Halloween 2022: Diddy, Lizzo, Riverdale cast, more celebrity costumes – USA TODAY

Stars are familiar with putting on costumes for an onscreen role or a concert tour but for Halloween they bring even more energy. 
While Halloween 2020 was a bust because of the coronavirus pandemic, Halloween 2021 was met with caution as the virus still loomed – but Halloween 2022 is looking like a return to what the spooky season once was as Hollywood parties take over on Instagram.  
Stars including Kylie Jenner and Diddy are taking on scary costumes as Frankenstein’s bride and The Joker. Other celebs including Paris Hilton are dressing up as childhood favorites. It couple Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly are dressing like another famous couple as they suited up as Pamela Anderson and rock star Tommy Lee.
Here are some of the Halloween costumes celebrities have brewed up this season. 
Diddy was serious about Halloween this year. He not only went all out but made sure to get into character as he channeled Heath Ledger’s version of the Clown Prince of Crime from “The Dark Knight Rises.” 
Before revealing his costume, Diddy shared a video of himself on Instagram getting ready and wished everyone a “safe and Happy Halloween!!! Let’s vibrate higher and move with LOVE.” 
Later, he shared videos of himself creepily laughing like the Joker in the character’s signature purple suit, white face makeup and smeared red makeup across his lips and face. 
“Hello my friends, I’m the Joker. I’m highjacking Halloween!” Diddy captioned his post. 
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CW stars Lili Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch and Camila Mendes channeled “Hocus PocusSanderson sisters Sarah (Sarah Jessica Parker), Winifred (Bette Midler) and Mary (Kathy Najimy). “SISTAAAAAS,” Petsch captioned a group shot with her co-stars. 
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Hayley Kiyoko dusted off her glasses from her 2009 portrayal of Velma in the live-action “Scooby Doo! The Mystery Begins.” The singer dressed up as Velma for Halloween opposite her girlfriend, “Bachelor” alum Becca Tilley. “Jinkies!! Lost my glasses, found my girl,” Kiyoko captioned a sweet Instagram post.
Chlöe went all out as “X-Men” comic character Storm. “I’m STORM for the night,” the “Have Mercy” singer captioned her photo on Instagram.
She posted a side-by-side with the comic-book version of Storm to compare her replica outfit of a black bodysuit with an “X-Men” symbol,” a matching cape, an intricate headband, flowing blond hair and lightning in the background. Halle Berry, who portrayed Storm in the films, gave her approval by commenting with three heart emojis. 
Palmer let her hair down for Halloween, dressing as Rapunzel. The actress shared that her costume was in response to fans wanting her to play the Disney princess in a live-action movie with “100ft box braids.” 
Palmer filmed a comical skit where she initially denied a suiter’s request to let down her hair. “Last time I did, me and my hair got caught in an entanglement,” she said with a wink. When the suitor played a boom box, Palmer let her braids fall off the balcony. 
Frankie Jonas trolled his older brother Joe Jonas and his relationship with ex Taylor Swift, which inspired some of the breakup tunes on her album “Fearless.” Frankie dressed up as Joe and his girlfriend Anna Olson dressed up as Swift from a performance the pair did of “Should’ve Said No” that aired in the 2008 concert film “Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience.” 
Further poking fun at his brother, Frankie posted a photo of him and Olson wearing “matching purity rings.” The Jonas Brothers infamously vowed celibacy and donned purity rings in their early days of fame. 
Brooklyn Beckham channeled Shakespeare’s Romeo alongside his wife Nicola Peltz, who dressed up as Juliet. The forbidden lovers (newlyweds in real life) attended Patrón Tequila and Tings Magazine’s Halloween party in West Hollywood.
Kendall Jenner stepped into character as “Toy Story” yodeling cowgirl Jessie. The model sported an auburn wig in pigtails to match the Pixar toy, a red cowboy hat, a button-down with yellow cufflinks, barely-there jean shorts and cow print chaps. 
Jenner on Halloween also seemingly poked fun at when she went viral after chopping up a cucumber during an episode of Hulu’s “The Kardashians.” The model was pictured in a cucumber suit and held a knife to her mouth. She captioned the photo: “i’m giving out fruits and veggies tonight.”
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Try Guys YouTuber Eugene Lee Yang proved stranger things can happen than the affair that rocked his workplace. Yang was both the hero and the villain for Halloween, dressing as “Stranger Things” Season 4 characters Eddie Munson (Joseph Quinn) and Vecna (Jamie Campbell).
“Chrissy… it’s time,” he captioned a series of photos.
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Lizzo kicked off Halloween weekend by dressing as rapper Chrisean Rock but for her second costume, she turned yellow. 
The singer put on a high-standing blue wig and green sequin dress to transform into Marge Simpson from the animated series “The Simpsons.” Marge Simpson memes have become quite popular and Lizzo made sure to pose as many of them to share with the internet. 
“I AM HIM – HIMMY NEUTRON- MARGE HIMPSON,” Lizzo wrote in her Instagram caption Saturday. 
Kim Kardashian showed off her kids’ costumes early Halloween weekend as her youngsters took on the looks of Aaliyah, Sade, Snoop Dogg and Eazy-E. 
Eldest daughter North, 9, wore a full Tommy Hilfiger costume to resemble the late singer Aaliyah, her younger sister Chicago, 4, wore a double denim outfit and a long braid to look like singer Sade. 
The boys dressed as West Coast legends Snoop Dogg and Easy E with Saint, 6, dressed in Snoop Dogg’s signature braids and Psalm, 3, wearing the quintessential Eazy-E Compton hat. 
Kardashian went the Marvel route with her costume, dressing up as “X-Men” villain Mystique. “Hey Marvel,” she wrote in a follow-up tweet.
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Kylie Jenner put on her bridal best as the Bride of Frankenstein this Halloween weekend. 
Jenner posted three sepia photos of herself with a black and grey updo with stitching drawn onto her jawline. 
“HAPPY HALLOWEEKEND,” she wrote on Instagram
The Kylie Cosmetics founder didn’t stop there. She also channeled her inner Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, and posted two photos on Instagram looking sultry. 
Khloé Kardashian shared, for the first time, images of her and Tristan Thompson’s son, who they welcomed via surrogate in late July. 
“Owlette and Tigger aka True and Baby Brother,” Khloé captioned a photo of True, 4, holding her baby brother. “(Shhhhh…. But I can’t wait for Halloween to be over).” 
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Fox went blonde for a day and Machine Gun Kelly took on the persona of another rockstar for the spooky occasion. 
The two dressed as the late-90s it couple Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee. 
Fox wore a maroon and pink latex dress as her blonde hair hung on her shoulders and Kelly wore a simple tank top shirt with his tattoos acting as his accessory. 
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Lori Harvey channeled her inner Queen Bey on Halloween as she dressed up as the singer in her “Me, Myself and I” music video
“All the ladies if you feel me help me sing it outttt,” Harvey captioned her Instagram post, quoting lyrics from the classic tune. 
Kerry Washington went full mom mode and said she was “ready to embarrass my kids ALL NIGHT LONG” as she stepped out as Lionel Richie for Halloween. Washington even donned Richie’s signature ‘stache.  ​​​​
Janelle Monáe was quite literally giving “Alien Superstar.” The Grammy-nominated singer donned an out-of-this-world Halloween costume of Diva Plavalaguna from the 1997 sci-fi film “The Fifth Element.” 
On Instagram, she shared a video of herself singing the Beyoncé tune off the artist’s “Renaissance” album, and captioned it: “JUST WARMING UP & SINGING AN OBVIOUS FAV 🥶🛸👽💙 CATEGORY BAD BITCH. I’M THE BAR. ALIEN SUPERSTAR.” 
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The rapper shared she had “too much fun w this look” in another video revealing the before and after of her costume. 
JoJo Siwa made great use of her dazzling blonde has as she adorned the Slytherin cloak for her Draco Malfoy Halloween costume. 
The singer and dancer showed off her “Harry Potter” themed costume complete with the green tie and slicked back hair with a reel on Instagram. Siwa lip-synced the scene in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” when Draco introduces himself to Harry Potter and Ron Weasly. 
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Hilton and her husband Carter Reum dressed up as Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask from the manga series. 
Hilton wore her hair in two ponytails as she wore a bedazzled version of the Sailor Moon costume. Reum wore a tuxedo, mask and cape to pull off his accompanying look. 
“Dressed up as my Childhood icon Sailor Moon,” Hilton wrote on Instagram. 
To the tune of Britney Spears and Madonna‘s “Me Against the Music” Jennifer Garner showed off two ghost costumes. One was a ghost bride and the other a Victorian ghost. 
She showed off her ghoulish looks in an Instagram video that also had a cameo from her dog, draped with white fabric, to match the costume reveal’s theme. 
Becky G and her partner Sebastian Lletget, a professional footballer, dressed up as iconic “From Dusk Till Dawn” characters Santánico Pandemonium and Seth Gecko. Santánico, the Vampire Queen, was played by Salma Hayek in the 1996 film and Gecko was played by George Clooney. 
Model Winnie Harlow dressed up as one of her “favorite” Michael Jackson videos, “Remember the Time.” Harlow’s two costumes were Iman, “an icon in the fashion industry,” who appeared in the music video, and Jackson himself. 
“Michael Jackson 👑You know I couldn’t do the Queen without the KING OF POP!!!” she wrote on Instagram. “Michael is my Icon and the one person I wish I could’ve met. Growing up he was the only person I seen with Vitiligo and that made me feel seen.” 
Shawn Mendes looked rugged in his getup as Indiana Jones on Instagram. “Give us the aux,” he captioned a photo of himself with Harlow. 
Singer and Brazilian drag queen Pabllo Vittar dressed up as the iconic Queen of Tejano, Selena Quintanilla. 
Reggaeton superstar Ivy Queen also dressed up as Selena. For her second costume, Ivy Queen channeled her inner Wonder Woman. 
When in doubt, a costume idea straight out of Stephen King’s “The Shining” will never disappoint. 
Jessica Alba posted a throwback photo of her friend’s “epic Halloween” party and thanked Honor, her 14-year-old daughter, for lending her the costume. 
Rebel Wilson and her partner Ramona Agruma also put their own spin on the creepy “Shining” twins for Halloween. Wilson posted a video of the two on tricycles, riding eerily toward the camera. “SHINING this Halloween!” she captioned the video. 
That wasn’t her only costume. On Saturday, the actress posted a group photo of her and her friends dressed as Barbie. “Come on Barbies let’s go party! Happy Halloween!” she wrote. 
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