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Paula Deen Breaking News: Paula Deen Beg For Forgiveness Over Use of Racial Slurs

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After bailing on a scheduled interview with TODAY's Matt Lauer, Paula Deen has reached out to the public in a hearth-breaking YouTube video, in which she begs fans for forgiveness over her admitted use of racial slurs in her past.

Citing exhaustion, Ms. Deen failed to appear Friday for a scheduled interview with Matt Lauer to discuss her admission that she used racial epithets.

When-Paula Deen was-asked, under oath,if she has ever-used the N-word she responded, "Yes, of course" and the shocking-admission was all captured on tape.Deen was being deposed-in-connection-with-a-pending-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-filed-by-a-former-employee who claims she was subjected to a barrage of racist, sexist and generally inappropriate comments while she worked at Paula's Oyster House restaurant in Georgia.