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.
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