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Paula Deen Scandal

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 ...

Paula Deen Says She's 'Back In The Saddle'

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 02.24.2014 | Taste

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Paula Deen continued maneuvering for a comeback Sunday, turning a beachside cooking demonstration into a public apology for...

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.

Still At Walmart

AP | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Despite Wal-Mart's July announcement that it ended its relationship with Paula Deen, the world's largest retailer said Wednesday...

Paula Deen Fights Back Tears At First Public Appearance In Months

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Black Voices

HOUSTON -- Celebrity cook Paula Deen fought back tears as she was greeted by a supportive crowd during an appearance at a Houston cooking show. Satur...

Racism's 21st Century Makeover

Yousef Abukhdair | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Yousef Abukhdair

To believe racism is non-existent in the American justice system amongst other venues is a ludicrous omission of societal norms and an obtuse understanding of human nature.

Paula Deen Dumps Legal Team

AP | Posted 07.12.2013 | Black Voices

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Paula Deen has replaced her lead legal team, the latest fallout from her admission she used racial slurs in the past. Deen announced...

Hip-Hop and the Globalization of 'Nigga'

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 09.08.2013 | Black Voices
Nicolas B. Aziz

Hip-hop has globalized "nigga," morphing its role into much more than the casual conversational term that it served as for decades exclusively within black America. So should blacks in America be mad at this harsh reality?

Paula Deen Splits From Agent

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Paula Deen announced Thursday that she has cut business ties with the agent who helped make her a Food Network star and launch a...

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...

What If Paula Deen Had Called Someone a Fag?

Avery Stone | Posted 08.31.2013 | Gay 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?

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...

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 ...

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...

WATCH: Paula Deen Will Be Back Soon

Posted 06.27.2013 | Comedy

Bill Burr has no doubt that we will see Paula Deen back on our TVs sooner rather than later. In fact, these sort of scandals stick to the script so mu...

Target Drops Paula Deen

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Paula Deen's multimillion-dollar merchandise and media empire continues to unravel following revelations that she used racial slurs i...

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 ...

Diabetes Drug Company Suspends Partnership With Paula Deen

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

In a stunning reversal, pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk announced today that it will "suspend" its partnership with Paula Deen. Novo Nordisk m...

Rachel Tepper

INFOGRAPHIC: The Rise And Fall Of Paula Deen | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.11.2013 | Black Voices

Paula Deen's life has been full of ups and downs, but recently it's been mostly downs. Learn about the rise and fall of Paula Deen in the below infogr...

The Paula Deen Thing Is Partly Our Fault

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Molly Alexander Darden

One word is no worse than any other, and it is time to move on to looking in our own mirrors, and evaluating our own behavior -- including what we tolerate from our children, friends and co-workers.

Why the Paula Deen Controversy Is About Far More Than Words

Lisa Solod | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Lisa Solod

What this brouhaha shows is that we are not even close to being an inclusive society, despite having a black president, despite the inroads the women's movement has made, despite our sudden willingness to deal with immigration reform.