She looks as sweet as pie on all those book covers and TV appearances, but if a former employee is to be believed, Paula Deen is anything but. Claims of racist jokes and use of the N-word have been tossed around. It's unclear if all the allegations are true, but the once beloved culinary queen did admit to using that slur at least once in her life. That momentary lapse in judgement could mean ruin for Deen. Walmart, Target, and Home Depot will all stop distributing her products and the Food Network has dropped her show. Though, she's not the only star to suffer a fall from grace. Check out 6 other big stars whose big mouths have nearly put an end to their fame and fortune.
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During a 2006 DUi arrest, Gibson made anti-Semetic comments to a Jewish cop. Never one to mince words, he shouted, "F*** Jews. The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world." He apologized, of course, and then checked in an alcohol treatment program. But that wasn't the end of his scary, over-the-top behavior. He was later accused of being both physically and verbablly abusive to girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, who caught some of his rants on tape.