Lawsuit Against Paula Deen Dropped
(Savannah, GA) A lawsuit against cooking star Paula Deen has been dropped.
Deen and her brother were being sued by a former employee.
The part of the suit that received the most attention were charges Deen used racist terms and allowed a racist atmosphere in one of her restaurants.
That part of the suit was tossed out last week when a judge said the white female who filed the suit could not have been affected personally if the racism was aimed at those of another race.
Documents show all charges against Deen have been dismissed with no award of costs or fees to any party.
WTOC-TV reports an undisclosed settlement has been reached.
The dismissal may be too late for Deen who has lost several lucrative endorsements and her deal with Food Network.