‘Racist’ cupcakes banned from French pastry shop

A bakery in the French Riviera has been banned from displaying cupcakes of a naked man and woman made out of dark chocolate – because they were inciting ‘racial hatred’.

The ‘God’ and Goddess’ cakes, which topped with the chocolate figures of a naked, plump man and woman with pink lips and protruding genitalia, were deemed offensive by a French court after a complaint by a shocked resident.

A judge concluded that treats – sold in a ‘boulangerie’ in the town of Grasse, Nice – showed ‘two people of colour in grotesque and obscene attitudes’, adding they violate ‘human dignity, especially that of the African people or people of African descent’…

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