Why Paula Deen Is In the Hot Seat

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June 21, 2013

Paula Deen is making headlines ... and not for her famous cooking! The celebrity chef is under fire for allegations stemming from a lawsuit claiming that she used a racial slur and wanted to have a “Southern, plantation style wedding” with waiters dressed as slaves, a claim she vehemently denies. Now, the question remains, should the Food Network fire Deen over the controversy? Well, it's a decision the network takes very seriously and in a statement says it, “does not tolerate any form of discrimination”

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