Paula Deen Makes Tearful First Public Appearance Since N-Word Scandal

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September 14, 2013 AT 2:40 PM
Paula Deen emerged from months of self-imposed exile Saturday, making her first public appearance since admitting to having used racial slurs in the past. "These are tears of joy, y'all," the embattled celebrity chef told a crowd ahead of a cooking demonstration in Houston.