Home Depot pulled a Halloween decoration from its stores called the Scary Peeper Creeper. Why did they pull it? Because it’s scary … and creepy! Oh, and because they received complaints that it wasn’t just frightening … it looked like a Peeping Tom.
Believe it or not, the decoration is basically a life-like creepy guy wearing a hoodie peering through the window. What could be the problem with that?
Home Depot was advertising the decoration as a way to play funny pranks on “friends and family during Halloween, or any other time of year!”
Yes, Halloween is supposed to be scary, but a creepy, deranged Peeping Tom doesn’t say Halloween, it says crime … usually against women. As one woman shopper said, “I fail to see the humor in it … It makes light of a very serious crime. Voyeurism is a crime.”