Posts tagged "paula deen"

Paula Deen Compares Herself To “That Black Football Player” Who Just Came Out (Yes, Really)

“I feel like ‘embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. It’s like that black football player who recently came out. He said, ‘I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player.’ I know exactly what he’s saying. I’m fighting to get my…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 27, 2014

TV Jackpot: “Law & Order: SVU” Makes A Trayvon Martin/Paula Deen Episode

Whoa Nelly, we're not even sure how this is going to go down, but the baby geniuses behind "Law & Order: SVU" have gone and done it again. After their amazing "ripped from the headlines" Chris Brown/Rihanna episode, they've now announced they're going to do a show inspired by both the Trayvo…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2013

Judge Drops Racial Discrimination Claims Against Paula Deen

A Georgia judge threw out racial discrimination complaints against Paula Deen by a former employee, Lisa Jackson. Sexual harassment claims against Deen and her brother Bubba Hiers from the same lawsuit still exist. [People, TMZ] Casey Wilson from "Happy Endings" and "Saturday Night Live" and June Diane…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2013

Paula Deen Called Her Black Cook Her “Soul Sister”

Paula Deen's longtime cook for her restaurant Lady & Sons, a black woman named Dora Charles, has come out with new allegations that Deen is just as racist as suspected. She called Charles her "soul sister," used racial slurs when speaking to staff, and wanted Charles to ring a dinner bell and yell,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 25, 2013

Paula Deen Loses 5-Book Deal

Just when you thought there were no more blows left to be dealt to Paula Deen comes this pretty painful one: NBC News reports that company No. 11 is severing ties. Random House imprint Ballantine Books won't go ahead with a planned printing of her new cookbook. Adding to the ouch: The cookbook in question is Paula Deen’s New…
By: Newser / June 29, 2013

Target And Novo Nordisk Drop Paula Deen

As Paula Deen was dropped by seemingly every company she's ever been associated with, Novo Nordisk continued to say it would stand by her—but even that relationship appears to have frayed. The diabetes drug maker that partnered with Deen as she announced she had the disease today announced it is suspending the relationship "for now." A rep tells Eater there is the "option" to resume the partnershi…
By: Newser / June 27, 2013

Paula Deen Cries On “The Today Show”

Paula Deen made her much anticipated appearance on "The Today Show" this morning and attempted to convince Matt Lauer and the public that she is not a racist. Deen insisted that she only ever used the n-word once, during the incident mentioned in her deposition, and…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 26, 2013

Yet Another Example of Paula Deen’s Racism: She Allegedly Paid African-Americans In Booze, Not Money

"Paula and Bubba just gave us beer and alcohol and I don't even drink.  It was insulting and unfair.  I was like, 'Pay me! She knew I had just gotten married.  I had a baby on the way.  I needed the money and I was the only one to step up and complain over it…
By: Erica Boorstein / June 24, 2013

Paula Deen Fired From The Food Network

The Food Network announced it will not renew Paula Deen's contract for the end of the month following the gigantic racism shitstorm that's been brewing all week. You can watch the extended cut of Deen's disastrous apology video over at Buzzfeed; the edited version has been yanked offline for some…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2013

Paula Deen Has Officially Jumped The Racism Shark

“The whole entire waiter staff was middle-aged black men, and they had on beautiful white jackets with a black bow tie. I mean, it was really impressive. That restaurant represented a certain era in America … after the Civil War, during the Civil War, before the Civil War … It was not only black men,…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 19, 2013

No More Deep Fried Twinkies For Paula Deen

Lover of butter, endorser of the deep-fried everything, daytime drinker Paula Deen has revealed that she can't eat her own fatty foods anymore. The 64-year-old chef has admitted that she suffers from Type-2 diabetes. I guess this means no more deep fried mac n' cheese recipes. No more butter tower photo ops. And no more…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 13, 2012

Paula Deen Chapstick And More Of The World’s Weirdest Lip Balms

Although no one has quite figured out where to purchase it, we hear that Paula Deen has a mouth watering line of lip balm perfect for the person looking to "put a little South on your mouth." Aren't we all? Allegedly,Paula's chapstick comes in butter flavor, banana pudding, or key lime pie. Yum! I'll…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 18, 2011

Top Chef This: Paula Deen Tells Anthony Bourdain Which Way Is Up

"Anthony Bourdain needs to get a life. You don't have to like my food, or Rachael [Ray]'s, Sandra [Lee]'s and Guy [Fieri]'s. But it's another thing to attack our character. I wake up every morning happy for where I am in life ... You know, not everybody can afford to pay $58 for prime ri…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 19, 2011

Money Shot: Paula Deen, Butter Lover

A nice, creamy stick of butter gets Paula Deen in the mood ... to get things cooking. A very fine lubricant indeed ... for pans. [Out Gayed Myself]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 1, 2011

Pugla Deen

Hey y'all! Pugla Deen is serving up some of her signature deep-fried kibble balls. Made with love and slobber. [The Clearly Dope]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 1, 2011

Art Imitates Life For Paula Deen

I've been obsessing about Paula Deen since her appearance on "Top Chef." I want to be friends with her. Since that's not a reality yet, I've been spending a lot of time on the Tumblr blog, Paula Deen Riding Things and apparently, so has she. “I think it's great to see how creative…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 11, 2011

Paula Deen Makes The Creepiest Sandwich Ever

Just slow Paula Deen down and give her some doughnuts and you’ve got a B horror movie on your hands. [The Daily What]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 11, 2010

Paula Deen Eats A Lasagna Sandwich

If you're still hungry after looking at that Lady Gaga pic, Southern chef Paula Deen has the perfect snack. The woman who considers butter a food group shows you how to turn a perfectly good piece of lasagna into a lasagna sandwich. She puts the gas in gastronomy. [BuzzFeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 7, 2010

Paula Deen Gets Hit In The Face With A Flying Ham

Poor Paula Deen. The celebrity chef was at a Thankgiving event when a participant decided to use a big ol' frozen ham roast as a pig skin and Deen's face got in the way. She seems a-okay though. Nothing eating a stick of butter can't cure!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 23, 2009

Quick Pic: Paula Deen Goes Lady Gaga

Paula Deen, the Comfort Food Queen, has cooked up an outfit even fresher than Lady Gaga's to shoot a segment of her show. Yeah girl, rock that skirt/giant apple slicer! [New York City, 9/18/09]…
By: Simcha / September 18, 2009
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