Chick-fil-A caused a bit of a stir when the blog Towleroad posted one of the fast food chain’s coupons that read, “Only A Fruitcake Wouldn’t Love Our Party Trays!”
Now, Chick-fil-A would like to assure everyone that the “fruitcake” reference was not meant to be anti-gay.
Here’s the statement Chick-fil-A CMO Steve Robinson gave to the Advocate:
“This is an advertisement that a locally owned and operated restaurant has been using for the past five years to promote Chick-fil-A’s catering options during the holidays.
It was simply a play on words referring to the traditional holiday food, and the restaurant had no intention of offending anyone whatsoever. We regret the flier may have been taken out of context.”
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