Paula Deen — I Cheat On My Diet Because I’m a Slave to …

Exclusive 032513_paula_deen_launchPaula Deen“s no better than the rest of us when it comes to weight loss — “cause she just confessed she”s a low down dirty diet cheater, and her main offense is that golden god … the french fry.

Paula was at LAX when we chatted about her successful diet — she”s reportedly dropped at least 40 pounds since announcing she has diabetes last year.

But when we asked what food she cooks that she wishes she could eat … Paula copped to giving into french fries.

So how often does Paula cheat She does admit to us when she last gave in to fries.

Let”s just say … she might wanna take a break from traveling.