October 31, 2013 |
Is wearing a kimono as a Halloween costume offensive ? Pottery Barn withdrew two costumes it had marketed - a kimono and sushi chef - after objections from Asian American groups. It's related to a larger campaign against ethnic costuming that was started by Ohio University students several years ago, using the motto "We're a culture, not a costume” and advising people who would buy outfits such as kimonos or sombreros, "You wear the costume for one night. I wear the stigma for life.
November 4, 2013 |
The man who was walking through a Central Connecticut State University campus while possibly carrying weapons might have actually been in a Halloween costume, the campus police chief said Monday. Three college-aged men were taken into custody but not formally arrested after police received calls of an armed man on the New Britain campus early Monday afternoon, chief Chris Cervoni said at a news conference held shortly after officials ended a campus lockdown. No shots were reported fired, and no one was hurt.
October 28, 2013 |
Julianne Hough put her worst face forward Friday night, knotting up her blond locks and donning blackface for her Halloween costume, the character Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren from "Orange Is the New Black. " On Saturday, she apologized. The gaffe went down at the Casamigos Tequila Halloween party in Los Angeles, where Hough, 25, and pals went as orange-clad characters from the Netflix original series set in a women's prison. In addition to the blackface, Hough darkened her hair and eyebrows, E!
November 1, 2013 |
A lot of TV anchors got in the Halloween spirit Thursday, from George Stephanopoulos as an astronaut on "Good Morning America," to Kelly Ripa twerking through the morning as Miley Cyrus. But no one did more to make TV viewers feel awkward than Matt Lauer on "Today," bounding around with the plentiful cleavage of Pamela Anderson from her "Baywatch" years. And Stephen Colbert couldn't let it pass without comment. Colbert referred to the onslaught of news anchors in costume as part of the "War on Halloween.
October 31, 2013 |
Former "Gossip Girl" Blake Lively is the newest celebrity face for L'Oreal. [Vogue UK] The teddy bear get-up Miley Cyrus wore to perform at the VMAs may end up being this year's most popular Halloween costume -- even Paris Hilton wore it to a party over the weekend. But Cyrus has a different idea: She tweeted a "Happy Halloween" photo of herself dressed in a replica of the skimpy outfit 'il Kim wore to the MTV Video Music Awards in 1999. [People] French fashion house Chloe hosted a dinner and fashion show in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, with guests including Zoe Saldana, January Jones, Nicole Richie and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Booth Moore reports.
October 30, 2013 |
Tom Brady is the only NFL player who could get away with this. Seriously, can you think of anyone else who has the guts to wear a "Wizard of Oz" Cowardly Lion costume for Halloween? Out in public for all to see, photograph and post on Instagram? And you know no one is going to give the three-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback of the New England Patriots a hard time about it. Well, maybe Randy Moss, but do you think Brady cares what he thinks anymore? Or ever did? But you can be sure that broadcasters are going to continue to say his name -- first and last every time, of course -- with the same amount of love and respect that no other player receives.