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Paula Deen stands by her brother Bubba, after advisers tell her to cut ties

Paula Deen is making a comeback in the cooking industry, but according to the National Enquirer, she needs to cut ties with her brother Bubba Heirs if she wants to succeed.

SAVANNAH, GA - APRIL 04: The side view of Uncle Bubba's April 4, 2014 in Savannah, Georgia. Uncle Bubba's Seafood & Oyster House, owned by Paula Deen, reportedly closed unexpectedly on Thursday, April 3rd without prior notification to its employees.
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Paula’s food empire crashed last year when former employee, Lisa Jackson sued her for saying the N-word. Bubba was also named in the lawsuit for using racial slurs, drinking on the job, making unwanted advances and watching pornography during working hours on the computers at his restaurant, Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House.

A friend of Paula’s told the National Enquirer that Paula’s advisers recommended that she start over again. They urged her to close Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House. They wanted her to distance herself from her brother Bubba. They fear that if has another lawsuit leveled against him, he will take Paula down for good this time.

Paula locked the restaurant doors, without telling employees, but she couldn't cut ties with her brother. She continues to include Bubba in her future plans for the restaurant, property, and her other business ventures.

Apparently, Paula has strong ties with her brother. She took care of him after their mother passed away and she continues in her care-taker role.

Paula knew that Bubba needed help, but when she requested that he enroll in a personal sensitivity training so he can work with women, without getting in trouble with them, he refused.

Time will tell whether Paula can rise back to the top, or if Bubba will destroy everything, she has worked for. What do you think will happen?