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