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This week an A-list comedian was critically injured, a southern chef planned a comeback, and an acclaimed Black actress passed away.
Celebrity cook Paula Deen, whose career was derailed after she admitted using racial slurs, is going digital.
A federal judge signed off Monday on a deal to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen.
Men with long white beards will wander the streets of Key West this weekend for the annual Hemingway Days celebration. Only one will take the top honor at the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
Television food personality Paula Deen’s husband is among the finalists at the annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest in the Florida Keys.
Authorities on Friday arrested a New York man charged with trying to extort money from embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen in exchange for not going to the news media with “true and damning statements” he said she made.
Paula Deen was emotional and eventually dissolved into tears during a “Today” show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who’s never said anything they’ve regretted should pick up a rock and throw it at her head.
Watching Paula Deen’s cooking show was a weekend ritual for Marilynne Wilson, who says she’s furious at the Food Network for dumping the comfort-food queen after she acknowledged using racial slurs in the past.
The Food Network said Friday it’s dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.
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.