It's been a little more than a week since we learned about Paula Deen's damning deposition, in which the food queen uttered the ‘N’ word. As a result, Deen's "sweet grandmother" image has suffered irreparable damage. She's lost millions of dollars, sponsors like Walmart and Ceasars Entertainment have dropped her and her show on the Food Network has been cancelled.
Deen appeared on the Today Show Wednesday morning to defend herself, and things didn’t seem to go well. She focused too much on the damage inflicted upon her from the scandal, and didn't spend enough time atoning for the remarks and actions (plantation wedding, anyone?) revealed in the deposition.
Do you think the Deen interview was a success or failure and how would you have advised her?
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