Media Relations Paula Deen returns to the public eye, puts foot directly in mouth The cooking-show host who lost her Food Network program after reportedly making racially charged comments to employees compared herself to the NFL’s first openly gay prospect. By Matt WilsonFeb. 28, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content Learn his name or you’re just the slightly less racist lady who still says “that black guy.” http://t.co/GnJ9ZRf283 — J Maurice Titus (@jmauricetitus) February 27, 2014 To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.