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'Big Brother' Shiksa

Shiksa Learns

Jews Have Jewish Names

8/8/2007 12:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Click to play!Relations between Israel and the "Big Brother" house are strained today, after a somewhat anti-Semitic rant from crybaby housemate Amber hit the Internet this week. Oy vey!

Where to begin, already? First of all, Amber said the majority of Jews she knows are "selfish." She then went on to say that her mom and sister explained to her that one can tell who is Jewish based on "their last name" and "by their nose." Gevalt! Amber then proceeded to tell a story about a selfish waitress she worked with who turned out to be ... wait for it ... Jewish! Didn't see that one coming! A shonda!

Jameka, who was on the receiving end of Amber's deep thoughts, reminded Amber that she shouldn't make blanket statements like that. "Yeah, you're right," Amber replied. "There is so much to think about." Most of which, it would seem, Amber has avoided thus far. Shmendrik.

William S. Paley, Ukrainian Jew, was largely responsible for the rise of the CBS network.

UPDATE: Abraham Foxman, National Director of the
Anti-Defamation League tells TMZ: "It's offensive. It's part of the unintended consequences of the communications revolution. Anybody can say what they do - but reality shows are now giving license to these expressions of anti-Semitism. Now, all of a sudden, the world is privy to their bigotry and it's on national television... then enhanced on YouTube. What they've done is distributed anti-Semitism -- which started as a private conversation -- and by putting it on a reality TV show broadcast it to the world at large. I want CBS to understand they are facilitating anti-Semitism. They should act responsibly to the community; they are legitimizing bigoted conversation."

UPDATE: CBS has issued the following statement:
"BIG BROTHER is a reality show about watching a group of people who have no privacy 24/7 - and seeing every moment of their lives. At times, the Houseguests reveal prejudices and other beliefs that we do not condone. We certainly find the statements made by Amber Siyavus on the live Internet feed to be offensive and they will not be part of any future broadcast on the CBS Television Network.

Any views or opinions expressed in personal commentary by a Houseguest appearing on BIG BROTHER 8, either on any live feed from the House or the broadcast, are those of the individual(s) speaking and do not represent the views or opinions of CBS or the producers of the program."

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136.

Smarter & Better Looking    

Hey Sebastian you ignorant fool
Any disparaging coments about a race, creed or religious group is a form of bigotry or prejudice.
You may be too dumb to know that or maybe you just don't care - either way I'll let you crawl back under the rock you came from. :-)

2638 days ago
137.

gisele    

I think they should take amber out of BB8 house that was uncalled for to attack the jewish people and made me wonder what is she on crack. She needs to be let go !
Come on CBS she did a wrong act that hurt many people. Thank You TMZ for putting this out. Another racist pig amber. Why do they let her stay, go home amber. And Cnn should put the lid on her and FOX. Amber is a very trouble girl that has a child and she did mean what she said i watched this ex meth addict say this on TV. And the other is quoting the Christian bible , Iam sure God loves to hear this ! I love god but please dont have them miss quoting bible and making antisemtic remarks.They should Go !!!!
I think the girl is Jemeka that quotes the bible and throws the F word all around and she is black so that doesnt go well with Black people , iam white and Jewish and i feel leave god to yourselve it hurts alot. Take them out of the game seriously.

2638 days ago
138.

Joe American    

I was going to add my comments to this string but it seems that it's escalated to that same old disgusting point of racial, political and religious division.

Look at how angry and ugly these posts are getting. What does that say about us as educated Americans? Poster #123 even implied there’s something to agree with those nations who hate, persecute and kill Jews.

Before you let that anger or hatred rise in you think if these are the thoughts that you really want to have and remember that for all of our faults as individuals.

The same holds true when I go on patrol…“United we stand, divided we fall”.

2638 days ago
139.

Joe American    

Sorry.. Post #150 meant to ref Post #132.

Typing fast, moving out!

2638 days ago
140.

geeewhiz    

Amber, I agree with you 1000%!!!!!

2638 days ago
141.

geeewhiz    

Amber told it like it is, sorry if you can take the truth. :)

2638 days ago
142.

john smith    

Hahahaha....truth hurts doesn't it. Typical of the hate group ADL to advocate the suppression of truthful information.

2638 days ago
143.

Phalaeo    

To the poster who said that they are sick of hearing about the holocaust---

1. The only way that we can ensure that it doesn't ever happen again is to NEVER FORGET.

2. You must have never had to explain to your first grade class where half of your family tree went during the chapter on ancestry.

3. You must have never looked at photos of piles and piles of bodies, realizing that if you were born 50 years earlier, that could have been you.

2638 days ago
144.

geeewhiz    

They should give Amber HOH for hitting that right on!!!! We love you Amber and you were so right!!!!

2637 days ago
145.

Daisy    

Now I think Amber is a total Jerk. She has a lot of nerve talking about noses-just look at hers! She has the ugliest nose I have ever seen & I would never say she must be an Arab. I cannot believe that there are still people in this country who are so ignorant. I hope she gets voted off soon. I do not and cannot stand to watch her again.

2636 days ago
146.

Virgie is fat    

Happy Rosh Hashanah - 5768 - September 12 - Erev

2636 days ago
147.

boca babe    

I find that this is the worst Big Brother house in history. The person who did the casting should be fired. Amber shows her ignorance in every episode. Do they give any IQ tests for this show or do you only rely on low numbers? Speaking as a Catholic AND a New Yorker, I am getting tired of all the inane Bible thumping from Jameka and Amber. They are giving Christians a bad name. Putting down other religions and lifestyles is about as un-Christian as one can get.

2636 days ago
148.

Ariella    

After reading the posts here I am saddened and very disillusioned -- it seems that bigotry is far from being dead and hate-mongering is now a popular sport -- people; please think before you spew hatred and ignorance. We are all first and foremost human beings. Amber does not speak for all Christians, and I believe that Christianity preaches love and understanding -- I see none of that in these posts.

Go in peace -- Lechu beshalom -- and try and make the world a better place.

2636 days ago
149.

1    

You know what, what she said was wrong, but I have a question. Why is it that when someone puts down any other religion/race is it blown off, it not brought to the media, or reported heavily. But, when it has something to do with the jewish people, it is blown out of proportion? I mean people are always belittling the blacks and ranting aginst the whites. People downplay many religions, but why is it that it is when the jewish religion is brought up that whe have to have this big deal over it?

People are alway going to have hateful remarks, deal with it and get over it!!!! Im tired of all this ANTI-SEMITIZM stuff.

There are other religions being put down you know, why not start caring about that, or i'd advise that you just get over it. It wasn't that bad of a statement anyway, it could have been much worse.

2636 days ago
150.

1    

ANTI-SEMITISM* (I spelled it wrong)

2636 days ago
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