Caitlyn Jenner Halloween Costume Enrages Internet: Harmless Fun or Crossing a Line?

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Everyone has seen Vanity Fair’s popular July cover of Caitlyn Jenner, which marked the transgender star's landmark debut as a woman.

Now, predictably and in the opinion of many, sadly, you will soon be seeing the Halloween costume version of her watershed moment.

Caitlyn Jenner Halloween Costume

Halloween has evolved from being a time for children to trick-or-treat to an occasion for adults to spoof the news, often as offensively as possible.

(Or for women to lower themselves to otherwise unfathomable depths and try to make any costume sexy, but that's a topic for another time.)

We've seen the sexy Ebola nurse costumes, passengers from MH370 and much more, so it's not surprising that Cait is all the rage in '15.

Thanks to AnytimeCostumes (dot) com and its Call Me Caitlyn Unisex Adult Costume, you too can be Ms. Jenner. Its description reads:

"Everyone's seen the [Caitlyn Jenner Vanity Fair] cover, so you’ll be easily recognized this Halloween in the Call Me Caitlyn Unisex Adult Costume."

"With the items in the set, you’ll be able to emulate her picture perfect look for the upcoming party this year."

"Included are a white padded top and matching shorts as well as a brunette wig so that you can dress as the softer side of the popular Olympian."

"A sash that says ‘call me Caitlyn’ also comes with the set so that there will be no mistaking who you are dressed as this Halloween."

"You probably won’t break any Twitter records when you wear this outfit like Caitlyn did when she first made her account."

"However, you’ll be sure to get a few laughs out of your friends and the other guests at the get together."

According to reports, Spirit Halloween, a popular chain of Halloween stores, will be selling the costume in its retail locations this year, too.

The company reportedly did have some misgivings about this, and there was a lot of conversation about whether or not it was appropriate, but:

"Caitlyn Jenner has proven to be the most important real-life superhero of the year, and Spirit Halloween is proud to carry the costume that celebrates her."

Is it really celebrating her, though?

Or is this little more than a shameless attempt to cash in and mock a woman’s decision to be true to herself after decades of internal struggle?

Given Caitlyn's impact on the LGBT community, and the human condition in general, we're curious to hear where you stand on the costume.

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