Say, How’s Ol’ Paula Deen Doing?
*opens door, peeks head in*
“Paula Deen’s Social Media Manager posted a picture this morning of Paula and Bobby Deen dressed in costume as Lucy and Ricky, from I Love Lucy,” her reps said in a statement to PEOPLE. “This photograph is from a Halloween episode of Paula’s Best Dishes that aired in 2011.”
“Paula immediately had this picture taken down as soon as she saw the post and apologizes to all who were offended,” the statement continues. “As such, Paula Deen Ventures has terminated their relationship with this Social Media Manager.”
“In closing, some may try to say it’s odd that Paula only now found the picture offensive after seeing it on the Internet four years later and not while she was in the middle of smiling for it next to her son looking like an Arab Desi Arnaz. As such, Paula Deen Ventures has terminated their relationship with the Publicist writing this statement for bringing that up THE BASEMENT SHE KEEPS THEM ALL IN THE BASEMENT I SAW THE BEDS!!”