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Kevin Hart Sounds Off On The Paula Deen Controversy

July 08, 2013 08:00 AM by Lisa Princ

As the controversy surrounding former Food Network star Paula Deen continues, more and more celebrities are speaking out about the allegations against her. The latest celebrity to sound off on the Paula Deen controversy is actor and comedian Kevin Hart, but it was definitely no laughing matter for Hart!

As Paula Deen’s empire continues crumble around her after the racism controversy that took place recently, more and more folks are sharing their thoughts on the situation. Actor and comedian Kevin Hart was the latest celebrity to sound off about the scandal. What did the normally funny man have to say about it all?

E! caught up with Hart recently, where he did admit: “I think she did make a crucial mistake and there should be consequences. However, like many folks, Hart agrees that the consequences have definitely been taken too far. “They’re taking everything from her…they took her sponsors, you’ve got to leave her with something. At some point you’ve got to say let’s ease up,” Hart added.

Another celebrity that offered his opinion was rapper, T-Pain, who told the site: “She was treated very unfairly.” Despite how he thinks she was treated, T-Pain is certain that within a few months, Deen will be back on television.

Do you agree with Kevin Hart and T-Pain? What are your thoughts on the racism controversy? Have these companies taken things too far? We know you have an opinion and we want to hear it. Sound off in the comments section below!

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One Response to “Kevin Hart Sounds Off On The Paula Deen Controversy”

  1. anne black Says:
    July 10th, 2013 at 10:37 am

    I think it is a disgrace what they are doing to Paula Deen. I am sure everyone has used the racial slur once in their lives and many other racial slurs aimed at several nationalities. She admits it was a mistake on her part especially since she is a well known personality. I do not know what ever happened to forgive and forget. She has apologized several times but I think the media was out to get her. There are no or few saints in this world, let’s not forget this everyone of us makes mistakes in our lives. It was a chain reaction with the networks, publishers and retail stores to drop her immediately. I will discontinue my food network magazine and any other connections with the food network.
    shame on you!

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