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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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91.

Lala23    

Wow I see now America is still so prejudice for all u white people who think there's nothing wrong with it come serve at my party for BLACK family and friends and for u dumb ass black people go apply to serve at 1 of her good ol fashion plantation party!!!!

381 days ago
92.

HumanNature    

WHO WANT TO WORK IN AN "HOSTILE" ENVIRONMENT WHERE THE OWNERS CURSE, SWEAR AND TELL VERY BAD RACIST JOKES?????


WHO WANT TO HEAR THAT "BS" 40 HOURS A WEEK????

381 days ago
93.

HumanNature    

PAULA DEEN'S BROTHER "BUBBA" THE RACIST IS THE PROBLEM!!!!!!

381 days ago
94.

Jane    

I hope this lady gets into trouble for lying about her race. She is not black so because people say I act white and live only in white areas. That means I should change my race to white and my boyfriend white and our son is mixed. That lisa women should go to jail for lying and causing more harm.

381 days ago
95.

AplMacLady    

@ Mary P, you literally sound stupid, right up there with TMZ.

381 days ago
96.

Quiet    

this woman is so old and has so much money to retire

why isnt she retiring and enjoying her life time thats left.

i would be thrilled at her age to stop working and enjoy all my millions i earned.

time to go away and retire in florida like women her age with her money do

381 days ago
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Donna Avina    

Her brother Bubba is the one being sued by this woman who worked for him. Paula was only names because she owns the restaurant, but doesn't work there, Bubba manages it. Bubba is the problem. He is a racist, and a drug addict, Pauls is guilty of bailing him out too many times since they were kids when their parents died. Read the transcript of her depositions. Ninety % of what people are saying is incorrect. The media has twisted things, and the advertisers have really overreacted!

381 days ago
98.

Cat    

Finally.. get tough Paula. I find it hysterical that this loser waited all this time , time enough for your empire to grow, to come forth with such a ridiculous claim. Shame on all these companies who tossed you aside like an old worn out shirt. Sue them all all....

380 days ago
99.

qwerty    

She needs to get the best PR machine out there working for her now. That's where she should invest.

380 days ago
100.

JAY    

If a racial faux pas can have such consequences, who would want to hire a minority? Though it looks like Black people can crow right now, they will eat crow when employers are reluctant to hire them in the future. It's not racism, it's caution supported by experience.

380 days ago
101.

Southern Fan    

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

379 days ago
102.

honeybuzz    

Don't blame us we didn't start this mess--we didn't start the lawsuit--nor did we protest and ask her sponsors to drop her--i think it is all overkill...

379 days ago
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