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Beloved actress and vegan advocate Tabitha Brown will soon be host of The Food Network's first vegan cooking show, 'It’s CompliPlated.'

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it was dropping her as a spokeswoman. The announcement came days after the Food Network said it would not renew the celebrity cook’s contract in the wake of revelations that she used racial slurs in the past. Smithfield […]

Celebrity chef Paula Deen claims she’s not a racist, but the The Food Network made the right decision by quickly dumping Deen for hateful racial remarks about African Americans. Deen is accused of using the N-word as part of a $1.2 million harassment lawsuit brought by a white former employee, Lisa Jackson, who alleges Deen […]

Bill Maher‘s comments Friday night on his “Real Time with Bill Maher” show on HBO, defending Paula Deen, may have surprised some. Maher called Deen a “hot mess, y’all,” but still came to her defense. “This may have been a shakedown,” said Maher. “People may have been trying to shake her down. That happens all […]

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Watching Paula Deen‘s cooking show was a weekend ritual for Marilynne Wilson, who says she’s furious at the Food Network for dumping the comfort-food queen after she acknowledged using racial slurs in the past. “I was shocked. I thought she’d get a fair trial,” Wilson, a nurse from Jacksonville, Fla., said […]