Skip to comments.Paula Deen Is Ready to Come Back, Y'all
Posted on 02/12/2014 12:00:01 PM PST by kingattax
Paula Deen is trying to reheat her career.
A recently formed new company, Paula Deen Ventures, said it has received an investment of between $75 million and $100 million from Najafi Cos., a private-equity company led by Jahm Najafi, who owns BMG Music Service and the Book-of-the-Month Club.
Phoenix-based Najafi Cos. said the cash infusion will be used to help Ms. Deen establish new deals and move away from a pure licensing model, in which she sells her likeness and expertise to others. Instead, she hopes to take more ownership and control in partnerships with retailers and other companies.
Steven Nanula, a food-industry veteran brought in to be chief executive of Paula Deen Ventures, said the company is in talks with TV networks, retail chains and other possible partners, but has yet to announce a television contract or a major deal. The company declined to name the TV networks and potential partners it has contacted.
A Food Network spokeswoman said the cable-TV channel hasn't had any talks with Ms. Deen about re-appearing on the network.
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I don’t know why she let the libtards cow her into submission last time
I FREELY ADMIT I used the *n* word 30 or 40 years ago, like paula did, but it did not have the stigma attached to it that it does now.
And if you read Ton Sawyer you will be truly shocked to see what they called the escaped slave (who was not escaped, he was actually free but no one told him)
And now Obama has created a new "kitty"....My Brothers' Keeper". What the hell does that mean?
Most of that southern girls retail merchandise is made in China. This is another case of where libs did us a favor.
I thought she should never have apologized in the first place! Stupid move and just brought more PC attention to her.
She doesn’t have the guts. Recall her tearful, grovelling apologies to the PC police.
I am suffering greatly from both race AND gay fatigue syndrome.
I agree. She should have taken the Phil Robertson approach and not give a crap what anyone thinks.
Agreed. This politically correct nonsense is so absurd.
The people who should decide whether she stays on TV, sells books, etc should be her fans, not politically correct zombies who run Food Network and publishers. They pre-emptively cancelled her show and upcoming book, without regard to whether it was a smart business decision. HOPEFULLY SHE STAYS popular, and they regret their decisions at some point.
She got “jobbed” for sure. But not a fan.
The Aferican-American still do not know what it means whenever mac daddies lips are moving.
But then again he can always bribe them again like he did with the cell phones only this time it’s not on the same level as an election so he will only offer a free happy meal certificate.
I didn’t like the way she handled the whole thing. She gave in to them, she shouldn’t have. She wasn’t a fav of mine before she isn’t one now either.
We have given up altogether on the Food network... TOOOOO many commercials... way to much BS and yakking.
It’s got to the place where these ‘chefs’ forgot that it’s about the food and NOT about them!
Paula needs to loose the loud, screechy cackle...it’s a little hard to take.
Can’t stand Paula Deen but she was railroaded.
“Aunt Paula’s Soul Kitchen Recipes”
“The Ethnic Melting Pot: Fondue Recipes From West Africa”
“100 Ways With Blackened Whitefish”
“Pimpin’ My Cracker Recipes”
I can't either and you're right and now she's outed herself as a demonic-rat.
NOT Interested in your return.
Paula Deen is an Obama-supporting liberal.
Paula Deen (Democrat)
The Food Network star campaigned for Obama back in 2008, and invited his wife Michelle to cook with her during an episode of Paula’s Party. Later, she said she “just loved” being around the First Lady, and praised her platform: encouraging kids and young adults to eat healthy and get plenty of exercise.
Food network is full of progressives and the SS PC crowd
if you don’t kiss their ring/butt you are mud!
I wouldn’t care if she said it today about an azzhole holding a gun to her head. What an upside-down values system is in place, when it’s more important what word a person uses to describe someone directly threatening their life, than that the azzhole was golding the gun to her head in the first place. Just amazing. I try to picture someone holding a gun to my head or one of my families’, and the fear.
There was a time when I used to watch Food Network a lot, back when it was more about the food than the personalities. Eventually even most of the hosts I liked turned into parodies of themselves.
Now, when I feel like watching people on TV cook, I turn on PBS.
“NOT Interested in your return. “
Neither am I...
She is a back stabbing whore who cheated with a married man for over ten years until she found one of her own to exploit.
That’s another matter. It doesn’t negate the one under discussion. I never thought a thing about her until all the brouhaha, but if she’d stood up for what she said, considering the man held a gun to her head, I would have supported her.
Actually I would like that. The we could get rid of the ridiculous shows that are on there now. Outside of the Pioneer woman and Trisha’s Southern Cooking there is not one show I watch there any more. I do go over to Cooking Channel on Friday nights to watch Alton Brown’s Good eats. They never get old
Hate to inform you but in the 21st century MOST things are manufactured outside of the US. The great majority of those things are made in China
Bless her heart. No, I won’t watch the Obastard-lover.
I is what I is !
She voted for Obama, supported Obama, and recieved the benefit of her purchase.
Her cooking is gross and toxic.
PREDICTION: She will be given full absolution by Oprah (with the approval of the magnanimous Obamas) and be on OWN—in mid-October just weeks before the mid-term elections.
She must have paid off Jesse Jackson and can come back now.
Oh wow, I didn't even know about that!
I hope that Phil Robertson will be an example for others that were trapped like her. She was so foolish and when cowed.
BTW, her cookbook is in regular use in my house. I have made my reputation on her broccoli salad and lemon squares.
I don’t get why you say the Libs did us a favor, since most of Paulas goods are made in China.
So it’s okay that someone who markets herself as that good ol’ southern gal goes along with the flow and puts her name on the same ol’ Chinese garbage? What’s the point in her having a brand?
Yep, I remember when she had Jimmy Carter on her show and she made much of him. Yuck!
However, some idiots who are democrats don’t know any better, until they marry a conservative, move to Arizona, go to protests against Gabby Giffords, etc.
Let’s hope she has had her come to Jesus moment.
Paula Deen is not “on our side” IMHO
The libs did us a favor because they took down Paula Deen, who, if you read this thread, is anything but a good ol’ southern gal.
I know, but her recipes are my comfort food. Forgive me, I am not pure.
Your prediction makes sense, considering how power flows these days. One of these days, Oprah herself will need to publicly repent for something.Who will The Oprah confess to? Maybe Barbara Walters will come out of her latest retirement and do it.
“Lets hope she has had her come to Jesus moment.”
Not a chance unless money is involved.
She is and has always been a big lib. Jimmy Carter is one of her favorite people. She can stuff it where the sun doesn’t shine as far as I’m concerned. She supported the same people that are now attacking her. Tough, I sure won’t be supporting her by purchasing her products.
The transgenders got me down
Wow...she kept that one quiet, eh?