Paula Deen Strikes Again: Posts a Pic of Son in Brownface

MIAMI BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 22:  Chef Paula Deen signs books at the KitchenAid Culinary Demonstrations during the 2015 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE at Grand Tasting Village on February 22, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for SOBEWFF)

Paula Deen Strikes Again: Posts a Pic of Son in Brownface

It's only been two years since celebrity chef copped to using n-word.

Published July 7, 2015

For real, Paula? Just two years after she watched her entire empire crumble like chocolate chip cookies over her admitted use of the n-word, Paula Deen proved the experience didn't make her any wiser. The celebrity chef came under fire again on Tuesday, this time for tweeting a pic of her son and heir apparent Bobby Deen in brownface. 


The photo, which Deen took down an hour after posting it (but not before it was screen-grabbed about a million times), depicts Bobby dressed as I Love Lucy character Ricky Ricardo. “Lucyyyyyyy! You got a lot of esplainin’ to do! #TransformationTuesday @BobbyDeen,” Paula captioned the pic, in which she stands beside him dressed as Ricky's wife Lucy Ricardo.

This is very, very bad news for the Deens. After the n-word debacle got Paula booted from the Food Network, Bobby was able to take her place on the channel, hosting a number of cooking-related shows. If history is any guide, his days might now be numbered.

Watch Kevin Hart's reaction to the original Deen scandal of 2013 below:

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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