Paula Deen Hosting New Show On RFD-TV

Paula Deen Joins Cast Of ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Paula Deen Buys Online Rights To Her Shows

Paula Deen Launching Own Online Network

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Celebrity cook Paula Deen, whose career was derailed after she admitted using racial slurs, is going digital. Paula Deen Ventures, a new company formed to help launch a comeback for Deen, announced plans Wednesday for the creation of the Paula Deen Network. The paid subscription-based network is set to launch in […]

Sides Agree To Drop Paula Deen Discrimination Suit

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dumped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath that she had used racial slurs in the past. A document filed in U.S. District Court in […]

Judge Throws Out Race Claims In Paula Deen Suit

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen has already cost the celebrity cook a valuable chunk of her culinary empire. Lisa Jackson sued Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, last year saying she suffered from sexual harassment and […]

Sears Holdings Severs Ties With Paula Deen

NEW YORK (AP) – Paula Deen just lost another business partner. Sears Holdings Corp. announced Friday that it is cutting ties with the Southern celebrity chef, adding to the list of companies severing their relationship following revelations that Deen used racial slurs in the past. The company, based in Hoffman Estates, Ill., said Friday that […]

Paula Deen Loses Target, Novo Nordisk

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. said Thursday that it is ending its relationship with celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past. Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk also joined the companies distancing themselves from her. The discounter, based in Minneapolis, said that […]

Paula Deen Dropped By Wal-Mart After ‘Today’ Tears

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen was dropped by Wal-Mart and her name was stripped from four buffet restaurants on Wednesday, hours after she went on television and tearfully defended herself amid the mounting fallout over her admission of using a racial slur. The story has become both a day-by-day struggle by a successful businesswoman […]

Smithfield Drops Paula Deen As Spokeswoman

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it is dropping her as a spokeswoman. The announcement came days after the Food Network said it would not renew the celebrity cook’s contract in the wake of revelations that she used racial slurs in the past. Smithfield […]

QVC Considering Dropping Paula Deen

Food Network Dumps Paula Deen

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Food Network said Friday it’s dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted a videotaped apology online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past. The 66-year-old Savannah kitchen celebrity has been swamped in controversy since court […]

Could Paula Deen’s Words Topple Her Empire?

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Georgia store on Thursday. A day earlier, it was revealed that Deen admitted during questioning in a lawsuit that she had slurred blacks […]

Paula Deen Shopping Food-Related Game Show

‘Dr. Oz’ Won’t Air Show With Paula Deen