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Paula Deen’s Brownface Pic is a Recipe for Twitter Outrage

Remember Paula Deen?

Photo Credit: Paula Deen / Facebook

No?

You know, the Food Network star who was sued for discrimination…

And later admitted to using the N-Word…

And later released this apology:

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Guess you’ve got to forgive and forget, right?

Well, she recently tweeted this photo:

Photo Credit: @paula_deen / Twitter

Yes, that’s Paula Deen dressed as Lucille Ball. And that’s her son, Bobby, dressed as Ricky Ricardo.

In brownface.

Photo Credit: @paula_deen / Twitter

The caption read: “Lucyyyyyyy! You got a lot of esplainin’ to do! #TransformationTuesday”

After people caught wind of the photo, Deen had a lot of explaining to do:

Reminder: this is what Desi Arnaz looks like:

How did Deen respond? By deleting her tweet. Nice try:

While waiting for a response, some cracked jokes:

And others took on those who defended her:

Meanwhile, it’s business as usual on Paula Deen’s Twitter:

https://twitter.com/Paula_Deen/status/618494966583529472

Yep, that’s what she tweeted after deleting the brownface photo.