Why hasn’t a “sexy” costume based on Joe Exotic or Carole Baskin been announced yet? Usually, when a big pop culture phenomenon happens, the costume company Yandy are pretty quick to capitalize on it.
Consider the case of Ken Bone, the “real-life Ned Flanders, but with less brains and more carbs” undecided voter who rose to fame after asking some questions as an audience member in the second presidential debate in the 2016 U.S. elections. Yandy were pretty quick to turn him into a costume, and that occurrence was enough to garner its own story in Wired.
They already have a few tiger costumes, including the one above. Where are their Tiger King costumes? There’s a whole raft of characters they could turn into costumes, possibly with the exception of the life-size Chucky doll: