A bakery in Oregon is facing some serious heat after some customers are calling their 'Mr. President' cupcake racist.
Fat Cupcake has a an Oreo cupcake, white cake with cookies 'n' cream frosting, and an Oreo baked inside. The cupcake is called 'Mr. President', which has offended some clients.
"Very troubling. They were serving a cupcake called the 'Mr. President' that had an Oreo cookie inside. When I tried to point out the racism implied, they claimed that 'our current president loves Oreos,'" one Yelp reviewer wrote.
The racist implication is because current president, Barack Obama, is of mixed-race. Often times mixed-race people are referred to as Oreos, black on the outside but white on the inside.
Fat Cupcake owner, Anjelica Hayes, says the cupcake can't be racist because she herself is black. She says the cupcake was named Mr. President because it was so good they wanted it to hold public office. They later found out the Oreo is President Obama's favorite cookie. Hayes doesn't see an issue with the name, but has since changed it to 'The Professional' to please angry customers. The item is still the most popular on the menu.
Do you think it's even possible for a cupcake to be racist? Let us know in the comments!