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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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46.

Areader    

Attention TMZ......It's African American descent....not adjacent!

430 days ago
47.

DogsRule    

YOU GO PAULA!!!

430 days ago
48.

Dee    

Get the bitch, Paula!

430 days ago
49.

BaadBoy    

Let’s look at what Paula is NOT doing:
Paula is NOT taking a copy of the lawsuit and giving a videotaped answer of a line-by-line denial of what the lawsuit accuses her and her company of doing.
- Paula is NOT denying that her Black employees must use the back door
- Paula is NOT denying that her Back employees must use the back restroom
- Paula is NOT denying that her Black hostesses cannot stand in front of the restaurant
- Paula is NOT denying that her brother and upper management used “N-word”, “coon”, “monkey”, and various other racist terms to describe and belittle their Black employees.
- Paula is NOT denying that the General Manager of her son’s restaurant threatened to fire all the “monkeys” on the kitchen staff. (all kitchen staff are Black)
- Paula is NOT denying that her brother did not physically assault a Black witness to sexual harassment to which Paula has done nothing about. (the sexual harassment nor the assault)
I could go on, but you get the picture. She’s a racist and getting what she deserves, end of story.

430 days ago
50.

Danielle    

TMZ, she wasn't fired, she quit.

430 days ago
51.

daved0622    

Move on, this whole thing with this woman who is nothing more than a glorified cook. So she said some stupid stuff, who hasn't?

430 days ago
52.

SCANDAL    

FREE PAULA DEEN!

430 days ago
53.

2tall4u    

Doesn't matter what race the woman bringing the charges is. Deen admitted to using the word on a regular, admitted wanting to have slaves as servers at her brother's wedding...she's cooked. What she really needs to do is go way, STFU because everytime she opens her mouth she shows how racist she is. smdh

430 days ago
54.

dtachar    

Go gettem Paula! Praying the suit is thrown out and you get your good name back. You didn't deserve any of this and the sponsors that are dropping you...well they will learn to regret it.

430 days ago
55.

dfmay18    

I guess we are not hearing a peep from BUBBA for a very good reason ....he'd sound DUMBER than his sister.....

430 days ago
56.

Dee    

Not a P. D. fan, ... but you go girl!

430 days ago
57.

dreamer4u    

"I is what I is", you disgust me Paula deen! This proves to me you are a RACIST! No need for that rude comment.. you are getting what you deserve!

430 days ago
58.

janet    

Paula Deen can be all southern peaches and cream, sugar and spice on camera, but behind the scenes seems to be a whole different ballgame.

430 days ago
59.

Sherry    

OMG, I can't believe the arrogance and ignorance of Paula Deen to be filing such a court do***ent.....either she truly is stupid and has insane legal counsel, because the filing by Lisa Jackson doesn't save anything regarding racial harassment to her but to the people she managed at the restaurant and the positive that Paula, Bubba, corporate counsel and officers put her into. Again, Paula, quite being your own worst enemy and "shut up" for your own sake. I was shocked when I read Paula's deposition but after I read the court do***ent filed by Lisa Jackson against Paula, Bubba, and their corporation I was stunned.....it was a horrific workplace for her and continues to be for so many still working there because they need the job. Go to Jackson-v.-Deen-et-al.-Complaint.pdf to read the 33 page filing that addresses the following actions in the workplace: Value of Female Workforce in the Workplace; Sexual Harassment in the Workplace; Racial Discrimination (this referring to incidents regarding others that she was manager over); Violence in the Workplace; Complaints of Harassment and Abusive Treatment; Discharge from Employment; Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress; Assault; Battery; Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress; Negligent Retention; Ratification; Contract Violation. If you read this court do***ent, you will be shocked and appalled as I. No person, Black, White, Purple, or Pink, should be subjected to what Lisa Jackson and others needing there job are still enduring. No, I don't know any of the people personally, but justice should be served and that heavens, Lisa Jackson decided to speak up for herself and those that couldn't. Paula Deen, Bubba, and also the boys should be ashamed of themselves for their actions....even if only 25% of the charges in the do***ent prove to be true....it is 25% to much of arrogant, irresponsible, bigoted, unprofessional, and totally without care and feeling towards others, behavior. Everyone, don't go by what is written by everyone else, go to working there because they need the job. Remember, read the following Jackson-v.-Deen-et-al.-Complaint.pdf
to read the 33 page filing.

430 days ago
60.

Sherry    

Click on this link if you want to view the actual court filing by Lisa Jackson against by Paula Deen, Bubba, and Corporation. You will be shocked!

http://www.atlawblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Jackson-v.-Deen-et-al.-Complaint.pdf

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