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Paula Deen

Screw Diabetes ...

I'm Eating a BURGER!!!

1/26/2012 6:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Paula Deen cruising through her hamburgerType 2 diabetic Paula Deen is unfazed by her life-threatening disease -- practically unhinging her jaw this week on a Caribbean cruise ... to take a heart-stopping bite out of a cheeseburger.

The picture was snapped Monday on board a Celebrity cruise ship -- where the 65-year-old is currently tempting fate, hosting her annual "Party-at-Sea" vacation for 400 devoted followers. It's hard to see, but there are also fries on her plate.

The cruise left Miami on Saturday -- and it's set to visit Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, and St. Maarten on the 7-day calorie-filled round trip.

So far, it's unclear if they serve salads.



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I think it's absolutely ridiculous that so many folks on here think that this woman is RESPONSIBLE for EVERYONE ELSES HEALTH. Shocking that people can sit there and say that someone can control what I put in my belly. Wake up idiots, if you're a lard ass and eat a bunch of nonsense on a regular, IT AIN'T PAULAS FAULT, and she isn't some supposed "role model" that you can blame for the fact that you're over weight and diabetic yourself! Whatever you do, don't accept responsibility for you're own life, and maybe some of you can even figure out a way to sue Paula, because you HAD NO IDEA that eating a stick of fried butter would be bad for you! This is just beyond stupid!!!

966 days ago

Billie Banks    

Hold the watch dogs! Diabetes is a complicated disease. No two diabetics can eat the same things. One diabetic may be able to eat an entire apple with no effect on their sugar. Yet another diabetic may eat one bite of an apple and spike their sugar. Also if Ms Dean is on an exchange program she may have counted her carbs and made allowance for a cheeseburger. If the cheeseburger was made with lean meat the bun is the only (bad for you ) issue. So folks learn a little more and ease up a little.

966 days ago


Dahling sweetie,I know you all want to bash and trash Miss Paula, but I hate to disappoint you. It's OK to eat cheeseburgers with Type 2 Diabetes, in fact eat anything in moderation. Now, if one of your photogs for hire catches her wolfing down on a whole box of Entenmann's cheese danish, then that's "got ya" worthy gossip

966 days ago

mike in washington dc    

I honestly dont get it. If Paula Deen wants to eat a burger on her cruise...go for it. Why the heck are people turning on her all of a sudden..?
She cooks Southern food...we all know its full of calories and has alot of grease (and taste wonderful!). If, for health reasons, you dont eat this type food....thats fine, but other people enjoy Southern food. She made her living on teaching people how to cook Southern food. If you dont agree on eating this type of food...dont buy it or cook it!
Leave Paula Deen the h--- alone!

966 days ago


Oh yeah, Miss Paula, I hope you had fries with that!

966 days ago

O_o that's just fantastic. i'm so glad i'm not famous. i'm an ugly eater. i'll take your gd hand right off.

966 days ago


Geez, nice pic of her stuffing a double double into that mouth and then washing it down with a 55 gal. drum of diet coke.....hit the gym already lady, or you'll be in box 6 feet under.

966 days ago

Kartrashian Klown    

I'm sure she took her medication after finishing up the burger and

966 days ago

Black Music    

She can eat what she want, when she want and hopefully, how she want it. You'll concern of what someone else id doing, do something GREAT for yourself and America. Make a donation to
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966 days ago


Since when is a diagnosis of diabetes a sentence of the rest of your life to shredded cardboard? Demi ought to hang with Paula.

966 days ago


If you are going to comment, then know facts first. A burger is not that horrible as a diabetic. She gets 60 carbs per meal for lunch and dinner. A burger bun is 45 carbs. Meat and the rest have hardly any carbs at all. So relax. She has been dealing for 3 years, I am sure she knows how to eat and what to do. Why Judge?

966 days ago


get real...people who have diabetes are not subject to eating only salads...they can eat some of the same things that other people eat, they should do it in moderation...we don't see her eat everyday, we should pay more attention to the people in our families that are doing the thing...celebrities are just like us...

966 days ago


I hope the fat-ass eats herself into a coma.... made millions slinging her horrible diet, and then when she can make more money promoting a drug to help with diabetes, she lets the public in on her "health crisis"...Up yours, Paula Deen..........

966 days ago


Paula Dean has sadly become a poster child for the Guilt/Stigma facing people with Type II Diabetes . The Food Police and those loving to sit in judgment fail to recognize that while nutrition is important it is only ONE facet of a complex disease. They also fail to recognize that complex, ever changing "expertise" as to what a Diabetic should or should not eat. Even when one seeks to eat all the allegedly right things, exercise, take the meds, they still will likely be Diabetic and maybe even have a less than Hollywood perfect shaped body. So..lay off the stoning and guilt trips and try learning some facts.

966 days ago

Elizabeth Marty    

Paula Dean is a sweet, fun loving woman who enjoys life. She doesn't fit into the politically correct groups,who preach about saving the world, but spend all their energy attaching others with hateful evil words and deeds. NO ONE IS GONNA LIVE FOREVER... enjoy the ride Paula. and thanks for making me remind me of my Mom.. southern ladies have class, and love fully, and it shows.

966 days ago
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