RUMOR: Paula Deen a restaurateur, nationally celebrated TV cook on the Food Network made a racial comment during an interview and/or on national television.
MYTH BLASTER Verdict: Way off the mark …
Paula Deen is losing her status as the friendly Southern belle into something she is not.
Those media entities should be ashamed. There may be “Freedom of the Press” – but there ARE laws about defamation of character. It is why we do not need “hate speech” laws. If someone is wrongfully accused or disgraced in public – they have the right to sue for defamation.