Tag: Paula-deen

Archived: Paula Deen on Today: 'I Am Not a Racist'

By Manuel McDonnell Smith In a bid to repair her badly tarnished image, celebrity chef and restaurateur Paula Deen finally appeared on NBC’s Today show on Wednesday morning, five days after she skipped a scheduled appearance to explain her use of the N-word and other slurs revealed in a deposition…

Archived: Companies Say N-O to Paula Deen's Use of the N-Word

By Manuel McDonnell Smith *This story has been updated on 6/28/13 (11 a.m. ET) to reflect the additional companies that have ended their business relationships with Paula Deen since this article was originally published. As fallout continues over celebrity chef Paula Deen’s use of the N-word, some of her business…