Former Food Network star Paula Deen turned down a chance to compete on "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles, UsMagazine.com reported Wednesday.

"We've seen career resurgences after the show," "Dancing with the Stars" co-host Tom Bergeron told UsMagazine.com about why Deen should re-consider competing on the series. "People go, 'I remember why I love that person!'"

We're ALL much butter, for this decision...