From lines around the block for speciality pastries, to racist cupcakes, to pop stars licking donuts, pastries have made a big splash in the news in recent years. It turns out that when people are desperate for that perfect piece of cake or artisanal cupcake, they will do just about anything to get their hands on it. Legal fees can mount. Careers can be ruined. Calories can be gained. Here is a round-up of all the ways that pastries have been making news.
When dough gets a rise out of people.
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Brenden Gallagher works in television and writing in Los Angeles. He worked on Revenge, Heartbeat, and Famous in Love. His writing has appeared at Complex, VH1, and MERRY JANE. Follow him on Twitter @muddycreekU