It’s been a quite a week for Paula Deen. After being accused of being a racist, Food Network fired the southern chef, and then she lost her endorsement deal with Smithfield. Now, with plenty of support from her fans, Paula Deen made an appearance on The Today Show this morning to defend herself, and it was nothing short of very emotional!
In the celebrity world, a mistake can come back to haunt you big time, even if it happened years and years ago. Who Do You Think You Are alum Paula Deen has learned this the hard way, with accusations of racism leading to the loss of her esteemed spot on Food Network and possibly QVC as well. Paula’s fans have rushed to her defense and now, her sons are joining in on the protest effort.
If you are anything like me, you probably feel that the witch hunt aimed at Paula Deen has gone far enough. From getting fired by Food Network to losing her endorsement deal with Smithfield, things just keep spiraling out of control for the southern chef, and fans everywhere are infuriated. If you happen to be one of those ticked off fans, keep reading to find out how you can support Paula Deen.
Recently, we learned that Paula Deen was fired from Food Network, and rumors have been buzzing that she may be losing other deals as well. Despite the controversy surrounding the Who Do You Think You Are alum, Deen has been bombarded with an outpouring of support from her fans, and she wants them to know that she does appreciate it.
Ugh, the news just keeping worse for Paula Deen y’all. We learned recently that our favorite southern belle was fired by Food Network, and now, rumor has it that the Who Do You Think You Are alum is about to be axed by QVC as well. Someone say it isn’t so!
Paula Deen is once again in the hot seat over some possible racist remarks, and after recently ditching an appearance on the Today Show, the The Who Do You Think You Are alum is in hot water again. This time, Deen has been dropped from Food Network, and it’s safe to say that her fans are not the least bit happy about it!
Guy Fieri of The Next Food Network Star, experienced a HUGE upsurge in popularity back in November after a writer for the New York Times, Pete Wells, gave the restaurant a run for it’s money in the form of a huge piece in the review section. Guy was obviously upset about the piece, and went to the Today Show to respond to the review on camera. As his new show, Rachel vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-off, is set to begin, he’s once again defending his restaurant. What did he have to say? Keep reading to find out!
Marc Forgione has created a T-shirt line to raise money for hurricane relief in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. He won season three of The Next Iron Chef on the Food Network joining other fellow champions like Bobby Flay of The Next Food Network Star and Geoffrey Zakarian of Chopped. Now, the celebrity chef has teamed up with designers Peter Yip and Alexander Kim for an apparel line that will donate a portion of the proceeds to charity. All of the details are after the jump!
The Next Iron Chef’s Geoffrey Zakarian recently hosted a food and wine event at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. The Food Network and Top Chef judge joined other celebrity chefs for the fifth annual Savor Borgata where he mixed and mingled with hundreds of foodies. We caught up with Zakarian to talk about Chopped, preparing his menus at The Water Club and his new venture out on the high seas!
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay recently served some of his famous bites at the fifth annual Savor Borgata. The food and wine event at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City allowed fans the opportunity to mix and mingle with the resorts renowned chefs. The Food Network star hosted a Thanksgiving cooking demonstration, held a book signing and served guests some of his signature dishes. We caught up with Flay to talk about why he dropped out of school, how he discovered his passion for cooking; plans for more Bobby’s Burger Palace’s; and the upcoming season of the hit TV series Worst Cooks in America.