As a fan of Paula Deen, it's disheartening to learn about her latest scandal. The "N" word should never be used by anyone, in any context. Even if you're in the privacy of your own home. That word symbolizes hate and ugliness and it has no place in the modern English language.
However, it still remains to be proven whether or not Deen is guilty of the charges that have been brought against her and her brother, Earl “Bubba” Hiers, in the law suit files by former Paula Deen Enterprises employee Lisa Jackson. Jackson alleges several instances of sexual and racial workplace discrimination.
Apparently, the pressure and humiliation got the best of Paula Deen. According to Eater.com, Deen snubbed a scheduled appearance on The Today Show. But she did release a 48 second apology, addressing her mistakes and the scandal. Was this a heart-felt apology? I'll let you be the judge.