Freedom of speech means means freedom from legal prosecution, it does not mean freedom from criticism.
Just as she is free to say that non white-heterosexuals are awful, I am free to say she is awful for saying that, and her employers are free not to employ her for saying it. (And you know they would have never fired her if she said it in private instead of on national TV).
I didn't see yesterday's episode, what were Elissa and Aaryn's thought processes when they decided to put up Jeremy and Nick. I kind of get Jeremy because he treats Elissa like crap and she might think he would be targeted as a physical threat. But what made Aaryn target Nick?