It seems Paula Deen has a predilection towards self sabotage. Case in point her latest interview with People magazine where one imagines the disparaged Southern belle
racist may have sought to win back public support after last year’s scandal, but some ill-worded statements only served to put the chef in the spotlight again—and not in the best way.
“I feel like ‘embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. ‘It’s like that black football player who recently came out,” Deen told People, referring to Michael Sam. ‘He said, ‘I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player.’ I know exactly what he’s saying.’
Here’s how the Internet reacted (see twitter screen shots below). Puke at your leisure and rest assured Paula Deen is the self sabotaging racist who can never atone for her sins.
Personally this comment on the web pretty much summed up my sentiments:
And here were the few positive remarks: