Must-see morning clip: Paula Deen suffers from Type I or Type 2 racism

The celebrity chef, who has diabetes, has been diagnosed with a second disease


Prachi Gupta
June 21, 2013 7:19PM (UTC)

"The Daily Show" correspondent Jessica Williams reveals that celebrity chef Paula Deen suffers not only from diabetes, but also from Type I or Type II racism. "Type I racism is inherent, it runs in families," said Williams. Type II is adult-onset racism, which you only develop "after years of clogging your brain veins with pure, saturated Dixie nostalgia."

"But don't worry," explains Williams. "These days, racism is rarely fatal depending on who you express it in front of."

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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