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Sides agree to drop Paula Deen discrimination suit

August 23, 2013 • Entertainment, National News


FILE – In this Jan. 17, 2012 file photo, celebrity chef Paula Deen poses for a portrait in New York. Lawyers signed a deal Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against Deen, who was dropped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath that she had used racial slurs in the past. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dumped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath that she had used racial slurs in the past.

A document filed in U.S. District Court in Savannah said both sides agreed to drop the lawsuit “without any award of costs or fees to any party.” No other details of the agreement were released. The judge in the case had not signed an order to finalize the Login to read more

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