Kim Kardashian robbery costume pulled after backlash

The costume company’s vice president said he didn’t want to ‘make light of a serious situation,’ but told a reporter that ‘people should be able to laugh at it.’ Many consumers didn’t.

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“Parisian Heist Robbery Victim Costume Kit” is the brainchild of the website Costumeish. Though it doesn’t identify Kardashian by name, the costume includes a white robe, black wig, oversized sunglasses, gag and rope. It also includes a fake ring imitating the 20-carat diamond engagement ring that armed robbers allegedly stole from Kardashian after breaking into her hotel room in Paris.

Kardashian’s sister, Khloe, told Ellen DeGeneres that Kim is “not doing well” in the wake of the attack and that the star is traumatized.

Here’s how the site described the costume:

She has devoted her life to promoting American decadence, youth, and hedonism but all that flashy living caught up with her one night in Paris when armed men bound her, stole her jewelry and her peace of mind. This Halloween, have some fun with pop culture and dress just like the Queen of Social media with our sensational “Parisian Heist Robbery Victim Costume’ Costume.”

Several took to Twitter to bash the getup—and the company:

That Kim Kardashian Halloween costume is not right at all

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