QVC Looks to Dump Paula Deen, Too
Channel has 'concerns' over racist flap
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 23, 2013 9:16 AM CDT
In this Dec. 30, 2010 photo, Paula Deen speaks in Pasadena, Calif.   (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

(Newser) – Lookin' for some of them Paula Deen pots and pans, y'all? Act now, as in now, because QVC has "concerns" about "the unfortunate Paula Deen situation," and has "no immediate plans to have her appear" on its vaunted airwaves—which she uses to hawk aforementioned cookware. But the channel isn't exactly dropping her like a deep-fried potato, notes TMZ, saying in its statement that it is "closely monitoring these events and we are reviewing our business relationship with Ms. Deen." Food Network has already cut her loose, Lady's Brunch Burger or no.

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Jun 25, 2013 1:55 AM CDT
There is NO excusing her, I don't care how long it has been!! And for all of you who are so quick to forgive her with that "that is the way they talk" bull is just as stupid as she is. Welcome to 2013 paula!! You won't be so quick to use the N word when it starts to hit you in the pocketbook!! I think is so funny that here is just one more "celebrity" that took folks for granted and "you are not so lucky!!! Bye-bye paula-- I certainly will not miss you on the Food Network!! I applaud them for firing her!!!!
Jun 24, 2013 10:38 AM CDT
so tired of all this pc. yes. it shows ignorance for using the term. but costing her job for something she admitted saying years ago. give me a break.
Jun 24, 2013 9:15 AM CDT
The hell with the Food Network, the hell with QVC. I heard some utter moron call this a "civil rights" issue over the weekend. It has nothing to do with civil rights! It has everything to do with power politics and the tyranny of political correctness. I couldn't care less about Paula Deen; I've never seen her show; but, this whole affair, if it is about things she said twenty years ago couldn't be more stupid - and dangerous!