We are really beginning to wonder about Chris Brown. That is, wonder whether medical researchers are looking into what it is about certain people who seem to be completely missing the filter that says, “You may find this funny/acceptable/cool, but you will actually make yourself look like the worst human being, so don’t do it.” The latest evidence of CB’s missing filter is the above Instagram, which he posted yesterday with the caption: “Ain’t nobody F—ing wit my clique!!!!#ohb.”
Best case scenario, they were simply dressed as “nomads,” crossing the line of political correctness by using an ethnicity as a costume. (And that tattoo really was just supposed to be a Day of the Dead mask, too, right?) Worst, they are dressed as terrorists and making a statement about their attitude toward the rest of the world. Probably something in between. Like Breezy genuinely thought this would be funny. And again, turned out to be horribly, horribly mistaken. Oh, and did we mention he posted this on his way to Rihanna’s Halloween party?
Here are some other celebrities’ whose costumes in recent years didn’t come across quite as they’d intended:
We love sexy orthodontists and zombie Paul Ryans as much as the best person, but the best kind of costume would have to be the kid costume. Lady bugs, teddy bears, pumpkins, more teddy bears: there is nothing more adorable then a screaming, candy-filled kid on Halloween (provided, of course, they are not our kid.) Luckily, celebrities seem agree and have taken the Tums and migraine medication necessary to take their offspring out on the town in costume for us to squee over. They’re all super cute, but between Monroe and Moroccan Cannon and Honor Warren, we think we found the ten definitive cutest. Really. They’re like the Avengers of cute kid Halloween photos.
Okay, best family Halloween portrait ever? We don’t know who Jessica Simpson is dressed as but we’re wowed by how she looks in her leather corset, lace skirt and pigtails. Hello cleavage and hello humongous weight loss. Major props to fiance Eric Johnson‘s as well for his plaid Braveheart costume complete with the mullet. But the star of this picture is little Maxwell Drew, who we are fixated by in her feathered chicken outfit. It’s just … brain explodingly awesome. J. Simp tweeted the image out twice just hours ago, with the first link reading, “Happy Halloween!!!” and the second saying, “Trick or Treat?” Both tweets led to the photograph on her website. The singer seems to be really committed to her Halloween costumes. Remember last year’s big pregnancy reveal? It happened while Jessica was dressed up as a Mummy. Geddit? A mummy? It’s the photograph on the right, to refresh your memory! We’d really like to put this photo in our list of scarily sexy twitpics but can’t for two reasons: 1. It’s not scary even though she looks sexy, and 2. Could anything be scary when a picture with Maxwell dressed as a fluffy chicken is involved?
As a young kid, there’s no dream like qualifying for the Olympics. Whether you grew up admiring Kerri Strug, Mia Hamm or Michael Phelps, you’ve probably pictured yourself on that podium, waving your hand proudly in the air to fans as the National Anthem blares around you. Well, not many of us become professional athletes, but Halloween is that time where we can fulfill that little fantasy of ours. And because the 2012 women’s gymnastics team is AWESOME, here’s how you can become an honorary member of the Fierce Five and take home the gold this Halloween! (And if you can rope in four other friends to join you, even better.)
1. Buy a plain red leotard online at a discount dance supply store ($18.05)
2. Dot the red leotard with Lumiere Dimensional Metallic Paint & Adhesive from an art supply store ($1.99)
While we understand the decision, we were sorely disappointed this morning to learn that the Today show had canceled their tradition of having all their hosts dress up as other famous folks for Halloween. That on top of the fact that New York’s annual Village Halloween Parade has, um, dampened our already soggy spirits. So, thank you, Ellen DeGeneres, for brightening up our day with your Sofia Vergaracostume and terrible, terrible Colombian accent.
Candy and punch-based drunkenness aside, the best part of Halloween has to be the celebrity costume. First of all, it tricks the lost souls that roam the earth on All Hollow’s Eve into thinking you’re Ryan Gosling from Drive. Second of all, it helps pay homage to celebrities, a group of people who entertain us all year long with their movies, their nip slips and their mug shots. So why should other celebrities have to miss out on that joy, forever forced to be a sexy witch or a sexy cat or a sexy key grip? As long as they don’t happen to be going to the same shindig, we think it’s more than okay for famous people to go as other famous people. If Deryck Whibley can go as ex-wife Avril Lavgine, we say everything is game. Read more…
OK, so we all know by now that Amanda Bynes isn’t having the best year. Between her DUI drama and her recent dressing room shenanigans in the media, she’s looking more and more like her hot mess celeb-peer Lindsey Lohan. With so much weirdness going on in the star’s life, it’s hard to choose which strange happening to pay tribute to. After a lot of thought, we decided to go with the extra weird pipe smoking, Baja Fresh eating Home Depot shopping escapade she went on in L.A. a few weeks back. We still haven’t figured that one out. There are so many unanswered questions about her activities. And it’ll be a great Halloween party conversation starter if you dress as her! It’s easy, all you need is a few props!
1. Oak tag for a makeshift steering wheel ($1.50 at Walgreens)
Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise were out for dinner at NYC’s Mr. Chow on Saturday night, when they encountered the most awkward of situations, per the New York Post: Three people were seated next to them wearing a “Free Katie” shirt, a “Save Suri” shirt and a Top Gun-era Tom Cruise costume. An onlooker said that Katie didn’t “lose her cool” and the T-shirt wearers covered up their clever slogans before Suri could see.
Let this serve as a warning for all of you clever revelers tomorrow night — and we ourselves are included, as we’ve been fully advocating celebrity costumes since last week — you might want to avoid star-frequented hot spots in L.A. and New York (assuming any are up and running tomorrow), if you plan on spoofing someone famous. Option 2: Embrace the awkwardness, pose for a photo with the celeb in question and SEND IT TO US!
If you’ve seen Mean Girls (i.e. if you live in the Western Hemisphere and are between the ages of 3 and 70), you know that Girl World has it’s own rules when it comes to Halloween costumes. As Cady Heron (a.k.a. the Lindsay Lohan we have preserved forever in our minds) would put it, “The hard-core girls just wear lingerie and some form of animal ears.” Honestly though, who really needs the animal ears? Not Spy Kids star-turned-hottie bombalottie Alexa Vega, who visited Matthew Morrison‘s Halloween party this weekend dressed as the sexy version of…uh…jeez, Neon Velma from Scooby Doo? Some sort of futuristic burlesque librarian? Anime Black Swan? Tell us if we’re getting close, girl!
Celebrities spent this past weekend dressing up and showing off their Halloween spirit. With Halloween mere days away there’s still time to perfect your costumes or try a new one out for the day, so we’ve gathered 30 celebrity Halloween costumes from the weekend that might inspire you.
If you want to get back at your ex, use Deryck Whibley as inspiration who dressed up as his ex-wife Avril Lavigne and her new man Chad Kroeger with a friend. If you’re not in a malicious mood and are looking for something cute, check out Darren Criss‘ adorable Moonrise Kingdom costume. Or, are you looking for some good couples’ costume ideas for you and your significant other? Take a look at Kim Kardashian and Kayne West and JWoww and Roger Mathews for inspiration.
For these and other ideas, browse through our celebrity Halloween 2012 gallery below!