Topic: Debates

Can Paula Deen’s Career Survive This Scandal? More Importantly…Should It?

Can Paula Deen's Career Survive This Scandal? More Importantly...Should It?

That’s why, at least in my opinion, Paula Deen’s career should not recover from this scandal. We’ve seen her true colors, now—not only in admitting to using the N word in the past—but in her own reaction (And her family’s reaction! Man oh man, those sons of hers!) to the public’s reaction. It was, to put it lightly, not good. And no matter how terrific of a cook you are, no matter how friendly, charming, relatable or Southern, if the people you stand in front of to sell your public persona feel like they’ve been had, they ain’t going to keep buying. More »