People Are Calling This Disney Halloween Costume Racist

People are pissed and calling Disney's Moana costume racist.

Disney has released their line of clothing, toys and merchandise for Moana and Disney decided to make the character Maui's costume a full-body suit, which has many people up in arms calling the costume racist and "brownface". Disney's full-body children's suit is designed to look like the Polynesian demigod, voiced by Dwayne Johnson, including tattoos, grass skirt and even brown skin. moana-costume That has pissed off many Disney fans and critics. For example, Beth Elderkin for Gizmodo wrote:
"The costume looks great on the young male model because he has a similar complexion, but you can’t escape the fact that a white boy or girl is going to be in brownface. Just because you don’t darken the face itself doesn’t mean it’s not offensive and wrong."
But, it doesn't stop there. Many fans took to Twitter to bash Disney's costume merchandising department. Moana arrives in theaters November 23. What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.