Celebrity baker Duff Goldman has come to the rescue for a lesbian couple who was denied a wedding cake by another baker. According to a Feb. 5 US Weekly report, the couple attempted to order a cake from Sweet Cakes by Melissa, owned by Aaron Klein and his wife Melissa in Oregon.
Klein said he has no problem with homosexuals coming in to the bakery or buying their products, but he draws the line at wedding cakes. He believes, "marriage is a religious institution ordained by God."
Duff, who owns Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, saw the story on Twitter and reached out to the couple. Goldman offered to make the wedding cake for free and drive it to the couple in Portland at no charge.
Duff said, “There’s injustice involving a cake!” and stepped in to help make it right. Goldman is proud his kids can see him stand up for what he believes in. Duff described Klein as someone who wraps his hatred in “the cloak of religion.”
Celebrities have been using Twitter to urge the Boy Scouts to change their policy prohibiting gays Goldman's efforts are a reminder that discrimination also happens on a smaller scale every day.
Duff Goldman starred in Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes” and created the cake of President Obama’s inauguration.