Paula Deen admits using the N-word

A judge dismissed a former restaurant manager's discrimination case against Paula Deen, in which she admitted to using the racial epithet, but not before the celebrity chef lost lucrative endorsement deals and was fired by the Food Network.

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A judge dismissed a former restaurant manager's discrimination case against Paula Deen, in which she admitted to using the racial epithet, but not before the celebrity chef lost lucrative endorsement deals and was fired by the Food Network.

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