TODAY   |  July 05, 2013

Paula Deen axes longtime agent after fallout

Celebrity cook Paula Deen has fired her agent, Barry Weiner, after her falling out with several business partners in the wake of controversy over her acknowledged use of racial slurs in the past.

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>>> trending on the website of the new york daily news, dumped by dean. after weeks of getting canned by her business partners this time it's paula deen doing the cutting. she servered ties with her long time agent. he helped make her a food network star and media mogul . in a statement she thanked him for his years of tireless effort and dedication. a dozen companies cut tie with the chef after she admitted she used a racial slur in