These are the worst Halloween costumes ever

These Halloween costumes seemed like a good idea to their unsuspecting owners but ended up going terribly wrong.

Jeff Magid and Emily Ratajkowski attend the Heidi Klum Halloween Party on October 31, 2015
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Jeff Magid and Emily Ratajkowski attend the Heidi Klum Halloween Party on October 31, 2015

Picking the right Halloween costume is not as easy as it seems. Insensitive, body-objectifying, or simply stupid, the festive outfits can turn smiles into frowns. Looking at these flops, you realise that not even the rich celebrities with inflated Halloween budgets are insured from spooky embarrassment.

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Some A-listers wish these images had never been taken.

1. Pubic hair monster

If pubic hair is your idea of fun, this 'costume' is a top choice for you.

2. Taylor Swift as a squirrel

Something seems a little off in this adorable squirrel onesie. Maybe Taylor Swift didn't realise the tail would look rather unimpressive?

3. Heidi Klum as Hindu goddess Kali

Heidi Klum is known as the Queen of Halloween. While some people found her Kali costume to be beautifully intricate, many thought it was incredibly offensive to Hindus.

4. Alcohol and cigarettes

Dressing a child as a cigarette pack is neither clever nor funny.

5. Chris Brown dressed as a terrorist

You can only wonder if Chris Brown had any good friends around him back in 2012 who would tell him that dressing as a terrorist was a bad idea.

6. Stella Maxwell as a 'sexy baby'

This body-objectifying 'costume' consisting of a bib, a diaper, and a giant pacifier seems more distasteful than sexy.

7. Julianne Hough as 'Crazy Eyes'

No one was impressed when Julianne Hough dressed up in blackface to be 'Crazy Eyes' from Orange Is the New Black.

8. A pumkin man

This might be a cool idea but how does it really work in practice?

9. Bebe Rexha as Anna Nicole Smith

Bebe Rexha seemed to be rather proud of the costume project that many found 'pretty tacky'. The photo was staged with an elderly actor.

10. Emily Ratajkowski as Marg from The Simpsons

Emily Ratajkowski dressed up as Marg from The Simpsons. Never mind the infamous blue hair, but the crumbling yellow paint seemed to be a little too much.

11. A pooping boy

Does everyone find toilet jokes funny?

12. Ellie Goulding (2014)

Singer Ellie Goulding wore a Native American costume on Halloween in 2014, which prompted backlash from people who called the ensemble 'racist' and 'insensitive.'

13. Prince Harry as a Nazi

Back in 2005, Prince Harrybelieved it was a good idea to dress up as a Nazi. The Sun published a photo of him wearing a swastika armband and a desert uniform. The royal apologised afterwards.

Sources used:

- Highsnobiety: 'Boo! The years's worst Halloween costumes are frightening'

- Insider: 'The 17 worst celebrity Halloween costumes of all time'

- Popcrush: 'The worst celebrity Halloween costumes ever'

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