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Daytime television celeb Rachael Ray will join the Obama administration, the White House announced Thursday. President Obama plans to appoint the Food Network star to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.Screen Shot 2014-04-25 at 10.18.46 AMRay has previously done work on behalf on the Obama administration, having recently hosted vice president and 2016 frontrunner Joe Biden on her show to promote Obamacare. Ray observed that Biden had “the most glowing, perfect skin of any person” she had ever seen.You may be wondering: Is Rachael Ray qualified for such an important leadership role? Let’s take a look at her leadership experience:
Perky talk show host Rachael Ray made disparaging racial remarks about the woman who gave Ray her big shot at daytime TV -- none other than Oprah Winfrey, according to TMZ sources. It's a shocking account of a dinner that occurred during the period that the show was being sold.Rewind to December 3, 2005. Ray was at the Century City Shopping Mall in Los Angeles for a book signing. Reps from King World, the production company that was syndicating the show, were shooting the event for its sales presentation."Why is she wearing slave drag? She obviously has problems being black."At around 7:00 PM, Ray, along with seven others, went to Houston's Restaurant in the mall. They sat in a booth in the far right rear of the restaurant. Ray ordered fish and complained to the table it was dry. She Oprah's Portrait from was also drinking red wine and lots of it -- one source says a minimum of four big glasses.We're told Ray became "extremely loud and aggressive," and began dissing Oprah. Sources say she told the group about a portrait of Oprah that sits in the lobby of Harpo Productions in Chicago. It's from the movie "Beloved" and shows Winfrey's back, enhanced with scars. She's also wearing a skirt from the slavery era.Back at the table, sources say Ray launched into attack mode: "Why is she wearing slave drag? She obviously has problems being black."Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2007/01/24/racial-ray/#ixzz2zv3VXB6t