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Author Anne Rice Comes To Paula Deen’s Defense

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Paula Deen has not been having a good last few weeks. So far, she’s been dropped from the Food Network, QVC is currently “reviewing the relationship” and she’s been the butt of a million jokes on Twitter. Other than her family members, not to many people have jumped up to defend her racist remarks/crude jokes. Enter Vampire Chronicles author Anne Rice.

Anne took to her Facebook page to defend Deen, but in some of those instances, it looked more like insults then damage control. Here are a few of her posts/quotes:

Anne Rice, FaceBook.com

 …This woman is just what you said. She’s an old southern lady, and she never made these unwise remarks of hers to a black person. We have no evidence at all that she has ever personally insulted or injured any black employee or friend.

 

It’s so easy to persecute an older, overweight, unwise, crude, ignorant woman who may very well be a good person at heart who has achieved a great deal in her life. So easy to vilify her and hate her and try to destroy her life. Woe to anyone today who is not slender, young, clever and politically correct.”

Deen has already admitted to making the racial jokes and even using the “N” word, so for Rice to call it a “witch hunt” or a “crucifixion” seems a bit of a reach. Deen will get to give her own side of the story on the “Today Show” tomorrow morning (Wednesday, June 25th, 2013).

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