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Offensive Halloween Costumes

Why Not So Serious?

Morgan Levy | Posted 01.21.2015 | Teen
Morgan Levy

There is a fine blurred line between humor and taking it too far, a line which members of our society today continue to cross.

Muslim Woman Receives Text Asking For Help With ISIS Costume

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.31.2014 | Religion

It should come as no surprise that people are dressing up in ISIS costumes for Halloween, with offensive costumes ranging from "sexy Ebola" to "Ray Ri...

Ebola-Themed Halloween Costumes Are NOT OK

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.28.2014 | Weird News

Don't attempt to work any sort of Ebola theme into your Halloween plans. Seriously. Don't. The deadly Ebola virus has claimed nearly 5,000 lives i...

These Controversial Celebrity Costumes Caused Quite The Stir

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment

Known to go all out for Halloween, celebrities are usually great sources of inspiration when it comes to finding a killer costume. But sometimes -- ou...

55 Most Offensive Halloween Costumes | Posted 10.08.2014 | College

Halloween makes for a great holiday for college students and grown-ups. It’s also a really exciting opportunity to make bad decisions about costumes...

Even The KKK Is Offended By This Kid's Klansman Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.07.2013 | Black Voices

A Virginia boy's now-infamous Ku Klux Klan Halloween costume has attracted an unexpected critic: the Imperial Wizard of the United Klans of America. ...

Burning Twin Towers Costumes Spark Fury

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.09.2013 | New York

Two college students have sparked fury after dressing as the burning twin towers for a Halloween costume contest. Amber Langford and Annie Colling...

This Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Costume Couldn't Be More Horrible

Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology

Here's another challenger for the title of 2013's most offensive Halloween costume. Twitter has been fuming with rage after this photograph of a wo...

Is This The Most Offensive Halloween Costume Of 2013?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.30.2013 | Weird News

In what may be one of the most offensive Halloween costumes to surface this year, a group of men dressed up as bloodied flight attendants from the Asi...

Woman Wearing 'Abusive Wife' Halloween Costume Assaults Boyfriend: Cops

Posted 10.30.2013 | Weird News

A woman dressed as an "abusive wife" for a Halloween pub crawl may have taken her costume a bit too seriously. Cristina Crespo, 26, was arrested in...

PHOTO: The Most Offensive Halloween Costume Ever Is Back

Posted 10.25.2013 | Style

Just when we thought we've closed the books on an offensive costume saga, the ensemble finds its way back into stores. The "Anna Rexia" costume that s...

What NOT To Do At An 'African' Themed Party

Posted 10.22.2013 | Black Voices

As Halloween approaches it was only a matter of time before racially insensitive photos hit the web of people dressed up in blackface. This time, howe...

James Holmes Halloween Mask Listed On Ebay For $500

Posted 10.05.2012 | Weird News

Every Halloween, a costume that inevitably incites outrage makes its way into stores. But the World War II Evacuee and "Anna Rexia" outfits are nothin...

PHOTOS: Is This Halloween Costume Offensive... Or Educational?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.27.2011 | Style

Making the Internet rounds today is yet another Halloween costume -- but unlike some we've seen, this get-up is no laughing matter... or so we thought...

The Most Inappropriate Halloween Costumes Possible (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo & Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.03.2011 | Comedy

With Halloween a mere two weeks away you may be scrambling, having remembered that you don't yet have a costume and every store in your neighborhood h...