Rachael Ray Is Dead to Us

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1200515098We here at Boston Daily have a tenuous relationship with Rachael Ray. When we take a sick day, we’ve been known to watch her syndicated talk show for a few minutes. Back when we first decided take-out every night was a bad idea, we liked her casual approach to cooking on 30 Minute Meals. But her quirky phrases and tirelessly perky persona have started to wear thin.

But if the rumor that’s flying around the internet this afternoon is true, she’s officially on our black list.

We’ve always been suspicious of Ray-Ray’s motives for shilling Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. When her Christmas ads started playing in mid-October, this is what we said:

[S]he’s been on the record as being a Starbucks girl, so all we can imagine is Ray reaching for a Gingerbread Latte once the cameras stopped rolling.

Turns out, she didn’t even wait that long. [Link via Jezebel.]

I am also told she took one sip of her Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, yelled “What is this shit? Get me MY coffee,” and would not continue until she was given “her” coffee — i.e., Starbucks.

That hussy. And she claims she’s from Massachusetts? Please. We’d kill to endorse Dunkin’ Donuts. Can you imagine? Free medium regulars for the length of your contract. Munchkins every day for an afternoon snack.

But Rachael isn’t happy with what keeps America running. Instead, she’s got to have that premium stuff from Seattle to get her going. Maybe, Starbucks could use a celebrity spokesperson. She’ll be happier without having to drink that “shit,” and we’ll be ecstatic that the disingenuous Ray won’t appear on our television again.

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