Et tu, Caesars?
The casino company just announced it will be KILLING its professional relationship with Paula Deen -- and will close all 4 of her restaurants that operate on its properties.
FYI -- Deen has restaurants in Harrah's Tunica near Memphis, Harrah's Joliet near Chicago, Harrah's Cherokee in North Carolina ... and a buffet at Horseshoe Southern Indiana.
But fear not hungry gamblers, Caesars says it intends to rebrand Paula's restaurants and reopen them in a couple of months.
Caesars says the move is in the company's "best interest" following the whole N-word scandal.
CASINO DEAL GOES BUST
Caesars Kills Buffet Contract with Chef
6/26/2013 7:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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