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Food Network Star Winner Damaris Phillips Talks Paula Deen and Her Vision of Southern Food: 'It's Not Just Fried Meats and Gravy'

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As far as five-year plans go, Damaris Phillips‘ has been a whopping success.

The 32-year-old Kentucky native recalls watching an early season of Food Network Star and deciding it would be an ideal career option, given her addiction to cooking. She applied to culinary school soon after. READ MORE


Paula Deen on Today: I Would Not Have Fired Me

TODAY -- Pictured: Paula Deen appears on NBC News' "Today" show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)

Appearing on NBC’s Today this morning after backing out of her originally scheduled Friday drop-by, Paula Deen said that if she had stood in Food Network’s chef clogs, she would not have fired her amid recent accusations of being racist.

“Would I have fired me? Knowing me? No,” she told Matt Lauer …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


TVLine Items: Paula Deen Books Today Do-Over, Desperate Twins Join HBO's Leftovers and More

Paula Deen Today Appearance

After being dropped by the Food Network amid controversy last Friday, Paula Deen is set once more to make an appearance on Today.

Matt Lauer first announced the news during Monday’s show, insisting that Deen “told us she will be here” on Wednesday. READ MORE


Food Network to Drop Paula Deen After 'Inappropriate' Comments

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Put a fork in her, ’cause Paula Deen is done.

Food Network has announced that it “will not renew Paula Deen’s contract when it expires at the end of this month” in light of the TV personality’s recently exposed offensive comments. READ MORE


TVLine Items: First Look of Ricky Martin on the Glee Set, Carl Reiner to Parks and Rec and More!

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Glee is officially livin’ la vida loca!

As we first reported, Ricky Martin will play a Spanish teacher on Fox’s hit musical this spring, and when he finally hit the set this week, the cast went TwitPic cray-zay. See for yourselves …READ MORE