By Alan Duke, CNN
(CNN) - Celebrity chef Paula Deen denies she's ever told racial jokes, but she did acknowledge using the "N" word, according to her deposition in a lawsuit.
A former manager at Deen's restaurants in Savannah, Georgia, is suing her and her brother for sexual and racial harassment.
LIsa T. Jackson's lawsuit alleges that Deen and Bubba Hier committed numerous acts of violence, discrimination and racism that resulted in the end of her five-year employment at Deen's Lady & Sons and Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House eateries in Savannah.
Deen's lawyer called the allegations false.
"Contrary to media reports, Ms. Deen does not condone or find the use of racial epithets acceptable," her lawyer, Bill Franklin said. "She is looking forward to her day in court."
Deen was questioned by Jackson's lawyers in May and the deposition was just filed with the court.
See, that's why I sold out and moved the heck out of GA. Got sick and tired of the "lazy monkey vs. white devil" pandering and being caught in the middle of it all the time. Seemed like every second day at work I was being tested for my leanings on the matter in some variation of the same old theme when all I wanted to do was make a living. To me both extremes are the same dreck on a different stick. Better to be a "hard working Mexican" (not all of us Hispanics are Mexican, you know.) somewhere else.
I didn't say white devil, I seid gi jane and Paula Deen are devils. Get it right
Should have hired a hard working Mexican instead of a lazy monkey and she wouldn't have this problem
She should have hired you because devil's flock together.
Sorry about that Jorge should have said Latino. And big Liz she couldn't afford me Im well paid however she might let you buss tables
I could buy you're family and sell them for organ harvesting.
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