WATCH: Paula Deen’s Sons Defend Their Mom

The sons of the embattled celebrity chef call the accusations against her "very hurtful"

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The Paula Deen saga continues to simmer as the celebrity chef faces ongoing backlash after admitting that she’d used the N-word. Today, Deen’s sons Jamie and Bobby spoke with CNN and offered a staunch defense of their 66-year-old mother. Watch here as they defend their mother as one of the “most compassionate, good-hearted, empathetic people that you’d ever meet.”

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