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Paula Deen

White Woman Suing Me

Is Also Smearing Me!

6/28/2013 10:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Paula Deen has filed legal docs in the lawsuit that sent her career into a free fall -- claiming the woman who's suing her is trumping up racial allegations and now Paula is out for blood.

Lisa Jackson -- who claims she was forced to quit her job as manager of Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House -- is asking for damages based on racial harassment, claiming she's African-American adjacent.   As for Jackson's proof she's got African-American ties, she points to her partner's biracial niece, whom Jackson claims is half Black.

According to Paula's new legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- Jackson's niece is NOT Black at all ... not even a little.  Paula says Jackson's partner has now admitted the niece is Hispanic -- NOT Black.

And Paula's especially pissed that Jackson alleged in her lawsuit that Paula used the N-word in connection with Bubba's wedding, yet has never offered a shred of proof that the word was used.

So now Paula wants the judge to throw the book at Jackson, fining her with sanctions for creating a bogus racial harassment case.

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Jordan    

Paula you know that a judge will not throw out the Lawsuit.

449 days ago
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Jordan    

Paula you should have just paid her, and none of this would be happening, I bet all this has cost you a lot more than a Million dollars.

449 days ago
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Joi    

"African-American Adjacent?" LOL!!!! I guess this is another brilliant move by Paula's new PR team. Pretty weak.

449 days ago
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MrsK    

It is possible to be both black AND Hispanic...duh.... Cubans ...Puerto Ricans ... Dominicans....there ARE a lot of black people in those places....

449 days ago
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Ace    

She's wearing a WHITE shirt, drinking from a WHITE coffee cup, her hair is WHITE, the man over her shoulder is wearing a WHITE shirt and she has a WHITE pearl bracelet.

449 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

So, she's suing the employee for suing her? The original suit is not all about race like TMZ is trying to portray.

449 days ago
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Gothetshirt    

Lisa Jackson may have committed purgery when she filed the suit as "black adjacent" but she is not. The judge should dismiss the case.

449 days ago
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Jordan    

Paula you knew this was going to happen in a civil Lawsuit you have to decide weather or not to fight or settle. You decided to fight knowing that this was going to happen. You brought this on yourself.

449 days ago
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1uniquemonique    

Anxious to see how this turns out!!!!

449 days ago
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tann    

God, it just keeps getting worse and worse for Paula doesn't it......ohhh though for Christ sakes she has got to shut up and get out of the media for alittle while, she is really making it 100 times harder for herself!! What kind of half-assed people does she have working for her......PAULA**SHUT_UP**

449 days ago
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Nun ja biz    

No Paula said she used the racial slur in the past. Lisa Jackson is just an opportunist who wants money and in the process ruined Paula Deen. I'd personally counter sue for slandering.

449 days ago
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Sandra     

I suggest Paula is digging a deeper hole for herself!!! Seems like her big mouth and her actions have not helped her case!!! One apology was enough and her on going apologies plus playing the victim have not helped!! Time to stop the Paula coverage as it has become a pathetic joke!!

449 days ago
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IN MY OPINION    

Shouldn't that have been investigated before the lawsuit?
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What is Paula going to get? SMH

449 days ago
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Spunky Funk    

Oh, Paula. You need to go hide under a rock for awhile.

449 days ago
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Mattie    

Is anyone ever going to explain about that slavery themed wedding she thought was a good idea in 2006? Everyone's ignoring that and focusing on her use of the 'N' word. Making light of slavery is worse than having used the N word IMHO.

449 days ago
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