While it’s probably common sense how ridiculously gross attempting to imitate Lady Gaga and her raw meat apparel is, some people may still be planning on taking a trip down to their local butcher shop next week to gather costume supplies.
For all that is decent in the world, don’t.
Sure, Halloween is all about the living dead, ghosts, and goblins, but it doesn’t mean you have to literally cover yourself in the raw flesh of some recently deceased animal. A new video from the Newark, N.J.-based Star-Ledger explains why this is a terrible idea. Especially when you consider this, according to one NJ butcher interviewed for the piece: “If it’s fresh meat you’re going to get blood, juice over everything you touch or sit on so it’s not very hygenic.”
Check out the video after the jump below.