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Spencer's Mom Swears

My Son's Not a Bigot!

7/9/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"Big Brother" star Spencer Clawson is not a Hitler-loving bigot -- he's just saying terrible things so his racist friends in the house will like him ... so says Spencer's mother.

TMZ spoke with Donna Clawson ... who insists her son wasn't showing his true colors when "BB" cameras caught him praising Hitler and referring to a gay housemate as "Kermit the f**."

"Spencer really is a great guy," she tells us ... "This is not a guy that’s a bigot or a racist. And he’s not that way at home. He's a great guy."

So why would Spencer say such horrible things? Mama Clawson says her son is just trying to fit in with the racist, homophobic people in the house ... because it's the only way he can win the reality show.

"If you're in a group, you go along with the group talk and that is what is happening with him."

She adds, "This is a reality show. The purpose of the show is scheming behind each other's backs."

"Spencer might not be perfect but he's my son. All those kids are somebody's child. He's a good guy."


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Barb can you talk any sense into these TMZ losers I mean really more non-reality tv

471 days ago


Newsflash people! Hitler WAS a gifted speaker! Saying that doesn't make anyone a nazi.

I hate him as much as the next guy, but you can't deny the facts.

471 days ago

BB not bb    

The mother presents a plausible theory. What this guy said was not even that bad. He mad a bad impression on the viewers, but he is playing a game after all. I think it is outrageous that he was fired for that. I don't even understand the Kermit the Frog insult as being against a protected class.

The problem with employment is that is is considered at will, that you can get fired at any time for any reason. That is why unions are so important to protect worker's rights. I hope his union comes through for him.

Not everyone in the world is Martin Luther King or Gandhi. People need to get over it and stop judging so much over every little thing. I sort of feel people can't be serious, and they are just hiding behind sensitivity as an excuse for their own bullying agenda.

To be on reality TV and actually come out popular and better off for it is a hard task. You have to hand to to people who can pull it off, like Jersey Shore, Honey Boo Boo or maybe Buckwild.

471 days ago

just my opinion    

the problem with these stories is that they make it seem like the person only made one comment. Spencer has made many disgusting comments about black people and gay people. it was not just kermit the f**. Same goes for GinaMarie. Aaryn is getting all of the attention for some strange reason but they've all had ongoing enjoyment with bigotry. What they aired on CBS is maybe 20% of it.

471 days ago

lord flashheart    

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.

471 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

whoa. i didn't realize i was going to be witness to the 'Big Brother Bible Studies' edition. thank goodness they are removing all the hostile opinionated deviants from this great and moral big brother community! are we going to be allowed to participate in their sunday sermon as well?

471 days ago


Being your son doesn't make him a good guy, does he refer to women as *unts at home? Because he sure does in the house. Just because he doesn't do something at home doesn't mean he doesn't do it everywhere else, doesn't mean he is a 'good guy'.

I do feel a bit bad for the parents, I can only imagine how embarrassed they must be, and they are their kids so they will try and defend them. But these people are adults and the whole point of this 'game' is that by putting them in a house, on lock down their true colors come out. Usually not this fast or nasty but please there are plenty in the house that are not like this so the argument that it's somehow not their fault or that's not what they are really like doesn't fly. Being stressed out doesn't suddenly make one say the *hit these guys have been saying.

471 days ago

BB not bb    

I don't think that Hitler was a gifted speaker. I think he looks like a nut and a nerd and immature. I would run from anyone who looked like him. The thing is, you are even taught in school that he had charisma and was a gifted speaker. So if this guy is just repeating that, how can you say that is out of line?

Some people do use bad language and call names. That is all it is, word choice and teasing. Big deal. There is so much bad in this world, to make a huge issue over people babbling while trapped like rats in a lab experiment seems like nothing more than a distraction.

People should be watching the George Zimmerman trial. The defense did a good job yesterday. I felt Tracy Martin was completely discredited and so was his whole family's testimony. If George gets railroaded into jail, you will know there is something WRONG with that miniature jury they have there.

People say they don't like the way George looks. Since when does looks determine guilt or innocence? I guess since you can judge people by how they seem to be on some twisted TV reality torture show.

George has like four different major ethnicities going on at once in his looks. How are they going to say he is just another white guy out shooting black children for the purpose of hatred? When does that every happen? This whole country is going completely insane.

471 days ago

Blake Ozz    

maybe his mom should watch THIS before commenting

471 days ago

Blake Ozz    

mom should watch THIS before making more comments

471 days ago


Springtime for Hitler and Ger-ma-ny.

471 days ago


"This is a reality show. The purpose of the show is scheming behind each other's blacks." - WTF?

471 days ago


Now the Asian on the shows gotta double down with Pol Pot.

471 days ago


The son's not a homophobe or racist, he just plays one on basically what she wants you to believe. For some reason, I don't believe her.

471 days ago

BB not bb

Here is a link to the Zimmerman trial live feed. This case will determine the state of race relations in this country more than some dopey TV show. George looks confident and yet skeptical, as if he knows he is innocent but isn't sure if anyone else will agree in the end.

Either a black rebellion will be put down with his exoneration, or there will be a permanent rift in race relations in the USA. Whites cannot live with the pressure of being accused of racism and murder with every word and deed. Enough is enough. We put up with OJ, but Trayvon is NO WAY.

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