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This ‘Blade Gunner’ costume is never getting an Oscar

01 November 2018 - 08:00 By Kgaugelo Masweneng
Oscar Pistorius. File photo
Oscar Pistorius. File photo
Image: Hannah Johnston

We all love dressing up for Halloween, but an Oscar Pistorius costume may be taking things a bit too far.

The costume – complete with fake prosthetic legs, a toy gun and a green athletics vest emblazoned with the name Blade Gunner – is selling on a UK online shopping website.

It has raised the ire of women’s groups, with the Reeva Steenkamp Foundation calling it “insensitive and inappropriate”.