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Paula Deen 'Begs Your Forgiveness' For Her Racism

But the apology wasn't enough: It was reported Friday evening that Food Network will not be renewing the Southern cooking star's contract at the end of the month. Deen's apology stems from a transcript that surfaced earlier this week of Deen seemingly nonchalantly describing different racist jokes she'd told and describing her penchant for saying the n-word.