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Different Worlds: Paula Deen's Life Is The Opposite Of Some Who Make Her Products & The Products She Endorses

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Nov. 21 2013, Published 6:30 a.m. ET

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Paula Deen's life as a multi-millionaire is very different from the lives of some of the workers who have made her products. RadarOnline.com takes you inside the separate worlds of the TV chef and the workers who toil away to make her rich.

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1. In 2012, Deen was named the #4 top-earning chef in the world, with an income of $17 million.

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2. At the Primacy Industries factory in Mangalore, India, which has produced Paula Deen candles, an average worker earns 0.0004% of that figure, or roughly $75 per month.

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3. Deen lives in a multi-million-dollar mansion in Savannah.
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2. At the Primacy Industries factory in Mangalore, India, which has produced Paula Deen candles, an average worker earns 0.0004% of that figure, or roughly $75 per month.

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2. At the Primacy Industries factory in Mangalore, India, which has produced Paula Deen candles, an average worker earns 0.0004% of that figure, or roughly $75 per month.

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4. Many workers for Primacy live in the run-down Angaragundi district near the factory.

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5. Deen has a personal driver, Hollis Johnson.

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6. One employee of Smithfield's plants in Denison, Iowa, where pork products endorsed by Paula Deen were once made, was proud that his work at the company enabled him to buy an expensive GMC extended cab truck. But of course, it didn't come with a chauffeur.

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7. Deen frequently visits luxurious food and wine festivals.

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8. Until March 2007, Smithfield workers at a North Carolina plant reportedly did not have regular access to clean drinking water, or hot running water for hand washing.

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9. Deen travels the world to make paid appearances for fans.

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10. An employee at Primacy Industries in India says he was forced to move nearly 10 hours from his home town to the candle factory to find work.

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11. Deen is known for popularizing "fireplace cooking."

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12. Earlier this year, an out-of-control fire raged through Primacy Industries. A later report blamed it on lax safety standards.

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14. In November 2003, 25-year-old Glen Birdsong was killed at the Tar Heel, N.C., Smithfield factory when he was overcome by toxic fumes. His supervisors had not warned him of their danger, OSHA later found.

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15. Deen has said she would consider plastic surgery to remove excess skin she acquired as a result of losing weight.

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15. Deen has said she would consider plastic surgery to remove excess skin she acquired as a result of losing weight.

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15. Deen has said she would consider plastic surgery to remove excess skin she acquired as a result of losing weight.

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16. Smithfield employees reportedly often bear the scars of accidental stabbings and multiple surgeries to treat chronic carpal tunnel system from making the same motion repeatedly on the line.

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19. Deen was fired from several of her spokesperson gigs earlier this year amid reports that she had used the "N" word and made several other racist comments.

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20. Many employees at Primacy Industries were forced to find new work when the factory burnt down in January, reportedly because of lax safety standards.

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