CBS’s New Season of ‘Big Brother’ Already Has a Racism Scandal on its Hands

Jun 26, 2014  •  Post A Comment

The CBS reality show “Big Brother” has just launched its newest season, and the series already has a racism scandal on its hands, reports.

The issue arose Wednesday, which was the premiere day for the show's 16th season, when it was reported that contestant Caleb Reynolds allegedly posted a statement on Instagram that included offensive terms referring to gays and black people, the story notes.

The Instagram statement, which has been taken down, allegedly called President Obama a “Muslim monkey” and used a homophobic slur, according to

The reality show isn’t a stranger to offensive behavior from its cast members. Last summer, contestant Aaryn Gries caused an issue with reports that she had made offensive comments, such as calling one contestant a “queer,” TheWrap report notes.

CBS had no comment, the story adds.

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