The INAUGURATION is OVER. Done deal, but we are still TALKING ABOUT IT of course. From Melania Trump PLAGIARIZING Michelle Obama's speech to our NEXT dilemma. Did President Trump's camp also 'PLAGIARIZE' the Obama's INAUGURAL cake as well. 'Charm City' owner and celebrity BAKER Duff Goldman noted some SIMILARITIES in the two cakes!
Goldman, who's a judge on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship," posted a side-by-side photo of the cake he made for former President Barack Obama's inauguration four years ago and President Trump's cake from Friday night. The celebrity baker made sure to note he didn't make Trump's cake but that the two cakes DO LOOK A LOT ALIKE!
The cake on the left is the one I made for President Obama's inauguration 4 years ago. The one on the right is Trumps. I didn't make it. 🤔 pic.twitter.com/qJXpCfPhii— Duff Goldman (@Duff_Goldman) January 21, 2017
NOW, now. These two cakes look almost IDENTICAL. WHY do the cakes look so similar you may ask?
Well, Tiffany MacIsaac, owner of Buttercream Bakeshop in Washington, told the Washington Post that she was asked by the inauguration committee to re-create Obama's cake.
“They came to us a couple of weeks ago, which is pretty last minute, and said ‘We have a photo that we would like to replicate,'" MacIsaac told The Post. The bakery also addressed the situation in an Instagram post.
Excited to share the cake we got to make for one of last night's inaugural balls. While we most love creating original designs, when we are asked to replicate someone else's work we are thrilled when it is a masterpiece like this one. @duff_goldman originally created this for Obama's inauguration 4 years ago and this years committee commissioned us to re-create it. Best part is all the profits are being donated to @humanrightscampaign, one of our favorite charities who we have loved working with over the years. Because basic human rights are something every man, woman and child~ straight, gay or the rainbow in between~ deserve!
Duff later responded:
Remembering a fantastic cake I made is awesome and the chef that re-created it for @POTUS Trump did a fantastic job. Group hug, y'all. 🇺🇸— Duff Goldman (@Duff_Goldman) January 21, 2017
Is he PLAYING NICE, or is this tweet DRIPPING with SARCASM??? This is up to INTERPRETATION, right? Both cakes were used at the Armed Services Ball on the respective inauguration evenings.
Goldman was commissioned to create the cake for Obama's inauguration in 2013. I guess they LOVE the OBAMAS more than they let on... LOL. Hopefully the administration will COPY some of the GREAT things the Obama administration did as well,