Tag: Paula-deen

Judge Tosses Paula Deen Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

By Chris Hoenig A large part of the lawsuit that led to Paula Deen’s business empire collapsing has been thrown out by a judge, who ruled that the white employee could not sue Deen over racial discrimination against Black coworkers. U.S. District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. said that…

Donald Trump Complains About Backlash Over Use of the N-Word

By Chris Hoenig Photo by Shutterstock Donald Trump is upset that Paula Deen lost her business deals after using the N-word. No, I’m not kidding. The reality TV star and real-estate mogul appeared on FOX & Friends on the FOX News Channel on Monday, complaining about what he called “a…

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…

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…