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Paula Deen speaks at Whole Foods Market Grand

Paula Deen speaks at Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village Featuring MasterCard® Grand Tasting Tents during the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival at Grand Tasting Village on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 in Miami Beach, Fla. (Credit: Getty Images / Alexander Tamargo)

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Paula Deen's culinary TV career

Celebrity chef Paula Deen, most famous for her high-calorie, butter-rich Southern dishes, had a successful run on the Food Network before she was fired in June 2013 after admitting to using racial slurs.

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