'Big Brother 15': Don't boycott the show because of the houseguests' comments

There has been much public backlash about the comments some of the "Big Brother 15" contestants have made while in the house, most notably against Aaryn Gries, the young woman from Texas. She has been heard on the live feeds making racist remarks about both the black contestants and the Korean contestant and homophobic slurs against the gay contestant. And while obviously the things she says are hurtful and wrong, it does not mean we should be boycotting "Big Brother," like houseguest Candice Stewart's mom is calling for.First of all, "Big Brother's" ratings have been in a steady decline for years. It's an aging show, plus the summer months are no longer a TV wasteland. More competition means less viewers. All a boycott is going to do is kill the show off that much faster. If that's your goal, then fine. But if you're a fan of the show, boycotting is not the answer. In...



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