You can find almost anything on Amazon these days… and the things you can’t find are likely banned for being outrageously offensive. The YouTube account Alltime10s has put together a list of what it says are the 10 most offensive products that Amazon has refused to sell over the years and I have to admit that felt rather ill just thinking about some of them.
Here is the list in reverse order:
- No. 10: Rapelay. A video game that was designed as a sexual assault simulator.
- No. 9: An “I Love Hitler” t-shirt. This one sort of speaks for itself, doesn’t it?
- No. 8: The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure. This book is exactly what you think it is, which is why I’m glad Amazon refuses to sell it.
- No. 7: The “Lady Boy” costume. This was a Halloween costume for people who wanted to dress as transsexuals, although actual transsexuals found nothing amusing about it. The costume mainly consisted of a slip dress with a fake penis coming out of it, although you could also add fake breasts if you wanted to as well.
- No. 6: WikiLeaks. This is an example of a product that really only offended the government, which strong armed Amazon into booting the site from its web hosting platform.
- No. 5: Whale meat. Yes, you used to be able to buy the meat of endangered species on Amazon. But not anymore.
- No. 4: A gun-shaped iPhone case. While this product itself was innately harmless, it did cause controversy after a man who owned it was surrounded by police who thought he was a threat to the public. Similarly, two people who tried to get the gun-shaped case through the check-in process on a flight wound up delaying their flight by 20 minutes.
- No. 3: Hindu god leggings. These were denounced as disrespectful by an influential Hindu organization and were removed.
- No. 2: Buckyballs. These magnetic balls seem like harmless toys… except for the fact that over 1,000 children were hospitalized after swallowing them.
- No. 1: Cancer “cures”: Finally, this one is a no brainer. There is no reason that Amazon should be assisting scammers who trick sick people into wasting money on their fake “cures” for diseases.
To see more details on all these products, check out the full video below.