Latinitas

LatinitasMagazine.org - A Strong Voice for Latina Youth

You can never be too rich or too thin.

The previous phrase is the current tagline for the controversial "Anna Rexia" Halloween costume. 

To those of who who haven't seen this costume this is what it looks like:

As you can see, it comes with a skeleton mini-dress, a choker neckband, measuring tape belt and a "Anna Rexia" badge. This outfit should be offending to all women since it clearly portrays eating disorders as a joke, or even an attractive idea.

Without a doubt, the fact that Halloween online stores are still selling this costume is outright pathetic. But you now what's even more pathetic? That some girls are actually buying this costume. Sure, it's Halloween and it's time to have fun with costumes. But even something as entertaining as a costume can be detrimental and insulting.  

While some people find it hilarious, I find it extremely insensitive. This is no joke at all. Anorexia is said to have the highest fatality rates. Where is the humor in making fun of a eating disorder that kills thousands of girls every year? 

There's been a petition going around to stop selling the Halloween costume for good. You can find it here

Here's another list of costumes gone too far. 

But this is possible the worst costume ever. And i've seen a lot of bad costumes. 

Views: 569

Comment

You need to be a member of Latinitas to add comments!

Join Latinitas

Comment by Michelle Contreras on November 24, 2013 at 6:59pm

This is absolutely horrifying. We have come to the point beyond objectifying...


Badge

Loading…

About

Latinitas created this Ning Network.

Links: Connect with Latinitas

Can't get enough of Latinitas.
Read the magazine: LatinitasMagazine.org

Get an RSS feed of our latest updates.
Find us on MySpace.
Connect on Facebook.
Follow us on Twitter!
Check our Youtube Channel.
Listen to our Podcast.
View our Flickr gallery.
Sign-up for our Enews.
Visit our blog.

Post questions & get Advice.
Post a blog.

View the Latinitas Video Tutorials to learn how to participate in our community.

Report abuse or problems to the moderator.


Read More From Latinitas

© 2022   Created by Latinitas.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service