Caitlyn Jenner Olympic Costume Maker Refuses to Pull It Despite Backlash
Caitlyn Jenner Olympic ‘Bruce’ Costume Maker … Refuses to Yank It Despite Backlash
9:26 AM PT — A rep for Costume Agent, which originally created and distributed the controversial Caitlyn costume, tells TMZ they’re not yanking it from their own site, and certainly not discontinuing it … backlash be damned.
We’re told the ‘stume is one of their best sellers — it’s the #6 overall bestseller. Although they have received multiple threats over it this past week, they’re standing by their product. The rep says, “It’s a costume. It’s funny.”
A Caitlyn Jenner costume — which harkens back to her Olympic glory days as Bruce Jenner — is getting destroyed by critics who say it’s insensitive to transgender people … and it’s already being yanked from at least one outlet.
The getup is called “I Am Cait” … and features a decathlete’s jersey with Bruce’s number 935, a gold medal and those teeny tiny shorts — all of that vintage Bruce from his 1976 decathlon victory. However, it also comes with a long-haired wig that’s all Caitlyn.
eBay was flooded with criticism for selling the $44.95 costume — several transgender charities are