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Paula Deen

Going to Pot

On QVC

6/23/2013 5:43 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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If you're lookin' for Paula Deen's pots and pans, you better jump fast, because it looks like her shelf-life on QVC is about to expire.

Deen -- who appears on the product-hawking network to pitch her cookware -- may lose her platform over the "n-word" revelations.

A rep for the network says they have "concerns [over] the unfortunate Paula Deen situation."  The rep adds, "Please know that QVC does not tolerate discriminatory behavior."

Now this is the weird part, which makes QVC sound -- how do you say in English -- as spineless as deep-fried octopus.  "We are closely monitoring these events and we are reviewing our business relationship with Ms. Deen.  In the meantime, we have no immediate plans to have her appear on QVC."

Translation -- They're waiting to see which way the wind blows.

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autmn    

This is so ridiculous, it's not funny anymore. Some people need to develope much thicker skin. I bet there isn't one of these uppity hippocrites that sometime in their lifetime haven't used some sort of slur against some ethnic group or religious group in some sort of fashion. First off, Paula admitted she used the word and it was years ago, spoken to her husband, in a private conversation in the privacy of their own home. So you idiots on your so called high horses with your high and mighty so called morals, move on and let Paula be. I've heard much worse said by people over the years against other groups of nationalities, ethic or religious groups. Grow up and get over it and move on already.. Paula should not be getting fired or raked over the calls by anyone or any company.

383 days ago
242.

Dave    

She could run for a Tea Party candidate,, she would
fit right in.

383 days ago
243.

David D    

The faux outrage is so phony and obvious, Black people are mad as hell about this. They have never made such comments in private or what they thought was private.

383 days ago
244.

Larvey Heaven    

She can become Tiger Woods private chef

383 days ago
245.

Larvey Heaven    

17

383 days ago
246.

coop    

is calling them "coloreds" the same as calling them n#$ger?

383 days ago
247.

Dave    

But look for Paula's new line of "Paula Dean Linens"... especially the White Sheet Set... including Pillow cases with cut outs!!!

383 days ago
248.

dgh629    

Get over it people. Maybe you could spend more time on all the n-word songs out now, the ones with the f-ing n-word you hear will you are pumping gas.

383 days ago
249.

Kita    

For all of these big money companies,people in my age bracket,who know how spineless they are and only worry about the almighty buck,it will back fire in there faces.The food network can bite me,and any other company who ends attachment to Paula Deen.I watched her show to gain knowledge about cooking.I couldn't care a rats behind what she does in her personal life.This is a prime example of some piece of sh-- who wants to ruin somebody because of jealousy or some other agenda.Karma is a you know what.As a northern person ,transplanted to Florida,I'm not surprised.Do as I say,not as I do seems the norm down here.Christian values,yeah,whatever!!

383 days ago
250.

dusty smith    

The punishment is too harsh for something she did 40 years ago when she was young and immature. Many people make mistakes. Her punishment should not be so hurtful and designed to ruin her for the rest of her life.
She apologized.
People are much too sensitive these days.

383 days ago
251.

LáLa    

if you had many on food network, especially the head people, and qvc take lie detectors test, many would come out as having said the N word before. even 30 years ago. ridiculous.

383 days ago
252.

Sue    

I can certainly do without the food network. There are other channels that are just as good or better. As for QVC, enjoy watching once in a while and have even purchased from them before, but oh well, there is always home shopping network, amazon, and several others. Certainly do not need networks that are this spineless. This political correctness crap has got to stop.

383 days ago
253.

dd    

Why are black people getting blamed for this, all of these "revelations" came out because she is being sued by a WHITE woman. She should have settled and moved on.

383 days ago
254.

buggajogirl    

Get rid of her for many reasons!

383 days ago
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Anonymouswatch     

The truth is that her views conflicted with the Food Network's policy and that's what got her fire. It is good that she acknowledge her wrong doing, but there are always consequences for mistakes. Sometimes they can be harder than what we expect.

383 days ago
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