In a sure episode of “Cake Boss,” Buddy Valastro offended TV star Carmen Carrera by mockingly calling her a person, regardless of realizing she recognized herself as a girl. Valastro thought it might be humorous to prank his spouse’s cousin Anthony Bellefemine by having Carrera flirt with him after which later reveal that she was born a person as quickly as issues went ahead between the 2. Solely, it was removed from humorous — Carrerra took offense, and wrote on Fb, “I would like individuals to know that I KNOW I used to be born male and never ashamed of it. I would not of cared in the event that they stated I used to be born male or USED TO BE male. By calling me a ‘MAN’ promotes ignorance and makes it alright to name transgender ladies, males …” (by way of Gawker).
Valastro was fast to apologize to the LGBT neighborhood. “… I’m a supporter of homosexual rights and equality, and whereas I remorse this example and my alternative of phrases …” he stated (by way of The Daily Beast).
Simply two years later, in 2014, Valastro had one other mustard stain on his title — this time, an arrest for DWI. In response to ABC News, Valastro resisted the arrest by enjoying the “Cake Boss” card: “I had a pair drinks. You’ll be able to’t arrest me! I am the Cake Boss.” After all, it did not matter to the policemen how neatly he layered muffins. Valastro was arrested, his driver’s license was suspended for 90 days, and he was fined a complete of $300.