Ah, yes. Halloween, America’s annual carnival of glutton, immorality, and bad taste, is upon us, coming up faster than your vomit after too many bite-sized Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Fireball whiskey shots (now with antifreeze!) at your friend’s boyfriend’s annual costume party. And in the days before the battalion of hungover girls in wrinkled sexy witch costumes attempt to teeter over the puddles of sick for their November 1 walk of shame, a nation of misguided Halloween enthusiasts are busy plotting their super-sweet party outfits, bro.
Before the All Hallows’ Eve bacchanal has even officially begun, we’re already getting a glimpse at the atrocious, shameful, and every-other-synonym-of-awful costumes people have been planning or have worn to early parties. The worst of the worst, as they do every year, spin-off the news of the day for what end up being astonishingly offensive costumes that mock real-life tragedies.
While the Halloween Hall of Shame from years past include Chris Brown and a beat-up Rihanna (couples’ costume!) and a victim of Jerry Sandusky, we’re already working with an overabundance of contenders for this year’s most despicable costume ideas. So with a little help from a disturbing Reddit thread and a general news survey of the biggest stains of our human population, here is our list of the most awful costumes and costume ideas…thus far.
(Some with photos, some without. Because why give publicity to the dregs of the earth?)
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