GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - At a time when it's all about laughter in West Michigan, one of the big guests to grace Gilda's Laughfest is in town to combine his love of laughs and sweets capable of curing anything. Justin Willman is the host of Cupcake Wars on The Food Network so we invited him in studio to stir up a bit of a Cupcake War West. Erik Wolenberg of Gilda's Club Grand Rapids and Laughfest happily agreed to act as an official along with competitors from local treat entrepreneurs Stiletto Sweets, Connie's Cakes and Metro Cupcakes. May the best fondant dominate!
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