Kids with Guns, Tacos, and Tequila: Offensive Mexican Halloween Costumes Still On Shelves

Halloween is the one time a year you can dress like anyone or anything and get away with it… Or can you? Not so much. Following a recent onslaught of backlash, Walmart had to take a costume off it’s shelves. But what about these offensive costumes still being sold at other major retailers?

So you can be a taco.

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And your lady can be a burrito!

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‘Fraid not, Sara Ramirez. But there’s more, so save your comments till the end.

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You can be Our Lady of Tequila.

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Or just a Mexican with tequila.

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Seems like less fun but whatever, it’s Halloween, right?

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Right there with ya, Mila.

You can be the Mexican flag.

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Because wearing a flag is soooo respectful.

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Or maybe you want to be a flaring piñata!

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No one would hit that. Just saying.

What’s more offensive than a Mexican in a serape, sombrero, and wielding guns?

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How about a Mexican wearing a serape and sombrero while riding a burro!

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Seriously, guys. This shit needs to stop.

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You can dress your baby up as a chile.

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This is pretty cute but why not a mango?

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Or you can go full “Mexican” and give him a gun.

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This does not exist IRL. Get it together.


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