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‘N-word’ user Paula Deen is an Obama supporter

Posted by on Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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Television chef Paula Deen, who lost her gig Friday with the Food Network after admitting and apologizing for having used racial epithets, including the “N-word,” is a supporter of President Barack Obama and campaigned on his behalf in 2008.

The Southern-bred television personality also invited Michelle Obama onto one of her television programs and praised the first lady’s healthy eating agenda.

Deen, who has previously faced criticism for using excessive quantities of fat and salt in her dishes, is under fire after it was revealed in a lawsuit that she admitted using the N-word and other racial slurs in front of her employees.



Deen is also accused of sexual harassment, and was found in contempt of court for refusing to turn over a video in which she allegedly simulates a sex act on a chocolate eclair.

Deen is being sued for $1.2 million by Lisa Jackson, who managed Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House in Savannah, Ga., for Paula Deen Enterprises. Jackson also alleges that Deen wanted to hire African-Americans to dress up in costumes and work at her brother’s wedding.

“What I would really like is a bunch of little [N-word] to wear long-sleeve white shirts, black shorts and black bow ties. Now that would be a true Southern wedding, wouldn’t it?,” Deen allegedly said, according to Jackson.

Deen apologized profusely in multiple videos “for the wrong that I’ve done.”


“Food Network will not renew Paula Deen’s contract when it expires at the end of this month,” said a network spokesperson.

The White House did not immediately return a request for comment.

CORRECTION: The first version of this article incorrectly stated Deen allegedly called President Obama the “N-word” in front of her employees, when, in fact, the lawsuit states her brother Bubba Hiers is the one accused of using the epithet to describe Obama. 



Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/21/n-word-user-paula-deen-is-an-obama-supporter/#ixzz2X4cpJC7H


by on Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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KGreen75
by Bronze Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:42 PM
Using a word doesn't make one a racist. Just because I use the word cunt or bitch doesn't mean I hate women and think less of them.
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by Christy on Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:42 PM

Deen is accused of sexual harassment? Haven't seen that one.

Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:45 PM
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OMG. The poor eclairs.

Paula Deen is reaping what she has sown as far as her behavior. Unfortunately she behaved in such a bad manner that she has lawsuits and contempt charges. This goes beyond using a racial epithet once.

Mommabearbergh
by Gold Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 4:53 PM
she is going down with the sinking ship.Her brother seems to be with the one with the most stacked up against him and she is the one taking the beating for it. Although apart of me is thinking of the but i have black friends statement when i read the article.
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