Stick a fork in this butterball — she’s been deep fried and deep-sixed by the Food Network.
Celebrity chef Paula Deen, 66, was canned by the cable channel on Friday after releasing a groveling video apology on YouTube for using the N-word and cracking racist jokes at her Savannah, Ga., restaurant.
Friday, officials at the channel, where Deen rose to fame with her brand of butter and deep-fried fueled down-home Southern cooking, said they would not renew her contract, which expires at the end of the month.
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Do you agree with the decision to fire Paula Deen from the Food Network? Do you think her empire will survive?