Is ‘Anne Frank’ the Most Tasteless Halloween Costume Ever?
After numerous complaints, halloweencostumes.com stopped selling an "Anne Frank" costume.
- 1) They have labeled it as "World War II Evacuee". There's no mention of Anne or any other holocaust related imagery or wording.
- 2) Young girls like to dress up as women they find inspiring or admire. Many see Anne Frank, and her strength during her ordeal, as heroic.
- 3) It isn't one of those "adult" costumes, sexualizing the character like "hot nurse" or "hot policewoman".
Here's the costume in question:
With that in mind, here are a couple of questions for you: