Ballantine Books Cancels Paula Deen’s Upcoming Cookbook Amid Racial Slur Scandal

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Ballantine Books Cancels Paula Deen’s Upcoming Cookbook Amid Racial Slur Scandal (Photo credit: Bristol Motor Speedway & Dragway)

Paula Deen just got dropped by Ballantine Books, which was set to publish her latest cookbook, titled “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up.” The book was set to release October 2013.

The book publisher issued the following statement to CNN:

“After careful consideration, Ballantine Books has made the difficult decision to cancel the publication of Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes All Lightened Up.”

 Ballantine Books Cancels Paula Deens Upcoming Cookbook Amid Racial Slur Scandal
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 Ballantine Books Cancels Paula Deens Upcoming Cookbook Amid Racial Slur Scandal
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