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This is a Fox News alert I'm Kimberly dealt well this just and the -- never has announced it will not renews celebrity chef Paula -- contract.
When it expires at the end of the month and this is following her admission that she is used a racial slur.
In the past.
Levine is being sued for racial discrimination has admitted during a legal deposition to using -- clerk she apologized today and is asking for forgiveness.
I want to apologize to everybody.
For the wrong that I'm -- Our got -- learning growth from the -- inappropriate.
Hurtful language is totally.
I've made cleaning up mistakes along the way but.
At big do you.
-- fighting ends not partners.
At -- for your forgiveness.
Okay so we're gonna go through some of the facts of this -- have -- around the table which is you know this is -- she admitted to do and doing in the past not something that she said she's done currently or anything that she specifically said to an employee.
This lawsuit is based on family members -- -- other employees of her business.
And during this legal deposition she was asked if she has ever used -- a racial slurs and she spoke truthfully and said she had.
But it was quite some time ago so is this apology enough -- should she be forgive and and -- you know what what do you think about the fact that the Food Network has now let her got canceled.
What I've looked at her cookbook and she has some a usual -- meals and there she has a cheeseburger.
With a -- paddy in between two donuts so I don't know how she could be racist if she's trying to kill so many white people.
But it does make you wonder what she calls blackened chicken when she's alone a why let you know what you know what I love about she claims that she's a victim of prejudice in when you look at that tape.
Apparently it's because everyone thinks she's in -- -- but she's got a hold back on the you have make -- Begging forgiveness and -- forgiving country right.
Are we at forgiving country and someone remind you why I went to you for -- -- I go again is a small again Friday out came your way -- I am not Irish banks telling how many decades chance to speak at his you have not done enough television and about in fact after a very nice.
You use that language to sell you know I was mistaken if there's a reason look I think the Food Network did what they had to do when.
I think -- -- since before.
If she didn't do it on the show she didn't do matter and no matter what she's saying is I'm sorry for things that I have said.
Privately this or she was referring to the back where she -- -- -- racial -- is -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Kimberly -- a private conversation asking -- -- has been -- -- traffic.
-- that you've ever you use.
I asked Bob with your husband in the bedroom -- you got to they did the right to ask that question.
Did the right that's me.
Credit and you -- and you get my point is it deep it's got to be where there's smoke there's fire and has been deeper than just her saying her husband's news and word -- that she's being sued.
I know this -- she just admitted she said in the past it's not even relevant to the case that she's being sued for because she's not even the one who is alleged to have committed to racial discrimination.
But she's the head of the company and they and the deep pocket and a woman who is claiming the racial discrimination.
Is a Caucasian.
They can be added into your absolutely right but that's the background the fact that it just so we kind of -- out how to meaningful discussion -- really she feels like she did something wrong or she wouldn't have done that we -- YouTube did you with all you know Timothy.
Baker make up an apology if -- -- must insincere apology and -- and I look I I have met her son I don't think I've ever met her.
You like somebody and -- think that they what they were doing was really wrong lesson she she also that she's also accused.
Allowing this type.
Racist joke -- -- racial slurs what else and also.
Allowing pornography in the workplace -- she felt herself as a a big -- a major leader she is a brand.
She is responsible for this type of behavior and sounds to me like at least she thought she needed to say an apology.
On -- -- that obvious she responsible she allowed this type of conduct this culture to go on.
At her -- company.
But let me just -- -- just say that she also said that she is stated that she made jokes about Jews gay people black people and read next now that pretty much covers the the territory.
They'll start people that I -- is tricky but my guess pornography and -- The other thing I think it's probably a bad -- personally but the the rest of this but -- should they got a long time ago I'd say one thing if she can hear this she should give me a call because she might wanna go would -- to a couple places.
If you mining states in meetings that he's got -- -- but I think I I get vastly I've ever heard of this one before I ever watched through channels.
And yet the whole thing board and that net -- definition of a food channel is your -- -- Did you know unlike a lot and I'm like hi I love it I don't think that's what I have to -- -- I -- I'm not really defending the idea pornography in the workplace but if everybody kind of I give everybody condemns this is honest.
-- ought to be the workplace it's a huge issue.
It everywhere -- that she's allowing the pornography and like I'm its gross.
Gross if they're cooking while they're watching that kind of grosses me out is also one of her employees that it -- in the -- so that they.
He heard -- use some this language as well.
But -- well that's a fair point that she don't think she admitted to legally under -- is that she used this point to derogatory toward racial slurs a lot of smoke.
I got -- -- -- -- flyers rob points alone and she told her husband Jeff I dress and look this is a decision they had to make they might have even more information.
We're going with the news as we know it right now what's been Abbott confirmed.
And we can say that she's been like that didn't have a point that isn't one that -- you could probably relate to which is that she says quote I can't myself determine what offends another person.
Mehmet I'll tell life went well I do apologize for things and a commercial break -- why -- I have to apologize for that why that offensive.
Yeah now on these candidates that's on the obviously offensive -- and word.
But at random acts that's -- -- -- but that's one of the accusations as users in the inward so I think she -- -- a good idea that it went.
Next point that the guys I'm not saying -- why how is.
Coming data may -- now is it relevant.
For her to be fired from the food channel today for something she claims she sat and I didn't say any more twenty years -- -- just imagine that -- -- worked at the Food Network.
She would not be placed on administrative leaving get to access your computer and get all the benefits in the pensions the -- -- private -- corporation says.
You're out here -- do with the government it's completely different here in the government you can do all sorts of terrible things other people and target people for their beliefs are there.
Content of their thoughts with equipment parts of the Tea Party -- the government your agent and he -- -- editor Ricky Bobby.
Bradley you believe honestly believe like -- said with a -- you think -- -- stop using -- twenty years ago I get a else's stuff I mean she's.
It did I say I.
-- we haven't even brought up.
What she wanted as an ideal wedding.
The plantation style wedding which is -- -- obviously it's affected the most offensive part.
Which was using the black men with black man matters as his wife Susan in black -- -- -- yeah I did this is the Sevilla a lot of those guys all the planners have fronts it was it was -- so as somebody who has a lot of experience in banking banking.
Begging for forgiveness do you think that she should be forgiven do you think this apology was sufficient.
No because she she it I would have to says that's true about most the other thing she said but when it comes to.
A racist joke like that race using racist comments that's -- where I draw a line I think everybody should be gone.
Mean you regardless said if she's used it in the passing a personal conversation are you being more specific about.
Her workplace and the fact that she was allowing -- -- and I would I would.
Give her about pornography thing pieces -- unless personally to you again in his spare a glass house and -- -- But I just think he can't you can't cross that line and I don't believe it was -- years ago people who I know who do use that.
Are you know constantly doing I mean I -- they're not.
But Bob -- -- this says she's under house OK did she admits that.
If she was gonna lie about other times that she's used it why did she admit to it from twenty years ago why didn't she just say now I find it offensive.
I don't she's she's shed I know I didn't want to hear undergo double file that happens or would you do it ten years ago you do it last year have you ever done.
But essentially for many years I don't block -- This network -- they have there's they're not worried about holidays must admit they have a -- profit making organization.
And she was going to bring down their reputation so do you really need that headache when you could find a celebrity chef on any corner -- -- -- rise need to create a new star.
I hate to point out something but there are some some -- Important people historically in America.
Who were senators who probably use the N word many times.
Who later keyword in the kkk a different time added to be you know what have -- yet so true open but -- -- Robert -- the Democrat but but they're they're flex point that out in eighty forgot the -- out app -- -- now -- I was trying to Genovese gently -- -- -- -- -- we just point -- out that there are -- discussions but should we hold Paula -- accountable on a personal level or.
It did the Food Network do what do the right thing right at the right to do with -- you know -- -- contention is yes they did the right thing they did what they had to do to make sure that -- -- viewers.
Aren't offended by what -- dean said -- free market capitalism.
Fire her get rid of her.
Whether you want to holder personally accountable that's another discussion -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- From and I think that's -- for major crimes against people but dogs he had dogs and they're not touch dogs.
So I'd be willing to -- -- some other problems there's some.
Remember when she was diagnosed with type two diabetes yes and -- medical questions from a lot of -- fans or other viewers and critics in the media was.
OK if you have had this disease why have you not done something about it your pitching -- types of food on people.
-- on the same day -- Sheehan got endorsed by one of the big diabetes drugs.
And then the question was what did you do this for the money.
So I think that the network may -- that is most things that was the straw that broke the camel's events around big diet -- -- on a diet you gotta battle -- health.
And I haven't changed listen if forgive us lord knows I've had this forgiveness for so many times -- -- people are forgiving.
And I and my faith is about forgiveness is relevant in this situation.
It is it is intolerable to allow that's go forward and I think the Food Network had every reason in the world.
Because why don't have to put up -- with this you -- they're gonna hear about it work at this this case is over.
It's gonna take care her ranch got to -- Tammy Faye -- and start being reported.
Martina let's look at exactly dream led to guys just keep in mind for a second this isn't somebody US sort of marginal popularity she's hugely popular she -- a tremendous following.
It's been a very successful business element that's -- -- -- -- -- fallout for the things that or if you're Christian you'll you'll forgive her move on -- she's -- -- forgive her but the Food Network is completely in the right.
And it and in doing what they don't and the bigger they are the harder they fall.
Current or if she can get a job and outside like relief I think -- -- think -- -- anything.
Now that you're completely unnecessary you know we're really serious discussion about race and culture and you focus on me.
I don't know about it here short jokes yes she didn't make -- -- -- people that I had that she -- And well let's not.
-- I don't.
I don't -- yeah there I don't know why I'm moderating a block and I'm trying to heat it delicately he did -- have started to really agreed with -- points.
-- you can.
The story of love numbers on no I did yeah that both side see what happens around here I guess there is hot side and people can only -- -- for.
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