Food Network star Paula Deen found herself under fire when allegations of racism and sexual harassment came to light from a recent deposition. In turn she lost her job and was unable to save face, even with a strange series of apology videos and asking people to throw rocks at her.
Yet after all that, the judge has thrown out the claim filed against Deen for some intriguing reasons.
Racism isn't one of Oprah Winfrey's favorite things, but it's something she has to deal with every day -- and the last person she thought she'd deal with it from was her one-time pal, Paula Deen.
The talk show queen is finally speaking out on Deen's use of the N-word, and Winfrey's reaction, predictably, is rational, sane and just gracious enough to make the rest of us feel like terrible people.
Paula Deen issued a statement about that deposition she gave in which she freely admitted to things like using the n-word, making derogatory comments about her staff and expecting them to pose as slaves for a wedding she was planning.
In a nutshell: She's old and Southern, so what did you expect?
Last year Paula Deen was sued by the former general manager of the restaurant she owned with her brother for offenses including inflicting emotional distress with her offensive racial comments.
Now, in a recorded deposition, she's pretty much admitted the latter accusations are true.
Rumors have been floating around that Paula Deen has Type 2 Diabetes. She told Al Roker on the Today Show this morning that the rumors were true and she was diagnosed 3 years ago during a routine exam. She says that this diagnosis, "is not a death sentence."
Paula Deen has Type 2 diabetes is the rumor floating around about the popular Food Network Chef. Paula Deen is best know for her fried, buttered and genuinely unhealthy recipes. She is a Southern Cook and most recipes from the South are fried, dipped, creamed, buttered and who else knows what, but it is good food. I grew up with a grandmother who was a southern cook, something at every meal w