David Walliams sparks outrage with 'racist' Kim Jong-Un Halloween costume

David Walliams shocked his fans last night when he took to his Twitter page to reveal that he had dressed up as Kim Jong-Un for Halloween.

The comic was branded “racist” by his stunned followers, who accused the Little Britain star of “yellow-face” and seemingly altering his eyelids to look like the North Korean dictator.

Fans were not amused. Copyright: [Instagram[

Posing in a black suit, wig, and apparent prosthetics, David simply tweeted: “Happy Halloween from Kim Jong-un.”, with fans hitting back almost immediately:

David defiantly ignored the backlash, going on to post more pictures of himself in the costume alongside other famous faces – including John Bishop, Alan Carr, and Jonathan Ross – who was hosting his annual Halloween party.

The move comes shortly after David’s Little Britain co-star, Matt Lucas, admitted that they couldn’t get away with certain aspects of their TV series, which ran from 2003 until 2006.

David dressed up as the North Korean dictator. Copyright: [Rex]

Speaking to the Big Issue, Matt confessed at the time that it would be “very hard to play characters of other races now”, adding: “Society has moved on a lot since then and my own views have evolved.

“Now I think it’s lazy for white people to get a laugh just by playing black characters.”

Earlier this week David was also criticised by fans for posting a photo of himself kissing a dolphin in captivity.

This photo has also sparked outrage. Copyright: [Instagram]

The star, who is an open animal-lover, was branded “cruel” and “ignorant” for posing for the picture whilst on holiday with his mother in Dubai.

Yahoo Celeb UK have contacted David’s reps for comment.

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