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The Block's Omar and Oz confront foreman Dan over racial stereotypes

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The Block’s Omar and Oz confront Foreman Dan about racial stereotypes in the show after Muslims in western Sydney were labeled ‘untrustworthy dealers’

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Omar and Oz have had a rough ride on The Block this season with their integrity being questioned after scoring a baby grand piano for $7,500.

The Western Sydney partners have been nicknamed ‘dodgy dealers’ and have raised suspicions among other participants, with Sarah-Jane even requesting an audit.

It all came to a head on Tuesday night when the pair confronted frontman Dan about the label after accusing them of “hiding” mistakes in their laundry on Saturday.

Omar and Oz (both pictured) have had a rough ride on The Block this season with their integrity being questioned after scoring a baby grand piano for $7,500. Western Sydney's partners have been nicknamed 'dodgy dealers'

Omar and Oz (both pictured) have had a rough ride on The Block this season with their integrity being questioned after scoring a baby grand piano for $7,500. Western Sydney’s partners have been nicknamed ‘dodgy dealers’

Omar and Oz sat down with the trader to have a candid conversation about the “hurtful” things he and foreman Keith said on the show.

“It’s just the things you said that are pretty hurtful to Oz and me. You’re basically saying, “You’re hiding a problem with a problem,” Omar said.

Dan accused them of covering up their mistakes and apologized by saying he “shouldn’t have worded it that way.”

It all came to a head on Tuesday night when the pair confronted frontman Dan (pictured) about the label after he accused them of “hiding” mistakes in their laundry.

“There were problems in there that I didn’t think we could solve that night. That’s probably how I should have said it. So my apologies for that,” he said.

It wasn’t the crux of the problem though, as Omar went on to say, “The word ‘dodgy’ comes up quite a bit, which is completely at odds with what Oz and I do.”

Oz chimed in: “The last thing we want is for people to see us and think we’re untrustworthy.”

Omar and Oz sat down with the trader to have a candid conversation about the “hurtful” things he and foreman Keith said on the show

Foreman Dan went straight to the defense and said he hadn’t said that word Saturday night and that the other houses had received the same criticism.

Later, in front of the cameras, Omar explained the nuance involved in using the word “dodgy” to describe a person of color compared to someone who is white, saying that it “elicits a different perception.” ‘ to viewers watching from home.

He said: ‘It’s very easy to go to House Two where Matty from Elevate is building and you say it’s unreliable and it probably won’t get anyone to watch it from home, but if you tell a Lebo or an Afghan or someone of completely different color and culture, it’s very different.’

Dan accused them of covering up their mistakes and apologized by saying he “shouldn’t have worded it that way.” It wasn’t the crux of the issue though, as Omar went on to say, “The word ‘dodgy’ comes up quite a bit, which is completely at odds with what Oz and I do.”

The pair expressed concern to Dan that they were being made to look like “two w*gs” who went on The Block to “do dodgy s**t on TV.”

They said it was a “hurtful” experience as they wanted to change Australians’ perception of their community after growing up with severe racism.

Dan said it wasn’t the image he was trying to portray of them, insisting it’s “not who I am as a person.”

The Block continues on Wednesday at 7:30 PM on channel 9

The pair expressed concern to Dan that they were being made to look like “two w*gs” who went on The Block to “do dodgy s**t on TV.” They said it was a ‘hurtful’ experience because they wanted to change Australians’ perception of their community