A Kentucky BBQ joint has come under fire by leftists for selling t-shirts that make fun of LGBTQism.
Belle’s Smoking BBQ of Williamstown, Kentucky, took heat for re-defining LGBTQ as “Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, and BBQ” and placing the new definition on a t-shirt.
The BBQ joint advertised its amusing t-shirts on Facebook and immediately stirred the liberal hornet’s nest.
According to Fox 19:
Belle’s Smoking BBQ is based in Williamstown, but the owner Jamie Smith has been traveling all over the state bringing his food to crowds for three years. Now his merchandise is overshadowing his smoked meats.
Oddly, the BBQ joint had already been selling the shirts for two years without any problems.
“I found the acronym on Facebook and I just added the Q,” store owner Jamie Smith said.
But last week, when Smith posted the shirt again, the wrold came down on him.
“I posted the shirt today for new swag and it just went out of hand and it got blowed up,” Smith told the media.
“We are going to stock up on some Swag. Hat and shirts. Let me know what yall want via text message. We are going to have our traditional Belles shirts, trucker hats. We will also have our LGBTQ shirts as well Belle’s logo on the back. For those who said (wtf),” Smith’s original Facebook post read.
Ppeople began flooding Smith’s Facebook page with accusations that he is “homophobic” and hateful.
Despite the attacks, though, Smith quickly sold out of the shirts to people who thought the message was hilarious.
Still Smith added a new post to his Facebook page apologizing if he offended anyone.
Belle’s Smoking BBQ apologizes if we have offended any groups, organizations or individuals with our shirts. We respect all beliefs and lifestyles and want no ill will towards anyone. We know each person has their own thoughts and beliefs but we are hurt that the people who are saying, ‘stop the hate’ are the ones coming at us with the harassing messages and threatening phone calls. Again we apologize for any hurt feelings and thank our supporters who truly know us
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