Paula Deen's social media manager reminded everyone that she's a racist with a quick tweet.

Paula Deen's social media manager reminded everyone that she's a racist with a quick tweet.
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This photo was taken in the long ago days when Paula didn't know any better: 2011.

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I'm sorry, who has explaining to do here? (via Paula Deen)

After Paula Deen got booted from the Food Network in 2013 for revealing her flagrant use of the n word she recovered pretty quickly. Probably because people love butter more than they love confronting uncomfortable truths. Paula still has a pretty successful career, including cookbooks and frequent TV appearances. She also has a huge social media following which includes a Twitter handle and a professional person who manages her accounts. It's pretty weird that this professional person thought the above photo was a good move in Game of Twitter, but it's even weirder that Paula Deen and her son Bobby dressed up as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz with Bobby in brownface. First of all, this is what Desi Arnaz looked like:

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Heartbreaker. (via Wikipedia)

Not some spray tan monstrosity wearing white Mickey Mouse flesh gloves. Secondly, you're a mom and son dressing up like a married couple... This family. Here's some level-headed responses on Twitter:

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Anyway, Deen deleted the tweet and reportedly fired the person who exposed her sordid past from four years ago. Let this be a reminder to the constant flood of white people who think painting their faces black and brown for fun is still appropriate that they are very, very wrong.

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