Above, via Eater, is a recent advertisement for Paula Deen's Lady & Sons restaurant. It features a black employee of Deen's restaurant, whose job, in our estimation, is to pretend to be a slave. This is her job because Paula Deen wants to sell food to people who will take pleasure from playacting the fantasy that…
Get fuckin' pumped, America, because Paula Deen is back, and this time, it's ... uh ... a subscription-based online network where you can pay to watch old episodes of her bad TV shows, instead of watching them for free on a different website, or not watching them at all. Hardcore.
We can add Kris Jenkins, former all-pro defensive tackle for the New York Jets and Carolina Panthers, to the list of people who don't think all that n-word business that's currently sinking Paula Deen's career is a very big deal.
You may have heard that Paula Deen is struggling a bit with her public image. Shock, dismay, and surprise at snowballing bizarre accusations have left fans to deal with the idea that maybe she isn't the sweet woman we all thought she was. That's not to say Deen doesn't have her defenders, though.