B. Scott Suing BET Over Transphobia
In early July, media personality B. Scott was catapulted to national headlines after being banned from coming off as too transgender ruing a pre-show red carpet broadcast for the BET Awards. Now, B. Scott is suing to the tune of $2.5 million over the ordeal.
Style expert B. Scott is suing the BET network for $2.5 million for being forced to wear men's clothes during an awards red carpet show in June.
In an open letter to BET today, Scott wrote in part: "It’s not just about the fact that BET forced me to pull my hair back, asked me to take off my makeup, made me changed my clothes and prevented me from wearing a heel. It’s more so that from the mentality and environment created by BET made me feel less than and that something was wrong with who I am as a person."
BET has not yet commented on the lawsuit.