Paula Deen appeared on the ‘Today’ show and apologized for using the N-word on June 26. After the southern chef was reduced to tears during her interview with Matt Lauer, both supporters and critics took to Twitter to express how they felt about her appearance.
Paula Deen cried on the Today show on June 26 and begged for forgiveness for using the N-word. While many fans continue to support the TV chef, there are a lot of Twitter users who feel Paula seemed fake and insincere during her interview.
Paula Deen Cries On ‘Today’ — Fans React To New Apology On Twitter
Fans Support Paula Deen
Paula’s interview on Today was full of emotion. After admitting to using the “N-word,” Paula was fired from The Food Network, and her work with QVC is also in jeopardy.
Her supporters, however, don’t feel that she’s getting the right treatment, and they took to Twitter to express their love for the butter-loving southerner.
@romanolaa: you know, not that I’ve ever MET @paula_deen, but I do feel that she doesn’t deserve all of this, & is actually extremely kind. #foodnetwork
@VictoryaRogers: #PaulaDeenTODAY Paula did well on interview. Matt Lauer certainly was cold–thought they were friends. Disappointed in him.
@Ellebhannah: Go Paula. You’re a woman of true virtue. We all screw up, you shouldn’t be treated this way. #PaulaDeenTODAY
@justinmcintosh: Paula Deen has apologized, can we move on? Aren’t there more important things happening in the world? #PaulaDeenTODAY
@vozzellajessica: So, Paula Dean is getting ragged on for saying the n-word. What about the rappers who get “PAID” to say those things..? #PaulaDeenTODAY
Paula Deen Gets Dissed On Twitter
While Paula still has a legion of fans, there are those who feel she deserves the criticism she’s receiving.
@CallmeKelb: You are a white woman from the south. You know the word is offensive regardless of what people call each other #Pauladeentoday
@kelsmichobrien: Paula deens fake sadness and emotion is pathetic. Her “Apology” is not sincere in my book @todayshow #PaulaDeenTODAY
Even talk show host Sally Jessy Raphael, chimed in, and mocked Paula.
@SJRaphael: ”I is what I is.” – Paula Deen. Oh boy….lol
So, HollywoodLifers — do you think people are being too hard on Paula Deen? Let us know!
WATCH: Paula Deen’s Emotional ‘Today’ Interview
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