Paula Deen Celebrates Her Son Jamie’s Birthday

Nothing can stop Paula Deen from celebrating her firstborn’s birthday!

Having watched empire crumble this month following her confession that she used racial slurs multiple times in her past, Deen a break from the scandal Friday to spend time with her family.

“Looking forward to some quality family time in honor of @jamie_deen’s birthday. Have a blessed birthday, son!” she Tweeted, and included a link to a recipe for Jamie’s Coconut Cake.

Birthday boy Jamie Deen, 46, has repeatedly defended him mom during the scandal. On Tuesday, he and brother Bobby Deen appeared on CNN and were adamant that their mother is no racist.

“We weren’t raised in a home where that word was used,” Bobby Deen told CNN. “Our mother is one of the most compassionate, good-hearted, empathetic people that you’d ever meet.”