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Sued For Sexist, Racist Comments

AOL.COM - Paula Deen may have adopted a healthy new lifestyle and dropped two pant sizes, but the Food Network star's PR rocket is now forced to confront unsavory charges yet again. Deen, who faced criticism earlier this year after it was disclosed that she would begin repping a diabetes drug, has been slapped with a lawsuit that holds Deen and her brother Bubba Hiers responsible for sexual harassment, infliction of emotional distress and assault.

According to TMZ, Lisa Jackson, the former general manager at the brother-sister-owned restaurant Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House in Savannah, Georgia, claims that Deen and Hiers made offensive, sexist and racist comments over the course of the five years she worked there, from 2005 to 2010. click here to read more

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