Ok, so I didn’t think I had anything to say about this, but I realized I actually do have a lot to say, because I understand what living with diabetes is like, and because I just really dislike mean people.
You may be aware that Paula Deen recently shared her diagnosis of diabetes with the viewing and eating public. She may have timed it poorly by also announcing her partnership with Novo Nordisk, a maker of diabetic supplies. She and her sons are developing recipes for the Novo Nordisk website, as well as endorsing their products. Well, you may also be aware that, because she didn’t mention her diagnosis for three years (and why it’s any of our business still eludes me), lots of stuff hit the fan, with folks all over the web blaming Paula Deen for how other grownup people who can cook and eat whatever they want, cook and eat her fine, fine Southern recipes. Somehow, Paula Deen is at fault for all those grownup people who chose, of their own free will, to try out some of her unabashedly full-octane fat/sugar/flour delectables.
What you may not know, is that there is this bizzare, on-again, off-again, feud going on between Deen and another food personality, chef Anthony Bourdain. He has no problem being publicly rude to her on social media and in print. Well, in what I can only call an effort to attract attention to himself, Bourdain tweeted another completely unnecessary rude remark about Deen this week.