She drooled over Jimmy Carter when he came on her show.
Seriously, Deen personifies the elitist ruling class, which includes the rich entertainment class. They have disdain for all those beneath them. They use & abuse anyone to enrich themselves, ridiculing those who helped them. They believe the rules don't apply to them.
I have seen this attitude many times in my career. It's a sure sign you need to find another job.