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After a racial slur scandal cost Paula Deen her Food Network job and handfuls of sponsors, the celebrity chef is attempting to rebuild her image and career with a new team behind her. But will she be able to make a comeback? For every Robert Downey Jr., there's a Pee-wee Herman, who was never able to scale back to his pre-sex scandal height of fame. Here are 14 stars who were able to recover.
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