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Paula Deen News Pop: Paula Deen Buttered Up By Former President Jimmy Carter: 'My Heart Goes Out To Her'

June 29, 2013

Former President Jimmy Carter might not wield much political power these days, but when it comes to Georgia he's still the voice of authority. So with the great state's celebrity chef Paula Deen falling on hard times after admitting under oath to using a horrendously offensive word, we weren't surprised President Carter shared his opinion! Paula Deen's publisher has canceled a deal with her for multiple books, including an upcoming cookbook that was the No. 1 seller on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com, following her admission she used a racial slur. Paula Deen's officially the least popular kid in the playground ... J.C. Penney just severed ties with the celebrity chef in the wake of her n-word scandal.A rep for the department store released a statement today, saying, "We can confirm that J. C Penney ha.s decided to discontinue selling Paula Deen branded merchandise."