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Selena Gomez Shocks with Tasteless Costume

It seems the stars of Spring Breakers can’t stay out of trouble. Days after Ashley Benson came under fire for posing in a Cecil the Lion costume, Selena Gomez is facing backlash for sporting a costume in equally poor taste.

Gomez Elephant

Over the weekend, Selena was spotted attending the Nine Eighth Nightclub’s Halloween ball dressed as none other than Topsy the Elephant.  Gomez boogied the night away but it wasn’t until the following morning when the internet went wild that she realized what she had done.

Topsy was a beloved american circus elephant until 1903 when Thomas Edison had her executed as a means of demonstrating the murderous power of Alternating Current. At the time, Edison received three pieces of hate mail and five brutal reviews of the film Electrocuting an Elephant. It was the internet-backlash of the early 20th century.

Selena has since apologized for the outfit saying:

I now realize that my outfit was in very poor taste. It is never okay to desecrate the memory of dead animal. Topsy was an elephant, not a costume. I’d like to extend my deepest apologies to Topsy’s descendants whom I never intended to offend. In many ways Topsy was an entertainer before her untimely death and I feel a great connection to Topsy, I never meant to conjure up the image of her electrocuted body out on the dance floor. I take full responsibility and promise to be more careful in picking my next halloween outfit.

Selena’s newest album was released on October 9th. After making the statement, Gomez retired to her Hollywood home where she is said to be “tickling the ivories” on her next single.

Kevin Cole

Truly Terrifying Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Kevin Cole

Every year, Halloween costumes are scarier and scarier. My son told me he wants to dress up as Hannibal this year. Not the subtly psychotic killer played by Anthony Hopkins, but the in-your-face murderer from NBC’s hit series “Hannibal.” He proposed a gruesome getup, replete with blood, knives and…antlers? Rather than indulge my boy, I suggested he dress up as one of the many real horrors that surround us daily, such as:

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The All-Seeing Eye

I’m not talking about the eye used to symbolize Sauron in The Lord Of The Rings, as frightening as that was. I’m talking about the eye we see on a daily basis atop our currency and political symbols. The All-Seeing Eye reminds us that we are always observed, surveyed and followed by the New World Order. Perhaps the best way to fight back is to have our children project the eye right back at them. The outfit shouldn’t be too complicated—just replicate Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” music video costume.

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The Reptilian Hivemind

This is a great group costume that requires very little design on the parents part. The Reptilians, which secretly control this planet, look like you and me thanks to their shape-shifting capabilities. For this charade, gather 6-10 kids in a group. They may wear whatever they want, so long as they speak in unison. It doesn’t hurt if one child can shape-shift to look like the President every few blocks, before shifting back into child-form.

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GMOs

Monsanto slowly poisons us as they alter our produce to provide a “longer-lasting,” “flavorful” and “affordable” product. But what happens when the middle class is killed off as a result of the products they thought were safe? Head over to your local independent costume shop and purchase any full-body produce costume (I recommend an ear of corn). Add demented eyes, fangs and a freakish combination of tentacles and talons (talontacles).

[Beyoncé’s Image could not be replicated as summoning her likeness has been known to draw attention unwanted from the Illuminati]

Beyoncé

We all know she is an agent of the Illuminati. After her VMA performance, your local Halloween shop would be foolish not to stock a ready-made costume of the Queen B, just as you would be foolish to refuse her.

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