The list of companies fleeing from Paula Deen continues to grow, with J. C. Penney saying it has decided to stop selling Paula Deen-branded merchandise. I suspect the list shouldn’t be much bigger, since the vast majority have already dropped the embattled Southern chef over a racial slur scandal stemming to a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Deen and her brother, Earl ‘Bubba’ Hiers by former employee Lisa Jackson.
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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist, blogger and social media consultant. Janet specializes in political and social commentary, as well as business writing. She is the founder and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette. She is putting the finishing touches on her new novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay, Jamaica.