Anne Frank costume pulled from online Halloween costume site

Anne Frank Halloween costume pulled from online store after uproar

The Anne Frank costume offended some of those who have read the diary left behind by the teenage girl, who died at the age of 15 at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

Really bad taste? A retailer has stopped marketing an Anne Frank Halloween costume amid public outcry.

While Frank's memory should always be celebrated and her story should always be taught at schools so we may be reminded of what war, bigotry, and hate truly look like, it's important to keep companies in check by letting them know that trivializing her memory does nothing to fight racism - especially in President Donald Trump's America. The costume - a blue dress with a beret, satchel and name tag - was being sold for $25. "We should not trivialize her memory as a costume". One of the people who harshly criticized HalloweenCostumes.com was the head of the Anti-Defamation League's Arizona office, Carlos Galindo-Elvira.

Ross Walker Smith, a spokesman for Fun.com, which runs the website, said Sunday that the costume had been removed from the site and apologized for the blunder.

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While others didn't see a problem with the costume, the same outfit was marketed elsewhere as "Child's WWII Evacuee Costumes" with no mention of Frank - not that children escaping bombings in London is any cheerier. She went into hiding in Amsterdam during World War II and her diary, published after the war, transformed her into a global symbol of Holocaust victims. "We take feedback from customers very seriously".

A rep for the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect - a nonprofit supporting her legacy - tells TMZ.

In 2013, Wal-Mart and major USA retailers removed a costume of Osama bin Laden after the stores received complaints from the Sikh community, the Deseret News reported.

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