BET Apologizes to B. Scott

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30:  B. Scott attends the P&G Red Carpet Style Stage at the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Alberto Rodriguez/BET/Getty Images for BET)

BET Apologizes to B. Scott

Clash over style correspondent's attire was miscommunication.

Published July 2, 2013

Fashion blogger B. Scott, a style correspondent for this year's BET Awards, expressed disappointment on Monday over a request from show producers to change his look before going on-camera at the Style Stage for the 2013 BET Awards. BET Networks has released the following statement regarding the matter:


“BET Networks embraces global diversity in all its forms and seeks to maintain an inclusive workforce and a culture that values all perspectives and backgrounds,” the statement read. “The incident with B. Scott was a singular one with a series of unfortunate miscommunications from both parties. We regret any unintentional offense to B. Scott and anyone within the LGBT community and we seek to continue embracing all gender expressions.”

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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