Is Paula Deen’s career deep fried? The celeb chef gets ousted from the Food Network! Kim and Kanye explain the reasoning behind their baby girl’s name, and Martha Stewart admits to rolling up more than towels! These stories plus, Zombies and Monsters battle it out at the box office! Find out who won in today’s Dirty Laundry!
Matt Lauer announced that Paula Deen will be on NBC’s “Today” show this Wednesday!! She cancelled on him Friday but says she’ll be there on Wednesday. Paula has been fired at the Food Network and QVC is trying to decide what to do with her pots and pans line that she sells on the show. AND TODAY SHE’S BEEN DROPPED by Smithfield — a company specializing in pork products. She had a line of hams with Smithfield … part of The Paula Deen Collection.
AND now other people are starting to come forth and accusing her of more discrimination against against other African American employees at her restaurant. An attorney with the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition is speaking out on behalf of some of the employees. They are accusing Paula and her brother of “paying caucasian employees more along with promoting them at a faster rate. They’re ALSO accused of only letting white and lighter-skinned black people deal with customers while black people were only allowed jobs at the “back of the house.” And that’s not even the worst of it because the attorney is also claiming:
“[We] found evidence of systemic racial discimination and harassment … a family member consistently referred to a black cook as ‘my little monkey.’”
And that’s not all…check out this interview from last year where Paula introduces a close friend of hers…she tells him to stop standing in front of the black wall because he’s as black as the wall and no one can see him….
Can Paula’s PR team save her? The Food Network wasn’t happy with how they handled the situation. If you missed her apology videos here they are…
Her first apology was odd, edited ….she even took it down from her YouTube channel…here it is Here’s the second…
Chris Brown has been accused of injuring a 24-year-old girl at a nightclub over the weekend. The girl claims that she was in the VIP section with Chris when he deliberately shoved her to the ground and she suffered a knee injury. She filed a report with the police and they are investigating.
Paris Jackson is still in the hospital and sources are saying she could be there for about 3 more months. They are saying that she is in denial and fighting therapy. Paris’ Tumblr page reveals dark images of suicide and death and there are claims that she is deep into the world of cutting. Our sources say Paris is deep into the world of cutting.
Sources close to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are explaining why they chose the name North for their baby girl. It’s a metaphor for “up”, telling friends, “What’s North of North? Nothing.” Translation … nothing better. They believe North is their highest point together as a couple and they consider her their “North Star.”
James Gandolfini’s body has arrived in New Jersey via private jet and his funeral service will be this Thursday.
Aaron Carter was attacked by 4 grown men in Boston over the weekend. Why?? The men were upset that he was going to perform on the “New Kids on the Block” turf. He was leaving a restaurant and approached by a man that said: “I heard you’re doing a show here tomorrow. This is the town of the New Kids.” 3 other guys then got of a gold Chevy Malibu and beat him up.
Justin Bieber and his entourage have been banned for life from Las Vegas Indoor Skydiving after he didn’t want to pay $1,600 and bartered a deal. He claimed that he would post a pic on Instagram and give the place a great review. The company said he faked that he was doing it and never posted anything on the Instagram.
And Justin’s monkey is back?!!?!? He kept a private jet company waiting for him for 8 hours while he tried to get his monkey flown to him. Justin even hired a helicopter to avoid traffic so he could pick up the monkey at another airport. Justin finally took his flight but no work if he successfully got the monkey.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis got into a fight with a security guard after he was stopped when trying to walk into a Four Seasons Hotel. “They thought he was a fan trying to get in the hotel as the Rolling Stones were expected,” an onlooker told E! News. “Security wrestled him down.” Here’s the video..
Martha Stewart is on Match.com and now she’s admitting that she can roll joints!! She was doing an interview to “Watch What Happens Live’s” Andy Cohen and she told a story about “sloppy joints” and said, “Of course I know how to roll a joint.” The story comes up at 1:17 of the video.
Tanning Mom has entered rehab for alcohol abuse…the Lukens Institute in Palm Beach Thursday night. Sound familiar?? That’s the rehab facility that Michael Lohan has ties to and Tanning mom went to high school with him and she asked for help. Here’s a picture of him walking her into rehab…
Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes married her ex-husband Gregg Leakes over the weekend in front of 400 guests and Bravo’s cameras. It’s for her upcoming spinoff called I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding. The ceremony was officiated by Judge Greg Mathis. “During the vows, NeNe refused to repeat the standard ‘for richer or poorer’ line, opting instead only for ‘richer,” our source revealed. Nene’s dog “Playa” was also in attendance at the wedding.
Scott Weiland, the former frontman of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, got married over the weekend too.
And Star Wars creator George Lucas married his longtime girlfriend over the weekend.
How does “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis spend his money??? Well, he hires a 600 lb Sea Lion once a week to play in his pool with him and his girlfriend!!!!!! The sea lion arrives via boat … swims up to the beach … walks to Joe’s backyard (in Mexico) … and then dives straight into his pool. Hahahaha…check out the pictures…
Weekend box office:
1. Monsters University, $82 million
2. World War Z, $66 million
3. Man of Steel, $41.2 million