The recent National Enquirer story reporting that Paula Deen and her husband Michael Groover's marriage is on the rocks due to an alleged affair is false, a source close to the family tells ET.
The National Enquirer reports that Michael allegedly "stormed out of the house" after Paula confronted him about an alleged one-year affair with a "sexy middle-age brunette."
"Paula and her husband Michael have never been closer and Michael adores her," the source says, shooting down the report.
Paula, 66, and Michael, a 57-year-old tugboat captain in the Port of Savannah, Georgia, have been married for nine years.
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