Transgender B. Scott Sues BET For Forcing Him Into Men’s Clothes

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B. Scott — an openly gay transgender person — is suing BET, claiming the network humiliated him during the recent BET Awards by yanking him off the show because he was wearing women”s clothes.

Scott claims in his lawsuit — obtained by our sources — he was hired to be the Style Stage Correspondent for the pre-show in June.  At the beginning of the show, Scott claims he was wearing a flowing black tunic and black pants … which he says were approved by BET honchos.

Scott claims after the first segment of the pre-show, he was pulled backstage and told his garb wasn”t acceptable.  Scott says he was ordered to “mute the makeup, pull back his hair” and remove the women”s wear … which included heels.

Scott says they forced him to change into men”s clothing [see below].  Nonetheless … Scott says he was still 86″d from the show and replaced by Adrienne Bailon.

0807_b_scott_bet_getty_2Scott says he was humiliated and suffered damage to his reputation, claiming BET is guilty of discrimination based on gender identity as well as sexual orientation.

He wants $2.5 million minimum from BET.

Calls to BET were not returned.