Now Walmart Dumps Paula Deen
Chain will stop selling her products
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 26, 2013 3:36 PM CDT
Paula Deen appears on NBC;s "Today" show, this morning.   (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

(Newser) – Her tears on Today weren't enough to sway Walmart: The nation's biggest retailer said today it is severing ties with her company, reports the Eater blog. Walmart sold Deen's cookware, some food products, and even her style of eyeglasses, but it won't place new orders once the current stuff runs out. Deen's n-word flap has now cost her business with the Food Network, Smithfield Foods, and Caesars restaurants. Target, meanwhile, is "evaluating the situation," reports AP.

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CowboySlim
Jul 6, 2013 7:05 PM CDT
I'm sorry that black, no, African-American..., no, Negro,...no...WTF do you want to be called this week? Anyhow, from what I've heard black people call each other, in public, in front of their children, it sounds a hell of a lot like a double standard. And, from what I understand, this woman, Paula Deen, used the words seventeen years ago? Lots of folks have used those same words, some of them in less-than-respectful, no, make that HATEFUL contexts, with little or no consequence. Yet, you rabid dogs sense blood, and tear down anyone and anything that you think, in your self-righteous, bigoted minds has done you imagined harm. Yes, I said BIGOTED. That is exactly what you are. Bigotry is not a white franchise. It is simply hate...hate for someone who is not like you. Next time you want to look hateful bigotry in the eye, go look in your mirror. I could rant on like this forever, but until you want to change, one person at a time, hate and bigotry is safe on this planet. Look yourself in the eye and admit your own shortcomings before you ever look at someone else's. Jesus Christ said it to the bigots in His time. They were going to stone their "Paula Deen", a prostitute. Jesus said, "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone."
KennyLLC
Jun 30, 2013 2:41 PM CDT
My wife just bought a Paula Deen chocolate cake today, June 30, 2013, at Wal Mart, but when she started cutting it I told her it was too dark and I didn't want any. If I had a way to post the receipt and label I would do it.
KennyLLC
Jun 29, 2013 1:56 PM CDT
Here is a list of the 50 most racist films: http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2012/05/the-50-most-racist-movies/ Here is WalMart's movie search: http://www.walmart.com/cp/dvds/530598?povid=P1171-C1110.2784+1455.2776+1115.2956-L35 Open two tabs and search to see how many of these are NOT SOLD AT WALMART. I'm sure you won't find anything like Paula Dean's "Home for a White Christmas" recipe DVD in there.