Barilla president says won't ever use gay families in ads
'Classic family fundamental' says world's biggest pasta maker26 September, 14:07
For us, the concept of the sacred family remains a fundamental value of the company". Show hosts responded that gay people also eat pasta.
"That's fine if they like our pasta and our communication, they can eat them. Otherwise they can eat another pasta. You can't always please everyone," said Barilla, one of three brothers who control the privately held company. "I respect everyone who does what they want to do without bothering others. I'm also in favor of gay marriage. But not adoption in gay families. "As a father of multiple children, I believe it's very hard to raise kids in a same-sex couple". (photo: Guido Barilla, left, with two brothers)