Anthony Bourdain Takes Another Shot at Paula Deen

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The lingering feud between celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain and Paula Deen took another turn on Sunday at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Florida.

With both chefs on hand for separate cooking demonstrations, Bourdain, 55, wasted no time bashing Deen, 65, yet again for endorsing diabetes medication.

After years of shilling massively high-calorie, decadent foods, Deen recently admitted she has Type 2 diabetes ... which she concealed for a matter of years.

Bourdain, a vocal critic of Deen, was asked by chef Eddie Huang: "Aren't you a hypocrite – smoking on your show and making fun of this nice old lady with diabetes?"

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A Paula Deen Photo

Bourdain replied: "You're right. I did smoke cigarettes for a lot of years on my show. But I wasn't selling [expletive] cigarettes ... And when I found a spot on my [expletive] lung, I didn't wait three years so I could get a deal selling the patch."

Ouch. But nicely played. It's not like he put spots on anyone else's lungs, even if you make the argument that smoking on his show wasn't setting a good example.

Either way, the two chefs' contrasting styles were further accentuated when each was asked at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival for their best hangover cure.

Deen answered, "I don't drink, so I don't get hangovers!"

But Bourdain, drinking a Pabst Blue Ribbon at that very moment, said his cure was "aspirin, a cold Coca-Cola, a big joint and leftover Kung Pao Chicken."


I don't care what anyone says...I love Paula Deen!! I live in Georgia and just like anyone else, I know that I can't eat southern food every day. Let's all grow up a little and accept responsibility for our own actions. If I were 300 pounds heavierI would only have myself to blame. Southern food is delicious...just don't eat it every day and you will be just fine!


Everyone has the right to choose what is right 4 them or not. We all make the decision 2 cook what we want. If u don't like Paula Deen u have the choice not 2 buy the cookbook or cook the food she creates!!!!


Sorry to all you conservative, stay-home moms and dads.....but Anthony Bordain is absolutely right. Get past the fact that Paula Deen was on Oprah a couple times, and realize that she is the one promoting the dangerous product. How dare she step forward as a spokeswomen for diabetes. Hypocrite.


so he doesnt eat bad but has every otha bad vice out there. Yea ur sooo much beta! And actually second hand smk does hurt others health so he shud stop acting so high and mighty!


Paula Deen is a representation of everything that is wrong with our culture.


Anthony should consider therapy for his inferiority complex. I have taught my children that when you are around people who insult, criticized or talk bad about others, it is because they are insecure, They are not happy with who they are.
It is so clear this man is green with envy. He obviously feels threatened by Paula,


Pass the Pabst!! Refreshing Pabst Blue Ribbon, No argument with that!!

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