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These Masks Of Trump, Putin, And Kim Jong-Un Will Haunt Your Dreams


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"It's kind of the political arena right now," Meier told BuzzFeed News of his new creations. "I think they're all kinda likeminded people. They're all megalomaniacs, insufferable narcissists who'll stop at nothing to achieve their legacy."

"I thought it'd be fun to have them all together," he said.

Meier has sold six Trump masks since he first made one last year. He said he's been able to perfect the president's signature coiffure since then: "I figured out the hair a bit more. Last time he looked like a California surfer."


A Facebook Live video of the masked characters dancing to "Uptown Funk" at the convention has since gone super viral, racking up more than 62 million views.

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"I don't know if I should admit to [playing Putin] because my dancing was pretty bad," said Meier.


Here's another view of the dancing, which shows the world leaders dancing next to the scary doll from Saw because, well, why not.

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Prospective buyers should know these aren't your standard Halloween costumes; each of Meier's masks cost about $4,500 because they require weeks, sometimes months, of sculpting, silicone casting, and intricate paint and hair work.

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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