Harley Quinn costumes may be offensive to some

Does your daughter hope to dress up as Harley Quinn this Halloween? If so, she may be upsetting the mentally ill — or at least people who treat them.

This year, Harley Quinn costumes — Quinn is the Joker’s girlfriend in DC Comics’ Batman comics and a character in the “Suicide Squad” movie — are the No. 1 trending Halloween costume on Google (followed by the Joker and Superhero), and experts say you can expect lots of kids to dress up as the “psychotic” (that’s how DC comics describes her) character. Quinn, though fictional, has been described by some experts as having a mental illness.

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