating on-line reveals Memphis and Cody Calafiore speaking about David Alexander. Fans of the present heard Memphis discuss with David utilizing a derogatory time period. However, it was unclear what Memphis truly mentioned and brought on confusion on social media.

The story was picked up by a tabloid web site which made it blow up till it acquired to the attention community. After reviewing the video, CBS issued a press release relating to the incident.

“We are conscious of press stories about Big Brother followers on social media accusing a houseguest of whispering an offensive racial slur through the present’s 24/7 stay feed,” the assertion reads. “The producers have listened to the scene using enhanced audio. Additionally, the Network’s program practices team isolated and played back the scene several different ways using professional, studio-grade audio equipment.”

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“After close examination, it has been determined a racial epithet was not said or uttered,” the assertion continued. “Hate speech won’t be tolerated, and people who violate the coverage might be faraway from the Big Brother House.”

Another incident

After the eviction on Thursday, September 17, the houseguests performed within the Head of Household competitors. CBS lower the feeds till a winner was declared and other people must tune in to Sunday’s episode to see how the competitors performed put. As the stay feeds got here again up, viewers caught a conversation the place David made reference to a tiff he acquired into.

“Fu**er came out of a room screaming,” Enzo mentioned.

“What were you screaming?” Tyler Crispen requested.

“I just got into a little…,” David began saying.

“But what is that?” Enzo requested. “That’s a derogatory term… is that what that is?”

The feed cutaway to a different a part of the home and viewers weren’t aware of if David cleared up the confusion. It is just not recognized who used the “derogatory term” and what phrase was used.

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Where does the home stand now?

Ian Terry was the housemate evicted from tie Big Brother home on Thursday evening with a vote of 5-3. The BB14 winner sat on the block with Tyler, who was a runner-up in BB20. It was Da’Vonne Rogers, Kevin Campbell, and David who voted to maintain Ian and evict Tyler.

It is the latter three housemates which can be in peril of being put up on the block this subsequent week as a dominant alliance continues to name the photographs out.

Big Brother 22: All-Stars airs on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at eight p.m. ET on CBS.

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