Paula Deen to announce she has diabetes

Southern food chef Paula Deen.

The queen of high-calorie Southern cooking Paula Deen is rumored to announce that she has diabetes.

The Daily reports that the Food Network star has been trying to keep the news a secret.

So why go public now?

The Huffington Post reports rumors have it that Deen has signed a deal to endorse a diabetes medication from major a pharmaceuticals company.

The rumors quickly became a trending topic on Twitter.

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