Jeffree Star YouTube Louis Vuitton Halloween costume


YouTuber Jeffree Star destroys Louis Vuitton bag for Halloween—to the internet’s dismay

'It’s my money, and I’m going to do whatever I want.'


Josh Katzowitz


Posted on Oct 30, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 2:52 am CDT

If you’re an average person, you might make a Halloween costume out of fabric you buy at a crafts store, or you could create something out of what you find around your house. If you’re YouTuber Jeffree Star, you do something a little different—like produce your Halloween costume out of a designer handbag that costs thousands of dollars.

In a new video, the beauty vlogger introduces makeup artist Cole Carrigan, who helps create Starr’s costume. Basically, he becomes a hybrid human-handbag with blood all over his body. In essence, Starr is either becoming a Louis Vuitton handbag or he’s breaking out of one.

The end result looks lifelike (and, frankly, pretty darn cool), but people weren’t necessarily happy at the YouTubers’ wasteful ways, especially when it came to such an expensive item that is a stretch for many peoples’ budgets.

Clearly, neither vlogger was impressed by the design or the quality of the Louis Vuitton product before they began snipping away.

“Jeffree went to the Louis store, and they said, ‘Why the fuck are you buying this ugly-ass bag,’” Carrigan said. “And he said, ‘We’re cutting it up for a video.’” Starr also referred to another Louis Vuitton bag as “hideous.”

Then, they began the destruction. Watch below if you dare, but be forewarned: At one point, the bag actually fights back against Starr.

This is not the first time Starr has destroyed an expensive bag for his YouTube channel, which has 11 million subscribers. As he pointed out, he sawed a Chanel bag in half last year, and “the internet went fucking nuts. It’s my money, and I’m going to do whatever I want.”

But he also made sure to note that “this is for art and this is for fun” and that he had actually purchased the cheapest bag in the store.

Still, people were upset at their callous attitude.

Or as one YouTube commenter wrote, “jeffree star making everyone feel poor for 30 mins straight part 283.”

H/T We the Unicorns

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*First Published: Oct 30, 2018, 12:40 pm CDT