Hulu reminds customers to wear ‘culturally appropriate’ costumes for Halloween

Hulu reminds customers to wear ‘culturally appropriate’ costumes for Halloween
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[Ed. – Not sure there’s anything we could wear that wouldn’t offend someone.  Customers and tweeps weren’t having this, BTW.  Lot of pushback.]

“If you’re dressing up for #Huluween this year, this is your reminder to wear a costume that is culturally appropriate and respectful to others,” posted Hulu, the streaming video service which airs The Handmaid’s Tale, on Twitter, Tuesday. “Let’s celebrate the holiday in a way that we can all enjoy.”

The post was soon deleted after Hulu was mocked and criticized.

“Cancelled my subscription to Hulu today and so did my family!” claimed one user in response, while another user declared, “Hey thanks for the reminder. It reminded me to cancel my Hulu subscription.”

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One user also pointed out to Hulu that if people have to abide by cultural appropriation rules, only those of Celtic descent can celebrate Halloween.

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