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'Big Brother' Jeff -- Homophobic Shots At Dumbledore

7/13/2011 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

'Harry Potter' ignited a homophobic firestorm inside the "Big Brother' house ... after castmember Jeff Schroeder said he would never send his kid to a "fantasy camp" run by Dumbledore ... because he's gay. 071311_jeff_homophobe_still

It all went down inside the BB house last night  -- during a live feed on the Internet -- when Jeff and Kalia began talking about the fact J.K. Rowling wrote Dumbledore as a gay character.

Jeff -- shocked by the revelation -- says, "He's in a school with little kids, you can't make that guy gay!"

He added, "It isn't right to have it in a little kids book, and have the head master locked away in this magical land, be gay. That isn't the right kind of writing to do."

Kalia responded, "Why? Gay men can't work with little kids!?" ... adding, "Just because he is gay, doesn't mean there is a thing wrong with him."

This isn't the first time Jeff has been involved in a homophobic situation on the show ... back in 2009, he used a gay slur to attack a fellow housemate.

UPDATE: CBS just released the following statement -- "Any views or opinions expressed in personal commentary by a houseguest appearing on Big Brother, 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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Pffft. I am completely a gay supporter, but i do have to say they need to stop being so sensitive to the word "gay"

Where did he say that gay people are bad and need to be taken into a field and shot? He doesn't. People need to lighten up.

1144 days ago


I watched the feeds, I watched his homophobic rant. He said that someone that teaches children CANNOT be gay. He is a bully, and I can't stand him. Kalia was shocked as her sister is gay. Jeff is an idiot, period. He did the same thing to Russell in 2009 calling him a gay white boy. What's his problem with gays, eh Jeff?

1144 days ago


Tinalouise 6 minutes ago
BIG BROTHER SUCKS...They keep bringing the a-holes back every year and I am sick of it! I watched the first night and that was it..Tell Jeff and his ugly biotch big mouthed girlfriend to get a life and kick these two to the curb asap
If you don't like the show and don'*****ch, then why are you calling for some to be evicted? That doesn't make any sense.

And I really think that's unfair to Jordan. She is as dumb as a box of rocks, but one of the sweetest, kindest, naive, trusting and adorable castmembers that BB has ever had. She doesn't have a mean bone in her entire body. That's why she would never judge Jeff for what he said - she's a sweet girl. Don't lump her in with Jeff. Think what you want about Jeff, but Jordan is as sweet as apple pie.

1144 days ago

Rogue Warrior    

2cartman hit the naion the head!!! "Alternative" lifestyles need to be adressed in a differnt manner and at a later age!

1144 days ago


Wow! What Jeff said sounded wrong but it was not said out of hate and Melissa above explained it exactly how he meant it. Like it or not HE is allowed to his opinion too whether or not you agree with it does not make him homophobic. His anger came out because of how it was being twisted and he knew it the second he said it that it wasn't coming out like he meant. That doesn't matter people will ALWAYS disagree on that. What I find HILARIOUS (not really) is all the retaliation toward Jeff and Jordan (who is not even involved) FULL of hate. Hypocrites much?

1144 days ago


Melissa, you are dumb. Seriously.

You KNOW you're going on a TV show that is literally broadcasted 24 hours a day (mostly live feeds) and you don't have the common sense to keep your mouth shut about sensitive topics, especially if your opinion would shine a negative light on you?

Jeff has been a model and in commercials before, and you know they ALL try to use this opportunity to get more TV related jobs, such as hosting TV shows, being on other reality shows, etc. Would you hire them knowing they have made negative comments about an entire community of people?

It'd be like hiring a news anchor that just got through ripping Muslims and stereotyping them as "terrorists".

The term "Uncle Tom" is a part of African American history and since Kalia is black, she should be able to use it if she wants.

Also, since Dani's father **** is retarded, she should be able to use that word as well. :D

1144 days ago

Bubbles The Chimp    

The problem with Jeff is that he probably has experienced or has feelings for men. It is the same story with these types. They are so adamantly against gays then you find out they are gay.

His GF probably uses a strap-on on him and he is hiding it by playing tough guy.

1144 days ago


" and since Kalia is black, she should be able to use it if she wants."

WOW now THAT is dumb. I hope you are offended too. Sorry but if it is okay for one it is okay for all IMO You don't teach people how you want them to act by acting the opposite you teach them by example.

1144 days ago


Being a former Catholic and raised in Catholic schools, sadly, I must agree that sending a bunch of young boys to an island with a gay teacher is something most parents woulkd think twice about.

1144 days ago


Bubbles The Chimp, Melissa is right on.

1144 days ago


Hey Stu, I'd bet you couldn't handle yourself and that you are an internet tough guy. When did it become alright for people to become thought police? He said his piece and you can agree or disagree. My brother is gay but I wasn't offended by what he was saying because he can choose to live how he wants. I think he's wrong that gay men should be excluded from working around kids but I'm not going to condemn him. This PC society is crushing actual discussion and progress. That SUPER HOT Olivia Wilde looking chick called someone a ****** the other night and nobody cared because it was funny and taken as it was intended. Relax people and let people have opinions.

1144 days ago

St James III    

I think the word "Homophobic" is thrown around way too liberally. Gotta wonder if people even realize the definition of the word.

1144 days ago


Samantha, premarital sex is also a sin, but im pretty sure you had sex with half the high school when we was there.

1144 days ago


Oh Jeff, pretty on the outside and ugly on the inside. Kudos to TMZ for running this story. CBS will try to bury it to protect their golden couple, but wow, what a bully, bigot and creep Jeff Schroeder turned out to be. Homosexuals ARE NOT PEDOPHILES. Pedophiles are pedophiles. Shame on Jeff and anyone who tries to 'brush his commments under the rug'. If you can't see how disgusting his comments are, then your are just as disgusting as he is. I'm also shocked that not one of the women in the room at the time defended Kalia against this bully.....Daniele, Jordan and Rachel all have very close gay friends and yet not one of them told Jeff to STFU. Sad, ver sad.

1144 days ago

Bubbles The Chimp    

Samantha: Here we go again... People basing their beliefs on a over translated book of fairy tales. I bet you actually believe the fox ate the gingerbread man also.

Religion is for the weak-minded.

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