Alleged BET emails request that B. Scott appear 'less womanly'

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Transgender YouTube star B. Scott has been engaged in a high profile lawsuit against the cable network BET, after he claims the network tried to manipulate his appearance in act of discrimination based on his sexual orientation while he was hosting red carpet events at last summer’s BET Awards.

While BET has denied the allegations, a handful of alleged correspondence between network execs has been unearthed by the gossip site TMZ, and their content appears to support Scott’s allegations.

“I don’t want ‘looking like a woman B Scott,’” reads an email from BET Music Programming president Stephen Hill written before the broadcast, according to TMZ.  “I want tempered B Scott.”

“I can speak to him about being less ‘womanly,’” BET vice president Rhonda Cowan responded in the alleged emails.

In another exchange, producer Stephanie Hodges allegedly warns that Scott is “going to blow this sh*t up and call GLAAD.”

Scott has sued BET for $2.5 million, alleging wrongful termination and discrimination.

“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 change my clothes and prevented me from wearing a heel,” Scott wrote on his website the day after the show. “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.”