In the aftermath of a racism-related controversy, Paula Deen has lost one endorsement after the next. Although the celebrity chef remains in her fans’ good graces, she’s eventually going to want to sway the opinion of corporate leaders if she is to return to her position as the queen of homestyle cooking. And reality competition Dancing with the Stars could offer the celebrity chef the opportunity to do just that!
The racism controversy surrounding former Food Network star Paula Deen is proving to be quite the battle for herself and her empire. Though Deen recently took to The Today Show in an attempt to clear her name, many companies are choosing not to stick by Paula due to the controversy. The latest hit for Deen comes from Ballatine Books, who recently revealed that they were dropping the southern chef’s upcoming cookbook!
The fallout from a recent racism controversy has proven financially devastating for former Food Network star Paula Deen. Dropped by everyone from Caesars Entertainment to Target, Paula has miraculously managed to hang onto a number of endorsements, including those for Alice Travel and Tasty Blend Foods.
Food Network, Walmart, Caesars Entertainment…one by one, the many companies represented by Paula Deen are backing out on deals they’ve forged with the celebrity chef. The latest business to wash its hands of Paula Deen? Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk.
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It’s been a roller-coaster ride this week for Paula Deen, who was recently accused of being racist, and was quickly cut from Food Network. Yesterday, Deen appeared on The Today Show, where she seemed to give a very heartfelt interview, but that did not stop several companies from dropping her. The latest company to drop Deen is Walmart, but on the plus side, fan support continues to grow, with other companies showing interest in Deen!
Paula Deen appeared on the Today Show this morning in hopes of clearing up recent allegations of racism. While the teary interview earned the former Food Network star plenty of support from her fans, it wasn’t enough to help her hang on to her partnership with Caesars Entertainment.
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.