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Paula Deen News Pop: Paula Deen Held Up at Gunpoint: Details of the Crime That She Linked to Using the N-Word

June 28, 2013

Paula Deen's week has been nothing if not traumatic, losing one endorsement contract after another while fending off charges of racism and questions about her past and overall character. Despite Paula Deen losing endorsements left and right over her admitted use of the N-Word, a number of celebrities are rushing to her defense. E! News runs down the Deen sympathizers,some of whom may surprise you. Retailers Target Corp. and Home Depot Inc. and diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk became the latest companies to sever ties or distance themselves from celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past.