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Anthony Bourdain says he received scary hate mail after bashing Paula Deen.

"A year ago, before she announced that she has diabetes, I dared to suggest that the food she was advocating was dangerous for you, and I received a lot of scary mail and Facebook posts," Bourdain says in this week's Rolling Stone, obtained by Us Weekly. "It was the first time I've ever been frightened."

In August, Bourdain said that Deen, aka The Butter Queen, was "proud of the fact that her food is f---ing bad for you." "I would think twice before telling an already obese nation that it's OK to eat food that is killing us. Plus, her food sucks," he said.

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