Do Some Costumes Go Too Far?

In 2007 the manufacturer of the “Anna Rexia” costume discontinued production due to negative press. It surfaced again in 2011 but was pulled by the stores selling it.

Well, it’s back again this year.

Anorexia is a serious, life-threatening eating disorder. Some are outraged and consider it to be insensitive and inappropriate. Others say it’s ok to poke fun at something like this. Because, after all, Halloween is all about shock and awe, dark humor, and all things taboo.

What do you think?

Read more about it here and see a photo of the costume here.


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Via The Real Side Radio Show with Joe Messina 10/28/13


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