“I feel like ‘embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. It’s like that black football player who recently came out. He said, ‘I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player.’ I know exactly what he’s saying. I’m fighting to get my name back." Paula Deen, speaking to People MagazineI'm pretty sure she started off meaning Michael Vick but halfway through she got all black men confused in her head.