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Paula Deen Racism

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Another Paula Deen Racism Scandal, Sarah Palin Quits Again and Trump Acts Like a Baby

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Dinesh D'Souza Posts Fake Hillary Photo; Trump is a Whiny Diaper Baby; Ben Carson Blames Obama for the War on Women; Disturbing Bernie Sanders News; and much more.

Paula Deen Tweets Photo With Son In 'Brownface,' Controversy Ensues

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser & Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.07.2015 | Latino Voices

Paula Deen, former Food Network star and documented racist, has landed herself in hot water once again. On Tuesday morning, Deen's social media acc...

Joe Satran

Paula Deen Reveals Her Raunchy Side In New Project | Joe Satran | Posted 09.24.2014 | Taste

A year after the scandal, Deen launches an online video network -- and she gave HuffPost Taste the details.

Paula Deen Rides Robert Irvine Like A Bull, Apologizes For Scandal One More Time

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.24.2014 | Celebrity

Paula Deen may have alienated fans and lost sponsors, but she has certainly not lost her spirit, y'all. She made quite a splash at the South Beach ...

5 Ways Paula Deen Has Secretly Been Making A Comeback

Posted 02.12.2014 | Taste

If you thought you'd never have to see Paula Deen again, think again.

WATCH: Why Paula Deen Used To Dine Alone All The Time

Posted 10.14.2013 | Taste

The trials and tribulations of Food Network's former butter queen.

Oprah Winfrey Addresses Paula Deen Controversy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.06.2013 | Black Voices

More than a month after Paula Deen admitted to using the N-word, Oprah Winfrey is speaking out about the controversy. "In the very first days I tr...

More Unsavory Paula Deen Details Emerge

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices

Will Paula Deen return to the Food Network? Eater reported on Thursday that, according to an anonymous source, the network plans to bring Deen "back i...

Comic Book To Detail Rise & Fall Of Paula Deen

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | Books

NEW YORK, July 10 (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Paula Deen, who lost book deals, contracts and her television cooking show on The Food Network after sh...

Take the Spotlight off Paula Deen and Turn Here Instead

Susan Rebecca White | Posted 07.09.2013 | Taste
Susan Rebecca White

If we really want to turn this public scandal into an opportunity for growth, we should take the spotlight off Ms. Deen. Turn away from the tearful confessionals and interviews. There are better southern cooks, like Edna Lewis, more deserving of our attention. Look toward them.

Can We Forgive Paula Deen?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 09.03.2013 | Celebrity
Stuart Muszynski

The bigger question this Independence Day is how can we all grow from this? Can we declare our independence from racism? And in the process, could we -- should we -- forgive Paula Deen?

Joe Satran

Paula Deen Book Sales Skyrocket Post-Scandal | Joe Satran | Posted 07.03.2013 | Books

Ballantine Books may have been put off enough by Paula Deen's racially insensitive history to cancel the October release of her next cookbook, Paula D...

Jason Linkins

Paula Deen And The Celebrity Atonement Industry | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Over at ThinkProgress, Alyssa Rosenberg makes a series of stellar points about how the fixation on Paula Deen's past misadventures in the world of rac...

Paula Deen, the N-word, and Sh*t Black Folks Can't Say

Cassandra Jackson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Black Voices
Cassandra Jackson

I realize that it is disturbing to think that there might be one privilege that black people have that white people do not. Therefore, I am going to set the record straight.

Why Paula Deen Must Pay for the Sins of the Fathers

Jim David | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media
Jim David

We allow public figures to get away with crimes and misdemeanors all the time. But every so often someone has to go down, so for now let's throw the sacrificial lamb of Paula Deen on the barbie.

What If Paula Deen Had Called Someone a Fag?

Avery Stone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Avery Stone

Paula Deen and Alec Baldwin both used offensive language and demeaned whole populations of people. Why is there a vast disparity between how the public and businesses reacted? Why did Baldwin get off the hook while Deen is fighting to hang on to any semblance of dignity?

All The Good People

Father Jim O'Shea, C.P. | Posted 06.28.2013 | Religion
Father Jim O'Shea, C.P.

Paula Deen is an easy target. Temporarily destroying her career is a soothing balm for a national soul tortured by what to do about the current scourge of racism and inequality that is not a remnant of the past but a policy of the present.

Publisher Drops Paula's Bestselling New Cookbook

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.28.2013 | Books

Late on Friday afternoon, Ballantine Books, the publisher of "Paula Deen's New Testament," announced that it was dropping the cookbook from its fall r...


Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 06.27.2013 | Celebrity
Amanda Guinzburg

"David Chase described a scene he once planned, then scrapped, for a 'Sopranos' episode, in which Tony would have found himself lost somewhere in the ...

Jimmy Carter: Forgive Paula Deen

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

In a CNN interview Friday, former President Jimmy Carter came to the defense of embattled chef Paula Deen, whose food empire has crumbled in the wake ...

WATCH: Black Chef Defends Paula Deen

Posted 06.28.2013 | Los Angeles

An African American chef who toured with former Food Network personality Paula Deen is coming to her defense amid accusations that Deen is racist and ...

An Open Letter to Paula Deen

Janus Adams | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices
Janus Adams

You are suffering because you refuse to understand that lives have been lost to the "I is what I is" mentality in which you take such pride.

Another Huge Sponsor Abandons Paula

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

Eight days after revelations of Paula Deen's racially insensitive remarks first came to light in the National Enquirer, fallout continues for the Quee...

6 Companies Still Standing With Paula Deen

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business

Editor's Note: We'll be updating this post as companies continue to cut ties with Deen. Walmart and Target are just two of the many companies to h...

Paula Deen Hires Crisis Manager Judy Smith, And Inspiration Behind 'Scandal's Olivia Pope

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.27.2013 | Black Voices

As the Paula Deen saga closes out its third week and the jury continues to deliberate on whether the celebrity chef's formerly charming-as-cherry-pie ...