Gabrielle Bluestone · 09/15/13 12:15PM

Paula Deen's here, y'all. The maybe-racist, maybe-sexist fan-of-antebellum appeared at a Texas cooking show yesterday and cried tears of real butter when the crowd gave her a "10-minute ovation" with "thunderous applause." She then looked straight into a camera lens and declared, "I'm back."

Max Read · 08/23/13 03:58PM

Judge Throws Out Racial Discrimination Claims Against Paula Deen

Caity Weaver · 08/12/13 05:30PM

A federal judge in Georgia has just thrown out the claims of racial discrimination filed as part of a $1.2 million lawsuit against gooey butter cake Paula Deen by former employee Lisa Jackson. Good thing they nipped that one in the bud before it exploded into the sky like a magnificent fireball, melting the sugar-windows, liquifying the gumdrop roads, and incinerating the gingerbread infrastructure of Paula Deen's candy kingdom.

Paula Deen's Longtime Chef: She Asked Me to Dress as Aunt Jemima

Caity Weaver · 07/25/13 01:08PM

The New York Times lobbed a big tub of water at the grease fire of Paula Deen’s career on Thursday, which, as any seasoned chef can tell you, will trigger the eruption of a huge fireball that blackens your ceiling and scorches your homemade grease soup beyond all recognition.

Taylor Berman · 07/11/13 10:00PM

Paula Deen has fired her legal team and replaced them with a lawyer who specializes in employment discrimination cases and corporate diversity consulting. In mostly unrelated news, "Female Force: Paula Deen," a comic book about Deen's life, will be published this fall.

Caity Weaver · 06/28/13 05:32PM

More bad news for the dairy queen: Random House just announced it will not print Paula Deen's upcoming book, Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up. Following a flood of pre-orders in the wake of Deen's deposition scandal, the book soared to #1 on Amazon.

Jimmy Carter Sticks Up for His Old Pal Paula Deen

Kate Bennert · 06/28/13 01:28PM

In an interview with CNN on the eve of The Carter Center's upcoming human rights forum, former president Jimmy Carter took the opportunity to weigh in about his dear old friend, celebrity racist Paula Deen.

Taylor Berman · 06/27/13 06:56PM

Joining Wal-Mart and several other companies, Target announced on Thursday that it had ended its business deal with Paula Deen. QVC was less definite, saying they had "decided to take a pause" from selling Deen's products.

"I Is What I Is," Paula Deen Sobs in Tense Today Interview

Caity Weaver · 06/26/13 08:44AM

Paula Deen finally sat down on Wednesday for a much anticipated Today interview, after abruptly backing out of a scheduled appearance last week. The result: A lot of tears, one racist punchline, and way too many emotions for 7:30 a.m.

Taylor Berman · 06/24/13 10:47PM

Looks like all of those apology videos didn't work: On Monday, Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, ended their business relationship with Paula Deen. If the makers of various spiral hams have lost faith in her, it can't be too much longer until her remaining sponsors, including Wal-Mart, follow suit.

Paula Deen "Fried" for Using Racial Slurs

Taylor Berman · 06/22/13 11:03AM

According to an NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Alabama, Paula Deen was fried for using racial slurs, not fired, like everyone else is reporting. Of course, it's an easy mistake to make since Deen is so often associated with fried food, though the affiliate gets bonus points for also spelling her name incorrectly.

Paula Deen, in Full Drag Makeup, Begs You For Forgiveness

Caity Weaver · 06/21/13 02:11PM

Rapidly decaying Georgia peach Paula Deen has just posted, removed, and reposted (UPDATE: and removed) a choppy, heavily edited YouTube video statement in which she solemnly begs for forgiveness from "you" (us) (black people?), her children, her team, her fans, and her partners "for the mistakes that I've made."

Paula Deen Clarifies: She Used the N-Word to Describe a Bad Black Guy

Caity Weaver · 06/19/13 03:53PM

TMZ has just released a partial transcript of the deposition in which the doyenne of diabetes, celebrity chef Paula Deen, reveals that "of course" she has thrown around racial slurs once or twice in her life. But only when she was talking about a black guy who robbed her. And maybe when repeating something that was said to her. Or maybe when relaying a conversation between black people. Or maybe—Paula Deen doesn't know! Sometimes the N-word just comes up!