A teacher has caused quite a stir for allowing her son to dress as Adolf Hitler in a ‘last-minute’ Halloween costume.
Pictures of her son dressed in a brush moustache with a Nazi swastika on a red armband have gone viral.
Janet Arsanian, a junior high special education teacher, has defended the outfit claiming her son simply needed a last-minute outfit for a Halloween event in Nevada, US, shares Yahoo news.
“I’m the proud parent of the boy in the Hitler costume and my son did not mean to upset anyone,” Janet Arsanian wrote in a private post to a Boulder City Facebook group.
“He needed a last-minute costume and he put that together today.
“He went as Hitler yes, a historical figure.
“No we don’t worship Hitler or agree with what he did.”
Ms Arsanian, in a private post to a Boulder City Facebook group that has since been deleted, said that the Hitler costume was simply thrown together in haste and does not reflect her or her family’s views.
“He did it all by himself and I’m proud of him,” Ms Arsanian said.
“If you guys are so sensitive maybe you should not leave your house.”
Social media users were furious about the costume sharing their disgust.
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