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There's A Caitlyn Jenner Halloween Costume And It's Pretty Awful

It's as terrible as you expected.

Remember when Caitlyn Jenner bravely shared her story in the pages of Vanity Fair?

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Well, in the spirit of terrible Halloween ideas, someone turned her cover look into a god-awful Halloween costume.

The costume is available at wholesalehalloweencostumes.com and anytimecostumes.com. It was formerly available on buycostumes.com but appears to be "discontinued."
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The costume is available at wholesalehalloweencostumes.com and anytimecostumes.com. It was formerly available on buycostumes.com but appears to be "discontinued."

"You probably won’t break any Twitter records when you wear this outfit like Caitlyn did," reads the costume's description on Anytime Costumes' site, "but you’ll be sure to get a few laughs out of your friends and the other guests at the get together."

There also appears to be an alternate version of the costume — the Call Me Caitlyn Mr. Olympian Costume Kit.

This was available at BuyCostumes.com but appears now to be listed as a "discontinued item."
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This was available at BuyCostumes.com but appears now to be listed as a "discontinued item."

Another Caitlyn costume, from Spirit Halloween, is due out in the next few weeks.

Spirit are the same people who brought your the Slenderman child skin suit costume last year.
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Spirit are the same people who brought your the Slenderman child skin suit costume last year.

When asked about the costume, Spirit Halloween PR rep Trisha Lombardo said the costume was meant to celebrate Jenner.

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“Caitlyn Jenner has proven to be the most important real-life superhero of the year," she told The Daily News. " Spirit Halloween is proud to carry the costume that celebrates her.”

Not surprisingly, Jenner's supporters are skeptical.

In all honesty if you dress as Caitlyn Jenner for Halloween expect me to remove you from my life in every way, shape, and form.

The struggle that Caitlyn Jenner has to face isn't a Halloween costume. Whoever made this is a shitty person.

Oh god. I just realized that Caitlyn Jenner is going to be a popular Halloween costume choice this year for transphobic bigots. Ugh.

Of course, as blog Unicorn Booty points out, one of the sites that sells the Jenner costume ALSO sells this "tranny granny" costume, so it's not surprising that a transphobic Caitlyn Jenner costume would pop up.

In response to the news that Spirit is releasing its own Caitlyn costume, Addison Vincent of Orange, California, posted a Change.org petition calling for the company to cancel the costume.

"To make a costume out of a marginalized identity reduces that person and community to a stereotype for privileged people to abuse," writes Vincent. "At a time when trans women and [gender non-conforming] folx, especially black trans women, are being murdered at such a high rate, and homelessness, unemployment, and inaccessibility to healthcare run rampant in our community, making fun of one or all of us is utterly insensitive and deplorable."
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"To make a costume out of a marginalized identity reduces that person and community to a stereotype for privileged people to abuse," writes Vincent.

"At a time when trans women and [gender non-conforming] folx, especially black trans women, are being murdered at such a high rate, and homelessness, unemployment, and inaccessibility to healthcare run rampant in our community, making fun of one or all of us is utterly insensitive and deplorable."

BuzzFeed Life reached out to Caitlyn Jenner's representatives, who declined to comment.

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