This Takes The Cake

Gay Baker Jesse Bartholomew Says Leave Antigay Bakers Alone

Screen Shot 2015-07-21 at 1.27.48 PMJesse Bartholomew is a gay man who makes cakes for a living (and he evidently took a cue from his vanilla frosting when choosing hairstyles).

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After the announcement that nefarious Oregon bakers behind Sweet Cakes by Melissa would be fined $135,000 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, he’s posted a strident video response with histrionics cut from the same sequined cloth as Mommie Dearest.

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Here’s but a taste; a fluffy slice of his two-minute, Chris-Crockeresque monologue: “I cannot tell you how disgusted I am with my fellow gay and lesbian community that they would stoop so low as to force someone to bake a cake for them who simply doesn’t agree with them, and before you can go and blame me and say that, that, this is, that, they have to — no, they don’t have to; they don’t have to bake a cake for you, and personally, that wedding cake should be so personal to you and your wedding, just as the ring, just as the invitation, just as to everything in planning a wedding; that cake which costs hundreds and, in my cake, the cakes I bake can cost thousands… why would you want to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on a wedding cake and pay that money to someone who doesn’t want to bake the cake for you  — are you stupid? — that is your personal piece of your wedding… your guests eat that! That cake is involved in your photos! That cake is taken in your mouth and you eat it in your stomach. That baker has to spend hours perfecting that cake for you. For your wedding day! And if that cake isn’t perfect, then it ruins your wedding.”

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Incidentally, homophobic Sweet Cakes by Melissa Bakery has subsequently raised $358K in a crowdfunding campaign — a fact that could make the most even-keeled person reach for the peroxide and start screaming into a Logictech camera.

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You can watch the whole blistering performance art piece here:


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