Whole Foods customer says he received cake with homophobic slur written on it

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Whole Foods Customer Says He Received Cake With Homophobic Slur Written On It

Cakes are often present at celebrations, but a Texas pastor says the one he received from Whole Foods on April 14 contained language that was anything but festive.

Jordan Brown, founder of Austin's Church of Open Doors, reports he requested a cake reading 'Love Wins,' however, what he got was one with 'Loves Wins F**' written on it, reports CBS News.

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According to Brown, he contacted the store upon noticing the homophobic slur, and when the situation went unresolved, he consulted an attorney.

A lawsuit has since been filed, but does not include monetary specifics.

KVUE reports that Whole Foods denies the claim and has since stated, "Our team member wrote 'Love Wins' at the top of the cake as requested by the guest, and that's exactly how the cake was packaged and sold at the store."

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Pedestrians and motorists pass in front of a Whole Foods Market store in Union Square, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in New York. New York City's consumer chief said Wednesday that Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Shoppers come and go from a Whole Foods Market store in Union Square, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in New York. New York City's consumer chief said Wednesday that Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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Brown's attorney, Austin Kaplan, noted, "I checked with my client and, like me, he doesn't have icing at home."

As a result, the pricey grocery chain is now counter-suing Jordan Brown, claiming he "intentionally, knowingly and falsely accused Whole Foods and its employees of writing the homophobic slur ... on a custom made cake that he ordered from WFM's Lamar Store in Austin."

In an official statement made by the company, the Statesman said, "After a deeper investigation of Mr. Brown's claim, we believe his accusations are fraudulent and we intend to take legal action against both Mr. Brown and his attorney."

See WFM's recently released security footage of Brown purchasing the cake below.

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