Paula Deen

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Paula Deen
Born Paula Ann Hiers[1]
(1947-01-19) January 19, 1947 (age 70)
Albany, Georgia, U.S.
Cooking style Southern
Spouse Jimmy Deen (m. 1965–92)
Michael Groover (m. 2004)
Official website
www.pauladeen.com

Paula Deen (born January 19, 1947) is an American celebrity chef and television host. She has published fourteen cookbooks.

Early life[change | change source]

She was born in Albany, Georgia.

Personal life[change | change source]

On June 21, 2013, due to a controversy regarding Deen’s admission that she had used racial slurs during deposition for a lawsuit, The Food Network announced they will not renew her contract.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Piechota, Jim (June 20, 2013). "Southern hospitality". The Bay Area Reporter. Retrieved June 26, 2013. 
  2. "Paula Deen Canned: Food Network 'Will Not Renew' Chef's Contract Amid Racism Row". Mediaite. Retrieved 21 June 2013.