After it was revealed last week that Paula Deen used racial slurs and made a number of racist jokes, the prominent pork company Smithfield Farms, which boasted a line of Paula Deen–branded hams, has severed its ties with the celebrity chef. What do you think?
“What do they need her for anyway? Ham sells itself.”Sharon Weisser Art Appraiser
“Shoot, I had a great idea for an ad where someone stuffs a Smithfield ham in Paula Deen’s mouth whenever she starts to talk about black people.”Shawn Pressman Liquor Inspector
“Losing a ham endorsement deal after charges of racism—we’ve all been there.”Conrad Tully Typewriter Servicer