It reveals the lowest form of insanity among Americans:
A skin and bones costume titled “Anna Rexia” found its way onto the online inventory of popular beauty and costume store Ricky’s before being pulled from the company website, according to the Village Voice.
The reaction to the item was swift.
“I’m just appalled because eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness,” said Trish Jones-Bendel, a board member National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders. “Depending on the rates, and how long people have had the disorder, mortality [for the illness] can be from 10 to 15 percent. There are also high suicide rates with people that have anorexia. There’s not a system of the body that it does not impact.”
Halloween is to Holidays what politicians are to useful human beings.
Tagged: Eating disorder