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Paula Deen's Son

Mom's NOT Racist!!!

She Bought Me Hank Aaron Pajamas

6/25/2013 7:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF



Paula Deen's sons are adamant ... their mother is NOT a racist ... and they have the Hank Aaron pajamas to prove it!!!

Jamie and Bobby Deen just appeared on CNN's "New Day" ... and told Chris Cuomo, "Neither one of our parents ever taught us to be bigoted towards any other person for any reason."

"This is so saddening to me because our mother is one of the most compassionate good-hearted empathetic people that you'd ever meet," Bobby said.

Then Jamie told the story about the Hank Aaaron pajamas -- explaining how when he was 7-years-old, he was a big Hammerin' Hank fan ... and before he had his tonsils removed his parents gave him some H.A. PJs.

Jamie says when his parents gave him the pajamas ... they told him about the challenges Hank faced "because of his color" and explained that people deserved to be judged on their merits, not skin color.

Jamie says the lesson that came with the pajamas stuck with him for the rest of his life ... and that's how he sleeps at night.

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76.

STFU    

GTFOH-- buying PJ and putting them on your nasty AS should prove ya'll not racists. What a dumb and racist thing to say.

Please be done PD and mama's boys.

433 days ago
77.

kindamara    

What about all the "white folks" being called Crackers? Isn't that racist too?

433 days ago
78.

Dave    

It's super simple. Take the -n- word out of the black peoples vocabulary, and the word will slowly die off. Since black people say it, it makes it ok for everybody else to say it. Black people shouldn't get mad over it, they say it all the time, so that DOES make it ok for everybody to say it. The blacks DON'T own that word. Like it or not.

433 days ago
79.

chris    

do you need any more proof that they are racists? every time they open their mouths, it gets worse.
wake up harvey!

433 days ago
80.

al    

sorry nothing wrong with what she said, never a day gos by i dont use it as most people, its a word we where taught , afro american, mexican or any others are anti american, we are all americans, one nation, one flag, call your self anything but american you are anti american! the so called minoritys dont want to be americans they want to be different,

433 days ago
81.

Limit    

What does this prove??I wore a P.J my mom bought me with a black guy on it Ok??

433 days ago
82.

FlyCoola    

I'm trippin like how is gay right equal to black rights? Black people is still going through over a 500yrs

433 days ago
83.

FUT THE SHUCK UP    

I AM ABSOLUTELY CONVINCED THAT BLACK PEOPLE ARE THE BIGGEST RACISTS ON EARTH.

433 days ago
84.

Ratfinks    

Oh come on, people. She made mistakes. Look at all the other people in the media making mistakes. Sure, we'll give them all a second chance, but where's Paula's? I think she is being treated very unfairly.

433 days ago
85.

chris    

I love how Harvey think's there's been a "rush to judgement" funny coming from him......Michael Richards, Mel Gibson....did you say the same thing? You're still leading the pac years later in the hatred against those 2. But Paula deserves a chance?

433 days ago
86.

jen    

Sorry boys but your mom has racist views whether or not she hates black people. Paula sees nothing wrong with her brother and partner viewing pornography and telling racist jokes at work. She views slaves as workers and the help. She thinks parties with all black waiters like during slavery is a good idea. She portrays herself as a sweet, old southern lady but has video of her being obscene and vulgar. She used trashy language in her deposition. She has a lawsuit against her and has been accused of using racial slurs in the present and has admitted to using them in the past. A pair of pj's takes none of that away.

433 days ago
87.

leslie    

Listen, the word your looking to describe Paula Deen isn't the word 'racist' it's called "plantation mentality" and there are some very educating do***entaries on the subject if anyone cares enough to check them out. Or, you can ride this racism wave until you drown.

433 days ago
88.

leslie    

"PLANTATION MENTALITY" look it up. I can't believe people aren't familiar with this. Of course not everyone is familiar with the South. Those of us who are, are highly familiar with the plantation mentality both black and white. You people want to fault her because she was born to a slave owner? You want to stone her because she had no other choice?

433 days ago
89.

joe    

ce I'm not an American, maybe I missed out some crucial part of American history when the term ****** can no longer be used by whites, Hispanics and any other ethnicity for that matter, but blacks can, without any fear of reprisal, call each other "******s" on a regular basis. I've spent years studying American history, and I couldn't find a reason. So maybe it's a cultural thing.
OK, even back in 1913, the term ****** is considered an insult.

******* (?), n.

A negro; -- in vulgar derision or depreciation.

Alright, I get that. Then how did it all of a sudden become so fashionable for blacks to call each other ******s? Do Asians go around and call each other chinks? Do poor white Americans call each other trailer trash? Not that I can see. Oh wait a second, maybe it's a big joke. Alright then, why can't we use it? Why is it that any non-black using the term ****** around blacks would be immediately threatened with physical pain?

Hey, it doesn't end there. Gays have turned queer into a word of honor. Hey, "out" everythingians, do gay people say things like "He's my favorite queer boy"? So blacks have turned a formerly derisive term into a term of endearment. Alright, that still doesn't answer why blacks can use ****** and we can't. I can use the term queer without fearing reprisal in Cornell. I can't say the same for ******.

If you ask me, this is just a load of crock. "Banned words" seem to be universal, except ******. I mean, words like gook, chink, slant eye, kike, spic, nip, Kraut, frog, mick, wop, dago, etc. are all considered insults, and I don't hear any Jews calling each other "kikes". I don't call my fellow Chinese "chinks". To me, it's just more political correctness and selective application of free speech. Give me one specific reference to African-American culture that allows the term ****** to be used by blacks only. And give me a good reason.


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Right. We Chinese have taken a century of abuse courtesy of the whites, especially in the Western states, and yet, we hardly ever bitch about whites. We do not even come close to the level to which blacks complain about white boys.

Alright, so you say it is self-depriciating. So why can't Asians use the term chigger. I find absolutely no evidence of any Asian/black conflicts in American history, so chances are we have never used the word ****** as an insult. Yet, we still can't use it.

Oh well, like I care. Just pointing out the selective application of free speech.

433 days ago
90.

Gloria    

"joe" so you think because chinese take it black should too? YOU FREAKIN MORON. Did the whites bring you and your ancestors from China and turn all of you into slaves? Did they rape your family members, molest your children, and beat them??? NO!!!!! Don't EVEN compare your sorry little story to theirs. If they use it it's THEIR business. What a SORRY little excuse to post. When your ancestors get raped, molested, abused, and beat by them THEN you can complain and compare, until then SHUT UP.

433 days ago
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