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Wednesday 13th December 2017

Acid attack survivor Katie Piper FUMING over Halloween 'gore-overs'

The charity campaigner thinks it's 'disrespectful'

Katie Piper has shut down the current trend of using make-up trickery to create cuts and scars for Halloween fancy dress.

The acid attack victim was permanently scarred for life back in 2008 which left her needing reconstructive surgery nearly a decade later.

Katie branded costumes featuring temporary burns, scars and disfigurements as 'distasteful and offensive' in an impassioned outpouring to her 385,000 Instagram followers on Wednesday night.

The philanthropist wrote: 'It's not even Halloween and I've had over 20 photos on my feed of make-up artists posting Halloween gore-overs.

"It's distasteful and offensive to make temporary burns, scars and disfigurements on someone's face for Halloween.

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"Some of us have these differences all year round. When did Halloween turn into people imitating accident victims?"

Next to the image, the mother-of-one attached a further note, reading: "I enjoy Halloween just as much as the next person but please don't dress up as someone that has had trauma happen to them.

"Even if you don't care about other people's feelings how about remembering none of us are immune and it could be you one day with those injuries no Halloween make up needed.

"Pumpkins, witches, cats, bats whatever but not someone who has been seriously injured please."

Some strong words from Katie there, but she definitely has a point.

The brave lady has undergone more than 300 surgical procedures after the horrendous acid attack at the hands of her ex-boyfriend

The nasty ex, Daniel Lynch organised a man Stefan Sylvestre to throw acid in her face in March of 2008.

CCTV caught the incident and both Lynch and Sylvestre were given life sentences.

The 31-year-old has set up The Katie Piper Foundation in order to help burns victims and people suffering from disfiguring injuries.

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Her strong words come after TOWIE star Amber Dowding was forced to apologise to fans after she faced backlash against her Halloween costume.

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