Deon Cole responds to Food Network’s firing of Paula Deen (Video)

By | June 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | Audio/Video, Comedy Briefs | Tags: , , ,

The Food Network last night announced the firing of Paula Deen, one of its most popular celebrity chefs. The reason: she made some racist comments in the past and wanted to dress up black servers as slaves at a wedding she was organizing. Oops! Well, comedian Deon Cole, host of the newly launched Deon Cole’s Black Box on TBS, had his own response to the news. While television viewers will see the segment on Monday night’s show, it’s already available for you Web-savvy comedy fans. Check it out below!

Check out what John Oliver and W. Kamau Bell had to say about Deen here, as well as Deen’s full apology.

Read the Laughspin Interview with Deon Cole.

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