Paula Deen cookbook dropped by publisher despite growing sales
Even more bad news broke today for Paula Dean asher upcoming cookbook, which we just reported this week was the current No. 1 selling book on Amazon.com, has been dropped by the publisher.
The publisher, Ballantine Books, only released a short statement this afternoon (Friday) confirming that the upcoming book ‘Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up’ has been cancelled. That book was scheduled for October.
Following her confession of using racial slurs in the past Sears, J.C. Penney, Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Home Depot and Target announced they will no longer be partnering with Paula Deen,.The Food Network also stated that it would not be renewing her contract. Smithfield Foods, Caesars Entertainment also ende ties with the once beloved Cooking Queen.