Have you ever put on controversial Halloween costumes? Have you caught your friends in controversial Halloween costumes that you wouldn’t dare to wear yourself?
Every year with the Halloween approaching, people all around start putting their thinking caps on to dress up smart and unique. Everyone wants to dress up to stand out and to be different from the others. However in the process, sometimes they end up coming in the limelight for the wrong reasons due to their bizarre, offensive or controversial dressing up.
Many celebrities have also landed themselves in hot water due to their controversial costumes.
Some of the year 2013’s controversial costumes are mentioned below for you to read and have a laugh, at their expense!
This year’s first controversy happened when Walmart came under the fire for introducing ‘Naughty Leopard’ Halloween costumes for little girls. They had to pull it off the shelves when they started receiving many complaints that they over sexualized small children. They were flaked again for having a ‘Turban beard adult’ Halloween costume where many of the Sikh community felt offended. Also, the costume with the turban and beard had resemblance to Osama Bin Laden and reminded of the ‘9/11’ attacks which is a very sensitive issue.
Two men in Florida experienced lots of backlash after dressing up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. These men are two most high profile court cases in which Martin was killed Continue reading