Celebrity chef fired over racial slurs

Celebrity chef fired over racial slurs

There are 11 comments on the Asbury Park Press story from Jun 22, 2013, titled Celebrity chef fired over racial slurs. In it, Asbury Park Press reports that:

The Food Network said Friday it's dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.

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Not Politically Correct

Sayville, NY

#1 Jun 22, 2013
A Black guy and a Mexican guy opened a restaurant. It's called "Nacho Mama".
Larry

Redondo Beach, CA

#2 Jun 22, 2013
what would have happened if she was Black and said similar things about Whites
Watermelon Man

Sayville, NY

#3 Jun 22, 2013
Larry wrote:
what would have happened if she was Black and said similar things about Whites
Maybe given a State Dinner at the White House?
Fred

Chandler, AZ

#4 Jun 22, 2013
Finally, we can watch food network with out looking at this fat overweight slob.
Lisa

Yorba Linda, CA

#6 Jun 22, 2013
Watermelon Man wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe given a State Dinner at the White House?
I wouldn't doubt it. Always the double standard!
Sal

Matawan, NJ

#7 Jun 22, 2013
Fred wrote:
Finally, we can watch food network with out looking at this fat overweight slob.
Or her endless, untalented and charisma-free family!
Natalie

Tellico Plains, TN

#8 Jun 22, 2013
Who cares? Shes not the first person to say it. I love her cookware. Wont stop me from buying her items and cookbooks. Love me some Paula Deen.
Fred

Mesa, AZ

#10 Jun 22, 2013
Sal wrote:
<quoted text>
Or her endless, untalented and charisma-free family!
Amen!!!
Jamie Hunter

Kingsland, GA

#11 Jun 22, 2013
PLEASE SHARE, KEEP PAULA DEEN https://www.change.org/petitions/the-food-net...
Jackie

Medina, OH

#12 Jun 23, 2013
She apologized and when are people like JayZ and all the black rappers going to apologize for their racial slurs.

Same old song and dance.

Food Network I hope loses their ratings!
Justin

Apache Junction, AZ

#13 Jun 23, 2013
Jamie Hunter wrote:
PLEASE SHARE, KEEP PAULA DEEN https://www.change.org/petitions/the-food-net...
Miss fatty needs to go die of low blood sugar.

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