Paula Deen: cooking show host, purveyor of type 2 diabetes, and, we now know, horrible unrepentant racist. The truth of Paula's ways came out in deposition that took place as part of a harassment lawsuit against Paula and her brother Bubba. Evidently, the butter-and-sugar chef tends to make casual use of the n-word and once hosted a plantation-themed restaurant wedding where all the black people were dressed up as slaves. But it's fine, because they were all very professional, and also, Paula was totally joking!

Fun stuff, right? I know. Here are all the most damming and outrageous quotes from the deposition. Which one's your favorite?





Liana Maeby grew up in Los Angeles and it has made her just as terrible as you'd expect. A graduate of USC's film school, she previously worked as an editor for, and has written for publications like Interview and The Village Voice. Her first book, a satirical work entitled "Earl Can Hurl (You Can Hurl Too)" written when she was eight, remains unpublished.