Dear Walmart

Update 1: The Mighty has published this piece which has been updated with Walmart’s response to the costume makeup being sold on their online store.

Update 2 : We would like to thank Walmart for removing this from their online store.

Update 3 – On Monday, October 25 Rubie’s Costume Co, responded to Stephanie Bennett-Henry’s request for a statement via Facebook message, it reads:

“I’m writing in response to your message regarding items in the Rubie’s product line that may be considered offensive to families dealing with suicide/and or mental health issues. Please note, Rubie’s is a family owned business that has been bringing fun, safe products to Halloween enthusiasts for 65 years and the last thing we want to do is intentionally bring a product to market that would be considered offensive or demeaning.

The “slashed” prosthetics were introduced into the line when gore was more prevalent in Halloween. At the time sensibilities were very different than today. In retrospect, the items should have been removed from the line some time ago. Unfortunately, it was simply overlooked. An honest mistake.

Upon learning of the recent outcry these items have caused, upper management immediately had the items removed from our website. Rubie’s also decided to stop the manufacturing and sales of these products.

We sincerely apologize to all that may have been offended by these items and are hopeful our actions help restore your faith in Rubie’s Costume Co. We wish you a safe and happy Halloween.

Best Regards,

 Leonard Peters”

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Dear Walmart,

We are writing in regard to your Razor Blade Suicide Scar Wound Latex Costume that some geniuses approved to mass sell for Halloween this year. It’s good, but it isn’t gold star good, and if you’re going do something right well you may as well do it up good.

So here’s the thing Walmart, we’re here to help you, because not only are we courteous that way, but we also happen to know a thing or two about suicide. You should probably write this down.

Clearly you are trying to make a buck off of one of the most devastating things that could ever befall a family, hell why stop there? You could pump an entire line out of this!

If you are not quite sold on that idea, perhaps you can add a crown of “fine” to what you already have, for all the times she pretended to be “okay” along with a beautiful sash, worn like a beauty queen, that says, “I finally did something right.”

Maybe you can add a cool feature for the blood to shoot out of the veins after the razor tries to find what it looks like on the inside.

Maybe add a straight jacket and a bucket of psychiatric meds for the ones who don’t quite get the job right and they live with the notion that they failed at that too. Add a belt, so they can stick that failure under it. Give them a rope so they can hang that failure up around their neck and go out with a big bang. May as well add some fireworks for the festivities too.

Maybe a speaker that repeats a permanent goodbye on a loop of forever to haunt the ones who will never understand.

About that line though, think of the cash pouring in when you add the:

Grieving Mother Costume: Comes complete with a lifetime of guilt, stigma, and shame. Throw in some latex wrinkles for the torment of unanswered questions about what they could have done differently, and why couldn’t they see the signs.

You could add a cheap vanilla scented candle from your crafts section, and some of those fake flowers that are everywhere in your damn store (two birds, one stone) some heavy drapes to symbolize the locking away of their souls.

Oh and also add a few bottles of cheap whiskey for the slow decent into alcoholism that some Mothers often deal with when the pain becomes too much. That’s a winner right there. I’m thinking you could sell that for at least $29.99.

Maybe think about the Suicide Survivor Costume. You’d add one of those tacky letters you carry, like an “F” for Failure or “D” for Didn’t do it right, or “W” for Walmart is a disgusting corporation who makes money off of the backs of people who battle every fucking day with their own tortured minds, we can brainstorm it out.

They’ll wear it like Hester fucking Prynne, so all can see their shame as if they didn’t live with it every single day. And when they ring the bells to get their sweet treats, the tricks in their minds that tell them they are worthless will blaze on their chests thanks to bloodsuckers like you.

For these extra add-ons, add another $10 a piece. Full costumes can be sold for $39.99 and all profits can go to the warped corporation that is Walmart.

We’re really looking forward to working with you on your new ignorant fuelled Halloween 2016 Costume Line. May you all never be taken under by your own minds, and may you all find the compassion you have not given anyone else.

Warm regards, Motherfuckers,

Nicole Lyons & Stephanie Bennett-Henry

117 thoughts on “Dear Walmart

  1. Wow! Spot on! Love the letter. Not to mention, this too could be a trigger to so many who cut, or used to cut themselves?

    People will do anything to make a buck.

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  2. I’m no fan of Walmart, that’s why I don’t shop there. But this is just another example of the PC – “words hurt” – safe zone – real world avoiding culture that we have found ourselves constantly trying not to upset. You want to tell people they are bad if they wear a certain Halloween costume that may offend your sensibilities. You want to tell comedians not to talk about controversial topics, because someone may briefly be uncomfortable. I’ve never seen so many whiney pansies in my life (oh my God! Is that bullying? call CNN!). People don’t worry so much about this nonsense in other parts of the world. You don’t like it? Don’t buy it, but keep your delicate feelings away from my Halloween costume and my Comedy.

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    1. Thanks for reading, and for your comment, and I can appreciate why you feel the way you do. I’m one of those advocates that don’t find the word, “crazy” to be offensive. I also was very upset to hear the knott’s berry farm scare house, mental asylum was shut down. I’m not a PC “words hurt” person like you assumed I was. But this is sick. And it’s my opinion, and my blog, so there’s that.

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    2. You’re a fucking idiot, excuse me, ignorant. No, a fucking idiot, ignorant wpupd be too “pc.” There is no one that hates the PC movement more than myself; this way of thinking is rediculous and a little reality can be a great thing for this world. That being said, no one is challinging the validity of someones personal right and/or choice to wear whatever costume they like for Halloween; moreover, no one is challenging anyones personal choice to represent themselves in any way they choose for whatever reason they choose. What IS in question, you inbred puece of shit, is the way that this product is marketed and packaged. Its that simple, where what you wamt for Halloween, represent yourself however you like. This is not an arguement similar to the OTNB “blackface” thing from a couple years ago, this is completely different. This product is simply marketed in a way that is predatory and maintains the potential to trigger individuals who are challenging mental and emotional deffincies. Its really that simple, has nothing to do with “PC.” Get your head out of your ass.

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    3. So true. I like to write posts about my dead parents, having fun with your abortion, drop kicking your hideous baby into next week, laughing at old people who piss their pants, animal abuse is super adorable, god those damn black people need to shut up and how maybe if she did the dishes, she wouldn’t get beaten up so much.

      People need to get a sense of humour, nothing more fun than going into the ICU and unplugging people’s life support and running away giggling. Nothing more fun than yelling “I have a bomb” in the airport.

      And truly, nothing makes me laugh more than my boyfriend hanging himself from a fucking tree because he couldn’t find a job. You’re right, there is nothing as funny as suicide.

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    4. While I agree to some extent, this is just way too far. Would you approve a rape victim costume? A cancer patient costume? The Boston marathon victim costume? Some things are just TOO far. If people choose to create those costumes of their free will, they are entitled. However, it being mass produced and bein sold at a store that claims such high family values are both deplorable. I’m a suicide survivor, and I still say shit like “kill me” or “pardon me while I jump off my roof” because it’s just hyperbole. This is just plain dangerous and irresponsible.

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      1. I get what your saying and this is certainly a horrible things and so would all the other costumes you mentioned but we live in a society where you could probably do a quick Google search and find these costumes elsewhere

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      2. Brettlyn, while I agree that you can Google and find that thing and other hideous things, that does not make it correct. Walmart is the largest retailer in this country – when they are selling an item that makes light of suicide and triggers the worst moment of a person’s life, it makes a statement. And they should be held accountable.

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    5. Did you ever wipe the tears from a child who did this to themselves? You must be a fortunate one who has never had to deal with the pain of parents or children who committed suicide.I am honestly happy for you, but for the people I have had to help through this, I apologize for the insensitivity of Walmart, and I truly pray that no trick-or-treater appears at your door wearing this.

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    6. Halloween is supposed to be for kids at least that’s how it was when I was growing up. People are taking things to far like the clown costumes, but I bet you think that’s funny too! I don’t think that wearing something like this is even funny nor scary in the Halloween sense so where exactly are you getting your humor? And it seems to me that your sitting behind your PC being butt hurt that other people have an opinion that this is the dumbest shit EVER. Because I really want to explain that Bulls hit to my kid if I don’t have to. It’s only people like you in your glass houses that’s never been through real life to even know about suicide!! That’s why you think it’s funny. I survived and I don’t find you funny at all

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  3. All I can say is thank you. Thank you for writing this. You have no idea how much that means to me and so many others, I’m sure, who feel they suffer in silence.Who feel they can never escape the shame or stigma of self-harm and/or mental illness.

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  4. I’m speechless and livid. How dare they, they should be ashamed of themselves. That is thee sickest, most lewd disgusting thing I have heard of. WHAT THE FUCK KIND OF MESSAGE IS THIS. ” Mommy I’m bored o let’s go role play that God awful fucking costume ” wtf seriously Walmart ? You are sad weak and pathetic. Morals before Money. Who else sell this costume !?

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  5. As someone who struggled immensely with self harm, this is sickening and absolutely awful. They should not be allowed to even have things like this in the store. Fuck you, Walmart.

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  6. You people need to get tf over it. It’s a costume accessory….. Make-up. Not like it comes with instructions on how to do it yourself at home. Quit being so damn sensitive. Don’t like the product? THEN DON’T BUY IT!!! Honestly people! I am a SURVIVOR of suicide attempts…. Have the scars on my wrists to prove it……

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    1. Family member die of cancer? Can I show up with a shaved head and pretend I’m on chemo? Or would you prefer my dialysis machine, oh wait, how about dying of aids? Or I can just borrow a wheelchair and pretend I’m crippled.

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    2. I admire that you are strong enough to have survived. However, a lot of people are not like you and are affected by it. And it is extremely inappropriate. I’m not aware of any costume that portrays the pain and suffering of someone who desperately wants to be out of pain and takes their own life.

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    3. Kandy, you have obviously missed the whole point. If you are a survivor of suicide attempts and have the scars, why in the world would it be okay in your mind for this to be part of a Halloween costume? Please tell me how that can be okay.

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  7. Thank you for writing this. It expresses how I feel 100% As a person who started cutting at age 9, I was particularly disgusted when I saw this.

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  8. This is a marketplace item. Walmart doesn’t (and can’t feasibly) screen every item for sale from Rubie’s Costumes or any other seller.

    As a Halloween costume, yeah, it’s insensitive. For a theatrical costume, maybe not so much if the script calls for it.

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    1. Yall are a bunch of pansies getting so damn but hurt over one little costume. Like this is probably one of the most stupid things I’ve seen people get upset about. Don’t like it don’t but it like fuck it’s not hard

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  9. I will agree that is is a terrible costume accessory, but it really cracks me up the EVERYONE is blaming Walmart, but not a single person has even mentions the Manufacturer.
    We don’t MAKE these things, we sell them.
    So yes, it is a terrible thing to sell, but what about who MADE them? That seems worse to me. To develop a new product that is bad is far worse than the selling of it later.

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    1. Well, I believe many people have expressed shock that this would actually ever be created in the first place. However, Walmart carrying the item gives it WAY more exposure. So, it all sucks.

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    2. Of course everyone has also been talking about the Manufacturers of the costume. The reason Walmart is getting the spot light is because Walmart is a multi-billion dollar corparation who has the choice to sell a product from a manufacturer or not. A corporation who censors the music they sell, but will happily offer a costume that glorifies something tragic such as suicide. Don’t worry… Walmart was only first in line.

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  10. Lol all of you need to move on and stop being so sensitive… I have complex PTSD and I’m sitting here laughing because some people literally get offended by anything#

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    1. Well there you go, it’s wonderful to find reasons to laugh when you have PTSD. I send you love and hope that you continue laughing throughout your life. May your PTSD never be triggered by something others find laughable, and may no one ever laugh when you do get triggered. Love and light to you.

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  11. Does it surprise anyone that the people who aren’t offended by this are also the one hurling insults to people who are displaying compassion and empathy? Hopefully when they need it, people do better and don’t treat them with the same disregard. #byefelicia

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  12. I lost my brother to suicide 3 years ago. It has torn the family apart and I cry almost every day. I missed him more than anything. I will NEVER shop at this store, EVER!!!!

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  13. This is not okay, Walmart; suicide and cutting scars are not Halloween costumes—for many they’re a reality. As a survivor and someone with many friends and family who are also survivors, I’m horrified that anyone would think this is appropriate for to sell for Halloween. Perhaps a more productive option would be to raise money and awareness for people struggling with depression. Walmart, there are so many organizations out there who work hard to help people, and by carrying this product, you’re only mocking the very real people who struggle with suicide and depression. Please remove this product from your shelves.

    I’m done shopping at your stores.

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  14. Walmart hasn’t taken it down. They just altered the name very slightly. It no longer says suicide. It’s now the “razor blade scar wound kit” as if changing the name would fix anything.

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    1. Dear, Aaron Jon Allen,

      Thanks so much for your brilliant, educated comment. We always appreciate it when a DUMB FUCK, MISOGYNIST, MORON takes the time out of his day to try to pull in some of his make-believe power, from his make believe dick, in order to belittle women.. just for being women. Not for what we are advocating for, but simply because we are “whiny females” and “Bitches.” I’m glad you picked this post to be the little BITCH you are, because I am happy to respond to your comment. You are clearly NOT a college educated man. That’s clear from your comment. Another thing that’s crystal clear is the fact that you are a scared, small minded boy. Everything will be okay. We aren’t threatening to take anything from you by using our voices. Does your “power” feel threatened? Well, rest assured.. you never had any. YOU NEVER HAD ANY, BITCH. You like that?
      Here’s the funny part, little boy, The only one whining here… is you. Because you’re a scared, sexist, PIG. Go pull your panties up and cry somewhere else. You are a joke to me. A Misogynist FOOL… oh… and a BITCH. 🙂

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  15. Wow. So many giant big fucking babies. Im a survivor of suicide. I popped pills and cut myself. Am I offended? Nope. Im not. So all you little fucking retarded brain dead SJW spineless cry babies, your opinion here doesnt matter. Why? You diddnt try suicide. Notice those with a brain and those that have tried suicide really dont give a fuck about this product. While you idiots, under the guise of “WERE STICKING UP FOR THEM”, do. You’re not sticking up for anyone, you’re just censoring a piece of art that you dont like. No one is forcing anyone to wear it, its a product, meaning you have the choice to buy it, or not buy it. Get the fuck over it, its a fucking stupid product. Either all of you are sensitive retards or you all have no lives. Or you’re all kids. Get a fucking job losers.

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    1. Awww! I think this is the first time we’ve been called “retards” Billy Bob Joe! Thanks!

      You’ve shown your IQ level all on your own. I don’t even have to help you look stupid at all.

      We have jobs, unless you’re going to surprise me and tell me they’re hiring down at the local tow truck company! 🙌🏻 I’m sure your job was definitely acquired through education. 😉

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    2. BJB It is not about YOU! It’s about parents of kids who cut themselves. It;s about brothers, sisters and friends of those who succeeded at killing themselves. It is about a parent answering the door on Halloween night to be reminded of the lost child they suffered for through the devastating pain their child endured. It is also about those who have cut themselves, and instead of hiding behind their macho attitude they actually HAVE emotions.You clearly have not gotten past whatever issues you have, or you wouldn’t be reacting and lashing out in this way. Try, just try putting yourself in the shoes of your parents had you succeeded. Think hard before you troll this topic again. Or not – you have flown your flag already.

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    3. I am a survivor of a suicide attempt, as well as my Mother. I also cut myself regularly. I can’t even look at the picture because it triggers bad memories. And yet, I am offended that stores choose to carry a product that makes light of one of the worst experiences a person can go through, either by an attempt or by losing someone to suicide.

      And what does it say about you that you have not only read about the product, but also read the blog, and all the comments that go along with it…and to even participate with a comment of your own?

      Those with brains can post something without insulting other people or swearing. People with brains can be objective and think “I’m not offended but I can see how someone else would be.” People with brains don’t denigrate others that don’t share your opinion.

      It doesn’t take brains to realize that this is wrong on so many levels and to show empathy and compassion to those affected.

      And for your information, our opinion does belong here. The blog was written and posted specifically to this site, and it is the same opinion that most of the commenters are expressing. What DOESN”T belong here is your post.

      So what was that you said about not having a life? Or being a loser? And I believe you mentioned something about employment status. I’m sorry, what is it that you do for a living? Oh wait, you must be a kid, right? That would explain the insults, swearing, and lack of proper grammar or punctuation evident in your post.

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  16. Okay. This terrible product isn’t actually sold by Walmart. It is from a company that pays Walmart to have their items sold through Walmarts website. Walmart doesn’t filter these items that the other companies (usually small ones that need extra help selling their items). It’s kind of like an Amazon deal, where companies can post products on Amazon to sell and Amazon also has their own products. Please get your facts straight before you try to hurt a company. If you would like a company to trash, it would be Rubie’s costumes, the person who came up with this product. Thanks.

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    1. Yes. It was at Walmart and on Walmart’s website, therefore it was being sold at Walmart and by Walmart. Walmart can choose whether or not they want to sell products and by which manufacturers. We are well aware of what companies are involved with this from top to bottom. So, should we give Walmart a special one time pass to profit from tragedy just because is Walmart. No. It doesn’t matter how it got in their store and on their website, Walmart is a corporation. Whatever is sold through their store is their responsibility. So, you get your facts right because we’ve had ours right.

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  17. As the mother of a 19 year old daughter who has twice tried to die by suicide because she suffers from bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder I commend you for taking on Walmart’s disgusting and thoughtless attempt at making money. My daughters forearms have been stitched up too many times. The physical and emotional scars are deep. Shame, shame, shame on Walmart. They should walk a day in my shoes trying to keep a very sick girl alive.

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  18. Amen u say it this is so messed up like omg if u was a cutter or suicide attempter or someone u know has committed suicide I pray for u ik how hard it can be and the fact that they did this is really messed up.

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  19. I hate how sensitive people are today, i definitely got a good laugh out of this and i might pick up one of those latex things for my Halloween costume

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    1. That is absolutely appalling to read. You’re disgusting. Imagine being in the shoes of a grieving parent who has lost a child to suicide, and then some immature, insensitive child like you knocks on the door with a big bright smile and not a care in the world. You’ve obviously never been affected by self harm and suicide, it is absolutely not funny and nothing to joke about. I sincerely hope you never have to deal with the loss of a loved one by suicide, and if you do decide to purchase that disgusting piece of garbage, I SINCERELY hope you’re met with a good hard punch in the fave.

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  20. Billy Bob Joe,

    Because you’re all about assumption and spewing bullshit i would like to take this opportunity to respond but I won’t…I won’t assume that you’re an ass-backward hick from Arkansas because of your name and I won’t assume that you’re uneducated because of your lack of punctuation and terrible spelling. I also won’t assume that all of your pill popping damaged your brain cells or that you are a complete prick because of your comments. Don’t assume to know ANYTHING about the “bitches” you say are complaining. You have no fucking idea what any of us/them have gone through or what we have experienced individually. It really doesn’t matter…the point is that this costume is completely inappropriate and distasteful at best. There are survivors of suicide who do not think this is okay…just because you do I’m not assuming you are an insensitive prick. Suicide is devastating for all involved…like the family of a bullied teenager that takes their life…and it’s a lifetime of constant pain and regret for those left behind. Promoting it is just plain wrong and if you think it’s okay I won’t assume that you would also think promoting a pro-rape culture is also okay. Maybe you disagree with all of those things I’m not assuming about you. Hmmmm…assuming just makes you look like a complete asshole and it’s pretty fucked up when someone does it to you without knowing anything about you isn’t it?

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  21. People calm down not everything needs to offend you if you don’t like it don’t buy it move tf on… u must be really borde to be freeking out over something so dumb!

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    1. Freaking.. not “freeking” that’s dumb. We are not b-o-r-e-d or “borde”, we just simply care about things that matter.
      But I’m not going to lose any sleep over how “freeking” dumb your comment is. May want to look into a spell check source of some kind. There’s help out there for everything.

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  22. I cried reading this simply because the Walmart corporation has not a fucking clue what it feels like to deal with self harm or for the matter of fact self hate. Halloween is supposed to be about the fun and the gore but this is sick. I’m disgusted many people including myself have gone through the pain and suffering of feeling unimportant or utterly ashamed of ourselves, so we take self harm into consideration!!! Seeing this for me was one of the most gruesome flash backs I’ve had and it made me feel sick to my stomach. knowing the pain I went through and other people go through every damn day is enough we shouldn’t have to be reminded of it, now its being able to be purchased and placed upon ourselves as a joke. I will not!!! I repeat I will not be shopping at Walmart again.

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  23. You do realize that the product isnt sold by walmart, right? Had you taken 3 more seconds, you’d see that the item is being sold by a 3rd party. Walmart.com is now similar to Amazon, where some items are sold by the main company, and other items are sold by 3rd party. So in this case, it is Rubies Costumes you should be targeting, not the walmart.com website.

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    1. You did read the other comments, didn’t you? Because had you taken 3 seconds, you would’ve realized that your condescending comment was not needed.

      Walmart is a retailer. The biggest one in this country. And if they can’t bother to check to see what their 3rd party sellers are doing, they should either stop allowing 3rd party sellers or create a system where it is checked to see if it meets with their “standards.” Walmart.com is owned by, well, Walmart. And as such they are responsible for what is sold on their site, whether it is sold by them or by third party.

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  24. Grow the hell up. It is a costume prop. Should we ban all scary Halloween costumes just because select people are offended by them? Hell no. You don’t have the right to take things from other people just because you are offended by it. Sorry. I get it, this may be a trigger for some people, but hell a clown mask can be a trigger for some, a batman costume can even be a trigger if someone was molested by someone wearing a batman suit. You are all ridiculous. Everybody whines and cries about freedom these days, but wants to limit it for everyone simply because of their personal feelings and opinions.

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  25. Walmart’s online platform has become akin to Amazon, namely a distributor. Look at the subheading, that says “By: Rubie’s Cost…” Walmart did not create this at all and was probably paid to distribute for this company, blame Rubie’s Costumes for creating this. I’m not condoning it in any way, shape, or form and think it’s horrible, but the anger should not go to walmart for the distribution but should go to the costume creator. Do your research before blindly writing and reading an article, people.

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  26. Well, let me tell you what I highly recommend for you. First of all, grow up- because people don’t use “cuz” unless they’re teenagers. Secondly, I think perhaps you should recommend therapy to the person selling a costume that promotes suicide, instead of acting like the author needs to get over herself. Do you know how many people in the world commit suicide every hour? You get over yourself, and get some education before you criticize someone who is well educated in mental health awareness, and using her time to help others.

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  27. WHAT THE HECK! WALMART GET RID OF THIS NOW! WHAT THE FUCK WHY DO YOU THINK IT OKAY. IF YOU LOST SOMEONE TO SUICIDE DO YOU THINK THIS WOULD BE OKAY? NO!

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  28. I work at Walmart and let me just say WE DO NOT ALL TAKE PART IN THIS . It’s up to management if they want shipment in the store . It is also not a Walmart product it is sold through a third party on the Walmart website . (Like Amazon) I guarantee this is also on amazons page as well .

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    1. No, of course, I don’t blame anyone at Walmart except management. But who owns Walmart.com?

      It doesn’t matter to me that it was sold by a third party, it was still under Walmart’s name. If they can’t pre-screen 3rd party sellers before the product is put on the site, then they shouldn’t allow 3rd party sellers at all. Walmart is the largest retailer in the country, and it needs to be held accountable for what is sold under their name.

      And I’m sick to death about hearing “It’s on Amazon.” “You can Google it.” Is that really a valid excuse?No, it isn’t. It’s childish. Literally, it sounds like a child justifying a bad behavior by telling their parents that so and so is doing it. Just because other retailers are selling it doesn’t take Walmart off the hook.

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  29. From a daughter who lost their father to suicide, & also a customer Walmart lost. This is disgusting and any person who could label a Halloween prop & use a picture like that deserves nothing but something equal to the pain of losing someone to suicide.

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  30. a few years ago they sold the makeup for the scars at an accessory store here and they faced a similar amount of controversy, which ultimately caused them to pull that off of their shelves, which is what walmart should do as well. suicide and self harm are two things that today’s youth (and older people) are facing and shouldn’t have to be. what if someone who’s suicidal walks past that section, sees the costume, and then gets triggered? just because some of you guys don’t get triggered or affected by seeing such a thing doesn’t mean others don’t. will wal mart pull the product? im gonna say probably not, but at least there are people on this thread who won’t be giving them business for the costume, which is quite frankly a waste of money anyway.

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