She wasn’t even in the room, but when Paula Deen’s name was floated around by talk show host Wendy Williams as a rumored contestent in next season’s Dancing With The Stars, Wendy’s studio audience vehemently rejected Deen with a round of boos.
Wendy was noticeably stunned by the audience’s reaction.
When she then asked the audience to clap if they were in favor of Paula Deen, the silence was deafening with the exception of three or four fans of the southern cook.
RUMORS of the Paul Deen joining DWTS seem incredible, though ABC will not comment on cast speculation.
The embattled Food Network star has remained in hiding ever since defending herself against claims of racism on the Today show two weeks ago.