Home Depot pulls 'offensive' Halloween decoration

During the festival season, retailers are always trying to be creative in order to outsmart the competition.

However, Home Depot apparently pushed the boundaries too far and is reportedly removing a product from its stores after a customer complaint in Canada.

The roughly $30 product in question is Scary Peeper Creeper and as the description states, it is "...a hanging window prop that can be hung inside or out of any window. Perfect for scaring friends and family during Halloween or any other time of the year. Hang facing out to freak out trick-or-treaters during Halloween or mount him facing in to scare unsuspecting guests at your Halloween party."

See how people are reacting to the ban on social media:

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[News] WTF - Home Depot pulls Halloween decoration because 1 woman complained?: https://t.co/SeCO9WRP5Q via @YouTube
*sigh* -- Home Depot pulls peeping tom Halloween decor from stores https://t.co/WdKKeOafCa via @HuffPostCanada
@CBCNews not even scary
@azdilla31 I'm mad it's discontinued, I want it! 😆
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Breanne Hunt-Wells contacted CBC News and stated, in part, in an interview, "I fail to see the humour in it...It makes light of a very serious crime. Voyeurism is a crime in Canada."

The media outlet reached out to Home Depot and subsequently, the company responded with an apology and mentioned that they will bepulling the product from their stores in Canada.

Many online users, however, don't seem to find it offensive with one noting, "There are much scarier decorations out there which make light of murder. This shouldn't have been pulled."

Another said, "...it's supposed to be scary, that's the point. What's next, no more scary costumes? Time to cancel Halloween altogether I guess."

Check out some of the best Halloween costumes:

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Flapper Girl, $31.99

Everyone loves a fun, flirty 1920s gal! Channel your inner Zelda Fitzgerald and shop here.

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Wonder Woman, $48.99

Let's be honest, you probably really are Wonder Woman on a daily basis, so why not make it official? Shop here.

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Flower Child, $19.99

Embrace your inner hippie and spread the love in this fun ensemble! Get it here.

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Dorothy from 'The Wizard of Oz, $32.99

Who doesn't love sweet, innocent Dorothy? Throw this on, braid your hair and you'll be well on your way to Munchkin Land! Shop here.

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Sock Hop Starlet, $17.59

Bring back the poodle skirt for one night only, with this easy look! Get it here.

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Scarecrow, $39.99

You probably won't scare much away in this outfit, but you sure will look adorable! Get the costume here.

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'80s Pop Princess

Make Michael Jackson proud in this 1980s outfit that's sure to make everyone want to dance to 'Thriller.' Shop here.

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Catwoman, $49.99

This costume is perfect for the woman who wants to look a little sexy without showing too much skin, plus it's a total classic! Get it here.

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Guardian Angel, $43.99

Be the angel everyone knows you are with this pretty costume. Shop it here.

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Glow-in-the-Dark Skeleton, $26.47

This is another good option for someone who wants to show off her figure without freezing her buns off! Get the costume here.

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Gothic Witch, $26.49

Go for a classic look you can't go wrong with, like this witch! Shop the costume here.

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Wilma Flintstone, $30.38

With so many people on the Paleo diet these days, it seems only fitting that some dress up as cavewomen, and who better than good old Wilma? Shop here.

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Cheerleader, $34.99

Throw it back to your high school days with this fun ensemble! Get it here.

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Princess Leia from 'Star Wars,' $20

You can't go wrong with this old standby, especially with the new movie coming out this year! Shop the costume here.

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Cowgirl, $35.99

Everyone loves a girl from the wild, wild west! Pull out your cowboy boots and get the look here.

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Marilyn Monroe, $27.29

This pop princess makes the perfect fun, feminine costume! Get it here.

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Devil in the Red Dress, $42.39

It wouldn't be Halloween if someone didn't dress up like the devil, and it may as well be you! Tap into your naughty side for the night and get the costume here.

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