'Big Brother 15': CBS chief Les Moonves OK with how 'appalling' behavior has been handled

The head of CBS says he finds the behavior of some of this summer's "Big Brother" contestants "appalling," but he thinks the network has handled it appropriately."It was established as a social experiment; clearly that's what's happening this year," CBS CEO Les Moonves told reporters Monday (July 29) at the TCA summer press tour. "I find some of the behavior absolutely appalling personally. What you see there I think is unfortunately reflective of how certain people feel in America. It's what our show is."Discussion of "Big Brother" this year has been driven largely by repeated racist comments made by some contestants, notably Aaryn Gries and GinaMarie Zimmerman. Other contestants have made homophobic and misogynist comments as well.Moonves says he watches every episode of "Big Brother," joking that "my wife" -- host Julie Chen -- "would kill me if I didn't." He says he thinks CBS has handled things fairly well in terms of showing the...


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