“Most of the people who criticize me are absolutely correct,” Ray tells In Touch Weekly.
“I’m loud. I’m goofy. I don’t make my own pierogies. But what am I going to do, call them up and fight with them? You don’t deal with the people who don’t like you. I don’t work for them.”
The celebuchef/TV personality is wildly popular but also has her share of detractors, like the ones who went so far as to create the website IHateRachaelRay.
“If you try to be something you’re not, people will see through that,” Ray says of her well-adjusted philosophy.
It almost makes me forgive her for the whole “Yum-O!” thing.
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