Get Your Fresh Intelligence Daily

SUBMIT

Paula Deen's Racist N-Word Backlash: Blasted For 'Horrifying' Remarks, Called 'Racist Hick'

//wenn

Jun. 20 2013, Published 8:41 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Paula Deen insists that using the N-word and making racial jokes in an explosive deposition does not make her a racist, but just hours after RadarOnline.com posted excerpts on the shocking exclusive, the Internet exploded with commenters blasting the successful cook for her disgusting comments — even begging Food Network to take her off the air.

On Twitter the hashtag #PaulasBestDishes quickly became the top trending topic, with users weighing in to suggest racially-charged dishes for the controversial chef:

Article continues below advertisement

Still others begged Food Network to take her off the air:

If this deafening wave of criticism continues, Food Network just might heed their requests and give her the axe.

The network released a statement on Wednesday evening that read, "Food Network does not tolerate any form of discrimination and is a strong proponent of diversity and inclusion. We will continue to monitor the situation."

Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.