Statement from Paula Deen's former publicist on controversy
June 22, 2013 at 2:41 AM EST - Updated July 11 at 11:00 AM
Statement from Paula Deen's former publicist Nancy Assuncao Sanchez on the racism scandal:
I know her heart and her heart is a good one. I know that she is very giving. I know that she loves. She is surrounded by a very diverse group of people who work with her. We traveled all over together for six years. It is a very diverse group of people.