The Controversy Over ‘Big Brother’ Housemates' Racial and Homophobic Slurs Heats Up


What is said on the CBS reality hit, "Big Brother" makes it to air and now some of the housemates are in the hot seat after they were overheard using racial and homophobic slurs during the program's 24-hour live feeds on In a statement the network says they are, "…weighing carefully issues of broadcast standards, [with] an obligation to inform the audience of important elements that influence the competition and sensitivity to how any inappropriate comments are presented.”