Transcript for Paula Deen Cook Launches New Allegations of Racism
Allegations against Paula Deen and her crumbling empire her former longtime cook opens up -- -- New York Times interview. With more allegations of racism and demeaning treatments and ABC's Wendy Davis has the story. More than fellow cooks and one's comrades they don't -- job -- assaults. But this morning his once close relationship has apparently turned sour. I'm Paula -- is again mired in controversy amid allegations of racism. -- not put it. Let's say hey this just moments OK and you're Charles seen here this 2009 video met dean while both were starting out and struggling financially. She's saying yeah. -- I'd give readings. You -- means for more than two decades is dean's -- group the two worked side by side. Charles helping around the kitchen at the star Savannah Georgia restaurant. But in a scathing new interview with the New York Times Charles is now accusing her employer of hurling racial slurs at her and other black employees. She's there are ten -- Beyond beyond. Kim receivers an interview Charles for the times she says Charles remembers dean asking a fellow employee who was also black. To dress like aunt Jemima to make pancakes for customers a charge dean denies. Quality also has. And employees stand in front of the restaurant 11 AM and wearing an iron dinner bell -- Charles was asked to do it too and she told me it was. Two evocative of plantation life. -- accusations come just one month after -- herself confessed to using racist language the bombshell admission made during a deposition for a lawsuit. Has since caused dean sixteen million dollar empire to crumble causing her to lose contracts with Wal-Mart QVC and the Food Network. Dean apologized. Please forgive me. For the mistakes that have night. Overnight -- publicist told ABC news the star has no comment on the allegations made by Charles. But they told New York Times it -- complaint is not about race but about money. It is about an employee that despite over twenty years of generosity feels that she's still deserves yet even more. For Good Morning America Lindsey Davis ABC news New York.
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