Indianapolis bakery takes heat for flag-based Instagram post


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - An Indianapolis business is taking some heat for its response to the national anthem protests.

Gigi's Cupcakes posted a photo on Instagram Monday morning with an American flag hanging in the window of the storefront and a caption reading, "All flag loving Americans are welcomed!"

All flag loving Americans are welcomed!

A post shared by Gigi's Cupcakes Indianapolis (@gigisindy) on

Hours later and after some backlash, Gigi's clarified their comment with another post on social media saying, in part, "Every color has fought and died for that flag dark skinned or light...We have never refused anyone nor will we. If you have any form of bigotry, hatred towards others you are wrong and we prefer you go elsewhere."

A screenshot of Gigi's Cupcakes' Facebook post on Monday, September 25, 2017.

They also apologized to anyone who may have been offended by their original caption.