"Paula Deen has separated from her agent," Deen's spokeswoman, Elana Weiss, said. "She and her family thank him for the tireless effort and dedication over the many years."
Deen met Weiner through producer Gordon Elliot when she was just a restaurant owner and self-published cookbook author. Weiner soon helped her get Paula's Home Cooking on the Food Network in 2002.
The split is the latest news surrounding Deen who has had a tough few weeks. Days after a leaked deposition revealed the celebrity chef's use of racial slurs, Food Network announced it would not renew Deen's contract. A series of events, all laid out here, followed.