Paula Deen says she used racial slur but doesn’t tolerate hate

Paula Deen has a huge fan base of African American not only because of her vivacious personality but southern cuisine and soul food often echo each other.  Thus, many of the foods are quite the same.   Breaking news about racist comments by the Food Network stars has fans stunned.

Detroit News Reports:

Savannah, Ga. — Celebrity cook Paula Deen said while being questioned in a discrimination lawsuit that she has used racial slurs in the past but insisted she and her family do not tolerate prejudice.

The 66-year-old Food Network star and Savannah restaurant owner was peppered with questions about her racial attitudes in a May 17 deposition by a lawyer for Lisa Jackson, a former manager of Uncle Bubba’s Seafood and Oyster House. Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, own the restaurant. Jackson sued them last year, saying she was sexually harassed and worked in a hostile environment rife with innuendo and racial slurs. READ MORE

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