'Big Brother 15': Aaryn Gries' racist comments lose her a modeling contractAdd to Favorites | Big Brother
Aaryn is hardly the only (or the worst) person in the house to be making these comments, but she's the first to feel some official backlash -- which she won't even know about until she's off the show.
Zephyr Talent in Austin, Texas has decided to drop Aaryn from its agency.
UPDATE: Aaryn has also been removed from the Bella Petite modeling search
In a statement, the agency says, "Aaryn, season 15 cast member of Big Brother, revealed prejudices and other beliefs that we (Zephyr Talent) do not condone. We certainly find the statements made by Aaryn on the live Internet feed to be offensive. Any views or opinions expressed in personal commentary by Aaryn, either on any live feed from the House or during the broadcast, are hers alone and do not represent the views or opinions of Zephyr Talent. Upon much consideration, we have decided to release Aaryn from her contract with Zephyr Talent."
What say you, "Big Brother" fans? Just desserts?
UPDATE: A Change.org petition has been set up to get Aaryn off the show, writing, " CBS Television Network and the production of Big Brother must take swift action to condemn Aaryn's remarks, and Aaryn must be expelled."
However, Aaryn is hardly the only culprit in the ugliness in the "BB" house, so if CBS were to expel everyone who has made off-color remarks, half the house would be gone, including Spencer, Jeremy, GinaMarie and Kaitlin.
So far, the petition has just over 3500 signatures.