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Paula Deen

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Born in Albany, Georgia, Deen is a notable graduate of Albany High School. She married her first husband after graduating high school in 1965. Her parents both died by the time she was 23, and a resultant fear of death led to chronic agoraphobia. She was a proficient Southern cook, and used it to help deal with her condition. in 1986, she felt okay enough to take a job as a bank teller. She was robbed at gunpoint the next year, and that incident led her to deal with her agoraphobia head-on. After the family moved to Savannah in 1989, she decided to parlay her cooking experience into a clandestine catering service. She made sandwiches and other meals, and her sons delivered them.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Paula Deen -- New Job Offer ... No Apron Required

Paula Deen
New Job Offer ... No Apron Required

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Paula Deen -- Dropped By Publisher

Paula Deen
Dropped By Publisher

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JCPenney -- Bye Bye Paula Deen

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Bye Bye Paula

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Paula Deen -- That White Woman Suing Me Is Also Smearing Me!

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White Woman Suing Me Is Also Smearing Me!

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Paula Deen -- Kmart and Sears Bailing Out Too

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Kmart & Sears Bailing Out Too

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- 1189 days ago
Alec Baldwin Hates Lots of People ... But REALLY Hates Gays

Alec Baldwin
Hates Lots of People But REALLY Hates Gays

3:30 PM PT -- Alec just responded to all the homophobe allegations.Alec Baldwin -- who puts Paula Deen to shame in the bigotry department -- again showed his true colors with a hate-filled tirade… READ MORE >

- 1190 days ago
Paula Deen -- Spineless QVC Folds ... Drops Deen (Sorta)

Paula Deen
Spineless QVC Folds ... Drops Deen (Sorta)

After waiting around to see which way the wind blew ... QVC -- like a lemming -- followed the rest of Paula Deen's partners and dropped the chef in the wake of the n-word scandal. Initially, QVC… READ MORE >

- 1190 days ago
Paula Deen -- Target's Dropping Me Too!

Paula Deen
Target's Dropping Me Too!

Paula Deen's in the crosshairs at Target -- with the retail chain telling TMZ they will NOT continue to do business with the chef in the wake of her N-word scandal. FYI -- Target offers a variety… READ MORE >

- 1190 days ago
Paula Deen -- Gets Sugar-Coated Boot From Diabetes Drug Company

Paula Deen
Gets Sugar-Coated Boot From Diabetes Drug Co.

Paula Deen's situation is so bad ... even diabetes is distancing itself from the crazy cook.TMZ has learned ... Paula and diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk have parted ways ... at least for… READ MORE >

- 1191 days ago
Paula Deen -- Dropped by Walmart

Paula Deen
Dropped by Walmart

Another one bites the dust ... Paula Deen has just been dropped by Walmart.The retail giant just released a statement, saying, "We are ending our relationship with Paula Deen Enterprises and we… READ MORE >

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