Update: Paula Deen jumped into more hot water this morning. Paula Deen: “I Is What I Is And I’m Not Changing”.
The fired Food Network star went on NBC’s Today show to explain — sort of — the controversy over her use of the n-word. My analysis: Deen blew the interview in 3 ways. 1) She needed to be repentant but she made it about herself and her own hurt. 2) She needed to disavow any of her hurtful old ways but she said she isn’t going to change. 3) She needed to be clear but she was both emotionally distraught and repetitive. #willwalmartwithdraw? #willqvcwithdraw? #hardtowatch #pauladeen #apology.