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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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I think the twees are hilarious

564 days ago


His tweets are funny but seriously in the end he sounds bipolar

564 days ago


Brandon Branch is a great and funny guy, and this is his typical humor. There's no reason for you trolls to bash someone's sexuality, particularly someone you don't even know. Also, you weren't on the cruise, so you don't know how lame it was. Paula loves Brandon, I don't see her firing him, so keep your snarky homophobia to yourself, queens.

564 days ago

Yours truly     

First of all, all you haters need to chill out. It looks like you all have nothing else better to do than to sit behind your computers and talk trash about a situation you know nothing about. This is a prime example of cyber bullying....which if any of you have ever attempted to educate yourself by watching/reading the news, then you would know that this type of behavior is cowardly and classless. I have known Brandon my whole life...matter of fact, I'm proud to say he's my cousin. And if you knew him and his sense of humor, then you would understand that the tweets were simply meant to be funny and to be taken lightheartedly....never to be viewed as a malicious attack on the Paula Deen Cruise or the passengers on it. And for you all to think his behavior was wrong?? You need to take a good look at yourselves before you even think about commenting on a subject you are clueless about. Y'all would be privileged to even meet Brandon, let alone get to know him....but then again he doesn't associate with people that exude such vile behavior.

561 days ago
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