‘Bake Shaming’ now a hate crime, say police

Incidents of “bake shaming” have increased by 600% since Wednesday evening’s Bake Off final, say police.

Article by Dominic MCG

Bake shaming, legally classified as abuse aimed at “those who haven’t seen, or don’t really care about, The Great British Bake Off” has become more of a problem since the announcement that the programme will be crossing channels next year.

One victim, Kevin Dunsford, who has lived his whole life in this country was “bake shamed” at his local bus stop. He told our reporter:
I was standing with my wife and we were talking about the weather and a woman walked up, looked at us in disbelief and said, “Why aren’t you talking about Bake Off?” She then started ranting on about British Values and called us an “unwelcome minority”.

Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, said she was appalled by this situation and condemned these acts as “despicable”. She added, “Our cake crime laws are among the best in the world.”

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