Paula Deen


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  • Birth Name: Paula Hiers
  • Birth Place: Albany, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/19/1947, Capricorn
  • Profession: Celebrity cook; TV host; restaurateur; author
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VIDEO: Paula Deen Returns to Today, Reveals Comeback Plans

One year after Paula Deen's emotional meltdown on Today — in which she insisted she wasn't racist and claimed she didn't know the N-word was offensive — the chef returned to the morning show Tuesday in an attempt to revive her career.

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Paula Deen Launching Her Own Online Network

After the disintegration of her business empire last year, Paula Deen is launching her own subscription-based online network, she announced on her website.

A timeline of Paula Deen's downfall 

"Guess who's going digital, y'all! I'm so excited about my new online network and can't wait to show everyone what we've been working on," Deen said in a statement. "We're going to have so much fun being together and cooking up some wonderful new and classic dishes. Y'all can get my recipes, tips and cooking anytime you want -- this is for you. I can't wait to crank up the oven and get cooking for the people I love: my family, my friends and my fans!"

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Paula Deen Compares Recent Struggles to "That Black Football Player" Michael Sam

In a new cover story for People magazine, Paula Deen says she is "fighting to get my name back" after controversial remarks she made shattered her $100 million empire last summer. However, some of her latest comments may plunge her right back in hot water once again.

In the interview, the celebrity cook and restaurateur compared her recent more


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Year Title Description
2014 WTOC Prime TV Show Series, Guest
2012 All-Star Cookies TV Show Series, Remarks by
2011 Deen Family Christmas TV Show Series, Host
2011 Tournament of Roses Parade TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 CMT Music Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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Paula Deen Gets $75 Million Investment to Launch a Comeback

Embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen is set to launch a comeback, and she's got a $75 million investment to get her started.

Deen announced this week that she's starting a new company called Paula Deen Ventures to oversee her restaurants, cookbooks and other projects, The Associated Press reports. Phoenix-based private equity firm Najafi Companies is investing at least $75 million in the company. Steven Nanula, who has worked with Deen for two years, will serve as CEO, according to the AP.

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Was Paula Deen's E! True Hollywood Story Nothing But Propaganda?

It seems as though Paula Deen's E! True Hollywood Story might not be so "true" after all. According to Gawker, the documentary is nothing but "revisionist propaganda."

The website reports that while the one-hour episode, which aired Monday, did touch upon Deen's recent racism scandal, it appeared to frame Deen as a victim of circumstance, and conveniently ignored her wish to get black waiters to play the role of slaves at a plantation-themed wedding party and the two disastrous apology videos she posted after canceling her first Todayshow appearance in June.

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Tom Hanks Reveals He Has Type 2 Diabetes

Tom Hanks has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, he revealed onMonday's Late Show.

According to the actor, 57, he had been dealing with high blood sugar numbers since he was 36, but recently his doctor told him, "You've graduated. You've got Type 2 diabetes, young man."

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Law & Order: SVU Executive Producer on His Paula Deen-Inspired Episode

Mashing up Paula Deen, the Trayvon Martin trial and the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk practices in one episode might seem like a stretch, but Law & Order: SVU executive producer Warren Leight says it makes sense.

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Paula Deen Cries "Tears of Joy" At First Appearance After Scandal

Paula Deen broke down in tears upon being greeted with applause at her first public appearance since the scandal that brought down her empire, People reports.

Deen received a 10-minute standing ovation at the Metro Cooking & Entertaining show in Houston on Saturday. "These are tears of joy, y'all," the Southern chef said, crying. "This is my first time out in... read more


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