BET/Viacom & B. Scott Reach Settlement; B. Scott & His Attorney Release Statements

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B. Scott and BET/Viacom have reached a settlement regarding B. Scott’s lawsuit against the network for discrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression.

B. Scott’s attorney, Waukeen McCoy, released the following statement:

“Anti-Slapp statutes should not be used as a shield against discriminatory actions in an employment setting. Resolving litigation is good for all parties.”

A message from B. Scott himself:

Dear love muffins,

After two years of a lengthy legal battle with BET/Viacom, I can say that a settlement has been reached and ‘the matter is resolved’.

It’s never an easy decision to stand up for yourself and fight for your right to be who you are. It’s something that I believe in and it’s something that I’ll always continue to defend.

In recent months we’ve witnessed transgender individuals, gender non-conforming performers, and other allies in the fight for equality receive opportunities that may not have been extended to them a few years ago.

I’m proud to say I’m part of the change. I truly hope that by walking in my truth it encourages others to be who they are. Thank you to my attorney Waukeen McCoy, my family and friends, and of course my love muffins for all of your continued support.

I must say, through it all God is so good.

As always, double kisses xoxo!


B. Scott

P.S. I can’t wait to share with you the many exciting projects I have coming up this year!

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