Paula Deen says harassment claims are false

Former worker claims Deen’s brother harassed her

Lisa Jackson, a former manager of Uncle Bubba’s Seafood and Oyster House in Savannah, Ga.—which Paula Deen owns with her brother Bubba Hiers—filed suit against the Food Network star and her brother this week claiming sexual and racial harassment.

In her suit, Jackson said that while she worked at the restaurant, Hiers sexually harassed her and created a hostile work environment. Deen responded to the suit yesterday, claiming Jackson made the whole story up because Deen refused to pay her to keep quiet.


Cathleen Flahardy

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