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Asda Isn't Alone: The Disturbing Halloween Costumes That Mock Mental Health

26/09/2013 08:58 BST | Updated 06/10/2016 15:29 BST
joke.co.uk

Asda has faced a furious backlash after it advertised a fancy dress outfit featuring someone covered in blood and brandishing a machete as a "mental patient fancy dress costume".

Following outrage on social media sites, including from one "stunned" mental health charity, the store offered "sincere apologies for the offence it has caused".

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Asda Isn't Alone: The Disturbing Halloween Costumes That Mock Mental Health