Thought Catalog

Paula Deen

Dear Everyone, As many of you are aware, I recently made some derogatory and hurtful comments regarding [black people/gay people/our troops/the Jews]. Those who know me, particularly my [friends/family/fans/campaign supporters], will be fully aware that these remarks do not in any way,…

Was that you, Sam Goudie, who visited me in my nightmare last night? Cloaked in a black veil, you called yourself death. When I asked to see your face you de-robed yourself, projectile vomited on me, and screamed “YOLO Bitchez”.

‘Playboy’ had the added benefit of explicitly and more or less effortlessly linking high culture — wine, food, jazz — with the very epitome of masculinity, virility.