Tag Archives: Paula Deen

Paula Deen scores legal win

August 13, 2013


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Celebrity chef Paula Deen has scored a legal win in her million-dollar lawsuit. ABC News’ Michael Rothman writes: A federal judge in Georgia today threw out the racial discrimination claims made against Paula Deen by Lisa Jackson in a suit that stated she was subjected to sexual harassment and racism while she worked at a […]

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Paula Deen book canceled, new release was No. 1 on Amazon

June 29, 2013


UPDATE: Ballantine Books, a Random House imprint, announced it had made the “difficult decision” Friday to cancel publication of Paula Deen’s upcoming cookbook that had been scheduled for an October release. » READ RELATED POST: Deen’s casino restaurant in Tunica to be rebranded As of Thursday morning, “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Recipes, All Lightened Up,” […]

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Time Magazine editorial: Paula Deen victim of ‘implacable witch hunting’

June 28, 2013

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Paula Deen grew up in Georgia. In the ’50s. Her world was the one depicted in the book “The Help”, in which black people’s status as lesser beings was casually assumed. So, who is really surprised that she has used the N word in her life? It would be downright strange if she hadn’t, and […]

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Target cuts ties with Paula Deen; drugmaker distances itself

June 27, 2013


The Associated Press NEW YORK — Paula Deen’s merchandise and media empire is fast unraveling. Retailers Target Corp. and Home Depot Inc. and diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk became the latest companies to sever ties or distance themselves from celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial […]

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