Transgender TV personality B. Scott is suing BET, claiming the network humiliated him during the recent BET Awards by snatching him off the air because he was wearing women’s clothes.

According to TMZ, Scott claims in his lawsuit that he was hired to be the Style Stage Correspondent for the pre-show in June. At the beginning of the show, Scott claims he was wearing a flowing black tunic and black pants, all approved by BET producers.

Scott claims after the first segment of the pre-show, he was pulled backstage and told his outfit wasn’t acceptable. Scott says he was ordered to “mute the makeup, pull back his hair” and remove the women’s wear, which included heels.

Scott says that even though they forced him to change into men’s clothing, he was still removed from the show and replaced by Adrienne Bailon.

Scott says he was humiliated and suffered damage to his reputation, claiming BET is guilty of discrimination based on gender identity as well as sexual orientation.

He wants $2.5 million minimum from BET.

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11 thoughts on “B. Scott Sues BET for Forcing Him to Wear Men’s Clothing

  1. You really allow it to be look very easy as well as your powerpoint presentation however to find the following topic to get really something which I do believe I’d in no way recognize. It seems very difficult and intensely big for me. My business is excited about on your own next publish, I’m going to try to receive the hang on to of it!

  2. JudgeJuicy on said:

    You’re a dude man! Look down! Second of all Hallmark wouldn’t have him..just Logo and Bravo and maybe MTV and VH1.

  3. RENO2AC on said:

    BET knew exactly what they were getting. If they didn’t want a man to come on the air dressed as a woman, they should not have hired a man who they knew liked to dress as a woman.

  4. Denise on said:

    Be who you are but BET don’t have to show every thing on TV. I show him on Chef Robie’s show and he was a hot mess to me.

  5. Had never heard of B. Scott before, but he doesn’t seem to identify as transgender according to any sources I’ve found. I suggest that BAW should correct the label. As far as I can tell, he just seems to like playing outside the lines when it comes to gender roles, which is awesome in my opinion 🙂

  6. YOU GOT TO BE KIDDING ME! What the hell is going on with this world for any and everyone to think morality is just gone. I’ve seen a lot of ratchidness and crap on BET. For them to finally draw the line at this confuses me. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t want to see any transgenders on BET or any other program that a lot of youth will be viewing. I have to ask what made them draw the line here?

  7. And yet he keeps on trying to force BET to accept him. If BET is humiliating him THAT much, maybe he should just go play host for the History or Hallmark Channels. Geeze! Stop whining and move on.

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