CBS is continuing to employ Jeff Schroeder, this time as a guest star on The Bold and the Beautiful. He’s the Big Brother cast member whose bigotry previously prompted the network to issue a statement about not condoning his behavior. Right. Also, without any indication of self-awareness, he told TV Guide that this year’s “houseguests know they’re on camera 24/7 and should be much more aware of what they’re saying. Now they’re going to have to pay for it once the game is over. … I don’t condone the terrible stuff that’s being said in the house, nor am I trying to protect those players but I believe educating them when they get out is the key. You can only hope they’ll learn from their mistakes and become better people.”
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