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Anthony Bourdain fires on Paula Deen again, calls her greedy and selfish

It's unconscionable, cynical and greedy. Thirty million dollars a year. How much money do you need?, Bourdain told on GMA.

The 56-year-old American chef Anthony Bourdain has once again 'no reservations' when speaking about food star Paula Deen. On Monday morning, April 9th, Burdain called Paula "selfish" and "greedy" during an interview with ABC News' Good Morning America.


The Food Network and Travel Channel stars have been engaged in a war of words since Deen went public with her type 2 diabetes diagnoses on Jan. 17 after keeping it a secret three years. Bourdain took issue with Deen for for her lucrative endorsement deal Novo Nordisk, which treats the disease.


"Thinking of getting into the leg-breaking business, so I can profitably sell crutches later," Anthony previously commented on Twitter.


"This isn't about diabetes. Diabetes is a terrible illness that is epidemic in this country," Bourdain explained on GMA where he had been invited to promote the premiering of season 8 of No Reservations (on Travel Channel). He admitted "there's a lot to admire about Paula Deen and her life." However, he called her "cynical" for having her brand be "excess without guilt" when she knew "in a very personal way what this could and might very well lead to."


"And then turn around and roll out a five hundred dollar-a-month diabetes treatment -- I find that in excruciatingly bad taste," he added. "It's unconscionable, cynical and greedy. Thirty million dollars a year. How much money do you need?"



 
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