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Paula Deen's Cruise


By Her Own Assistant!

2/2/2013 5:12 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0202-paula-deen-tmzPaula Deen probably expected a bad review or two for her Paula Deen & Family 2013 Caribbean Cruise ... but she probably didn't count on her own assistant trashing it on Twitter!

Brandon Branch -- who identifies himself as Deen's assistant on Twitter -- was aboard the cruise when it set sail on January 27 and immediately began piling on the insults, tweeting out, "This is a floating nursing home!!!!"

He followed that up seven minutes later with, "My room is also the size of my powder room at home. And no liquor in minibar! I am in a dark place!!!!"

Branch then started tweeting a friend, asking him to "get in the invisible plane and rescue me! I am in position! Lower the rope!!!!! You should be here with us! Everyone is 80 and up!"

Branch eventually stopped and didn't tweet again until yesterday ... with a whole new disposition: "Having a fabo lunch at El Cid resort! I have always loved Mexico!! One more day at sea then home. Been so much fun!"

Looks like someone drank the deep fried Kool-Aid.


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Paula Deen is the reason America is full of disgusting sweaty fat people..x!

626 days ago

Carolyn Stevens    

and to "I thoughtitwasgum" you and those like you are the reason the world is full of nasty people. Paula Deen is a fun, sweet, old fashioned lady. I smile when I see her.

626 days ago


This is called Ageism. Thanks gawd someone, or his own better sense, got him to see the 80 yr olds as people.

626 days ago

judy jetson    


626 days ago


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626 days ago


You don't go to work and trash your employer and job. Even the court won't defend that. He sounds gay. Yup, I said it. Social media is the devil.

626 days ago


So, . . . someone named "Brandon" readily uses the term "powder room" when describing their own domain.
OKAY, . . . Now this story makes perfect sense!!!

626 days ago


Must be a living hell working for her. What some people will do for money. . . .

626 days ago

northern gypsy    

i assume this was a working vacation P.D. assistant...he's a twit and as soon as the boat moored i'd kick him to the curb !!!

626 days ago


Paula..You need to dump this ungrateful conflicted idiot. You have to much class to let this little flambouant bad- mouth you and your brand.

626 days ago


He didn't drink the Kool Aid so much as I'm sure he was given a choice to keep Tweeting or keep his job, not both.

626 days ago


Cruises are by definition annoying why would you choose to be confined on a ship for days with a bunch of annoying people?

626 days ago


Brenda would had rather been on a gay cruise with a bunch of flaming queens--like him-herself.
Paula Deen deserves Brenda. That bitch was promoting unhealthy, disgusting eating habits-while her fat ass had diabetes. Then after she gets busted---the bitch and her bubba look'n sons brag about having lost weight--and it wasn't through eating that sh1t she was pushing!!!
Why do people still watch that cow?

626 days ago


Lol Paula probably got on that a$$ and he did a quick 180. Did he really think he could talk about his employer's event and not have ramifications. SMDH! Lol

626 days ago


I hope the food on the cruise is better than her restaurant in Savannah, Lady and Sons. Our tour ate there. And the buffet was awful. Cold food, the ribs were made without sauce and you could not cut them with the knife, desserts were far from what you see her make on TV, worse than store bought, or maybe they were. Would not go there again. She is a phony.

626 days ago
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