Paula Deen released a second apology video but it doesn’t seem to matter because she was just dropped by the Food Network. The network just released a statement saying:
“Food Network will not renew Paula Deen’s contract when it expires at the end of this month.”
Paula Deen has stirred up a whirlwind of controversy recently due to her reported racism. Now, everyone’s formerly favorite chef is making an official response.
After causing an uproar when a report exposed that Paula was being sued for using the N-word and being a fan of slavery-themed weddings, she teased her apology on Twitter with this somber photo:
Video statement to follow shortly http://t.co/Te2yWwhPzG .
— Paula Deen (@Paula_Deen) June 21, 2013
Now Paula has spoken. Check it out in the video above!
Here is the full transcript:
“I want to apologize to everybody for the wrong that I have done. I want to learn and grow from this. Inappropriate hurtful language is totally, totally unacceptable. I have plenty of mistakes along the way but I beg you, my children, my team, my fans, my partners…I beg for your forgiveness. Please forgive me for the mistakes I have made”