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


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

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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 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:

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

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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."



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