Jun 26, 2013 at 16:31:43
“I have no love for Paula Deen and don't really care much what happens to her... But I'd sure hate to be held accountable for everything I said 30 years ago.”
strothersgirl03 on Jun 26, 2013 at 17:38:46
“The lawsuit isn't about what she said thirty years ago.
It involves treating her darker staff differently than her lighter staff.
Light skins in front of house and darker in the kitchen.
Higher wages for whites doing the same jobs as African Americans.
Promoting newer white staff over seasoned African American staff.
Using that word in front of her past and CURRENT staff and making them feel disrespected.
She's just making it sound like an old slip of the tongue to lessen her poor judgement.”
Throwing Stones on Jun 26, 2013 at 17:37:53
“How about things you said yesterday? That's what the article is about.”
hawaiianstile on Jun 26, 2013 at 17:03:31
“shes being sued for the racist and hostile work environment she has put her black employees through.”
“I do. The grapevine was always abuzz with tales of who went to stay with her aunt or who was injured or in some cases, died, of where they went and how much it cost. Some girls lived in terror from month to month, others fought heroic battles with surging teenage hormones. And that's not touching the horror cases, rape and incest. It's not a good way to grow up, terrified of your own sexuality.”