She's baaaaaaack y'all!!
Paula Deen made her first public appearance this weekend at the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Houston after facing a damaging racial discrimination lawsuit that was eventually dropped.
But despite all of the controversy, the celebrity chef got a big taste of Southern hospitality as she was met with a standing ovation from the Texas crowd of 1,400!
Paula couldn't hide her emotions as the waterworks began to flow and she thanked the crowd, saying: