OK, well a few days ago I was at Pick Up Stix (one of my Dad's favorite restaurants) and on the TV was this:
"Breaking News: Paula Deen Kicked Off Food Network".
She apparently said the "N" word either on TV or somewhere else where people could hear. (I've heard different stories about where she was actually heard saying it)
She was also accused of cracking racist jokes. I guess the cable channel just couldn't take it anymore - they are not continuing her contract.
Here's what The LA Times says:
The LA Times version
I haven't seen anything on her website yet, but here it is:
Paula Deen's Website