William Filene, Caitlin Cimeno, and Greg Cimeno

Meet the People Who Thought Trayvon Martin Halloween Costumes Would be Funny

Thank you, William Filene, Caitlin Cimeno, and Greg Cimeno, for letting us all know how you really feel

by #teamEBONY, October 28, 2013

William Filene, Caitlin Cimeno, and Greg Cimeno

William Filene, Caitlin Cimeno, and Greg Cimeno

On the left, dressed in blackface and a hoodie, is William Filene, 25, of Cape Coral, Florida. Since misfortune and crime are hilarious, laugh away: he was arrested in June for felony auto theft. His rap sheet also includes “collars for loitering / prowling” and failure to register an automobile. He took a plea deal for the auto theft charge in August and was sentenced to 18 months on probation.

In the middle is Caitlin Cimeno, a Martha’s Vineyard native. It's her photo post on Facebook that’s being heavily circulated and, it turns out, being racist online is nothing new for her. It's just Caitlin being Caitlin, y'all! According to The Smoking Gun: In Facebook posts last year, Cimeno referred to elderly women who wore tight pants and tube tops as “tacos,” and, when requesting that a friend contact her, she wrote, “Text me niggs.” In August, Cimeno also posted a photo of an African American girl wearing a t-shirt reading “Black Girls Rock.” In her accompanying caption, Cimeno wrote, “First of all, sorry Hun but mommy lied to you & secondly if I was wearing a shirt that said something like the truth 'white girls rock' I would be stared at and called a racist cracker.”

Finally, on the right (dressed as George Zimmerman lol) is Greg Cimeno, 22, of Cape Coral, Florida. He works for a carpentry firm and enjoys humor in his spare time. When Caitlin posted the original picture to her Facebook page, he responded “anything for a laugh!” Someone else jumped in and deemed the photo “not too funny.” “Not too funny,” Greg replied. “Not too funny. It’s fucking hilarious!!!”

Read it at Gawker.

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