Celia Foote is a 27-year-old woman who hired Minny to be her maid because she can't cook. Minny is about the best cook in Jackson, Mississippi. After Minny got fired by Hilly, Aibileen makes Minny work for Celia. Celia is shown as lazy but yet gentle and sweet towards Minny. She tells Minny that she married Johnny because she was pregnant. A month later, she had a miscarriage. She had also lost two other babies.