With rumors swirling that Paula Deen may be joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars next season, let's consider what could be next for the disgraced deep-frying diva. A fitness DVD? A gig hosting the BET Awards? Or better yet: perhaps a career in pop music?
We can only dream.
To give us a taste of what Deen's ear candy might sound like, we need look no further than part-time singer/full-time hairstylist Lisa Gail Allred from North Richland Hills, Texas.
Photo courtesy of Lisa Gail Allred
This rising songbird's signature sound is a buttery blend of country, rock, pop, and outsider music. When combined with the looks of Suzanne Somers, the style of Stevie Nicks, and the elegance of Countess Luann de Lesseps, it's unlike anything the music industry has ever seen.
This scissor-swinging unsung superstar astonished over one million viewers on YouTube last year with her extravagant self-produced music videos "3 Second Rule" and "Coffee or Tea." Now she's back with "Limited Edition," a brand new track that roars about cougars, gold diggers, sugar mommas, and everything else that makes America America. There's even a sensual salsa interlude, a cavalcade of Harleys, growling noises, gratuitous gum chewing, and a tune that will be lodged for days in the deep crevices of your mind.
Lisa Gail Allred in "Limited Edition," directed by William Rivera
After one viewing, you'll instantly find yourself agreeing with the cougar crooner's own lyrics: "You won't know what to do with a woman like that... She'll blow your mind."
And that, she does.
Good luck, Paula. You've got competition.