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The CW Network's New York 2013 Upfront Presentation

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Actor Isaiah Washington attends The CW Network's New York 2013 Upfront Presentation at The London Hotel on May 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Paula Deen and 6 Other Stars Fired From TV Projects For Stupid Statements

In light of TV chef Paula Deen's admission of having made racist comments and her subsequent pink slip from the Food Network, it's worth taking a look at other TV celebrities whose off-camera comments have gotten them fired. Even after apology videos, press releases, and exhaustive goodwill publicity stunts, celebs rarely are able to make amends — let alone a comeback — so let us hope that other stars will learn from these heinous TV examples. — Joyce Edwards, Yahoo! TV