“I want to apologize to Whole Foods and its team members for questioning the company’s commitment to its values,” writes Jordan Brown, the openly gay pastor who sued Whole Foods for allegedly frosting the anti-gay slur ‘fag’ on his cake.
Pastor Brown, who founded the Church of Open Doors, falsely claimed that an employee working at a Whole Foods store in Austin wrote “Love Wins Fag” on his cake, but did not realize the slur until he exited the store.[RELATED: Whole Foods Says Gay Pastor Wrote ‘Fag’ On A Cake Then Blamed It On Employee]
Brown also apologized to his partner, his family, his fellow church members, his attorney and the LGBT community because he said he was “diverting attention from real issues.”
In a response to Brown’s apology issued Monday, Whole Foods has decided to drop their $100,000 countersuit against the pastor: