Stefani said she was happy about Union's costume.
Meanwhile, his wife's social media refers to Nazi death camps as "work camps."
A Halloween event for families, "Trail of Treats," took place in Owensboro, Ky., and one father thought it would be a good idea to dress his 5-year-old as Adolf Hitler and himself as a Nazi soldier.
Bryant Goldbach's response: Anyone that knows us knows we love history.
The public and social media were not amused.
Goldbach said on Twitter, in defense of his son, that people came up to him shouting obscenities and threatening to rip that costume off him.
This dude is f*cking nuts. “Tolerant left." 😂. You can't justify this one man. #nazidad pic.twitter.com/EazvMd4Vt5
— Amber Burdette (@AmberBurdette) October 26, 2018
He initially was angry, telling people how dare they threaten a child.
He continued, "Yes liberalism is alive and well. And we had the displeasure of dealing with the fruits of the so called 'Tolerant Left.'"
When the backlash continued, Goldbach then told the The Owensboro Times, "I wasn't trying to make a statement or put my son in any position. It was bad judgment. I want people to know I am sorry."
"My brother is half-Iranian," Goldbach said. "I have Black friends. My last name is Jewish."
Local Rabbi Gary Mazo at Temple Adath B'nai Israel said:
"The fact that the father apologized is important; the fact he did not know the costumes would be offensive is a very sad reflection on our society.
"A good rule of thumb would be: 'if your costume calls to mind an event where millions were killed, choose another costume.' As we are learning through Megyn Kelly's words as well, costumes where someone dresses up deliberately to mock someone's race, religion or nationality should be avoided. If the purpose of Halloween is to have fun - bigotry, anti-Semitism and racism are not fun. That should be common sense. This is not being "politically correct" this is simply being respectful, understanding and kind.""
While Goldbach performs in both Civil War and World War II reenactments and dressed as a Confederate soldier for Halloween last year, he denied being a racist, referring to white supremacy as "disgusting."
But wait—if he didn't know the costumes we be offensive, why does it still smell like racism? Let's ask his bride, MaryAnne Goldbach, because she's not shy about her anti-Semitism. Posts recovered by Huffington Post showed comments in response to the backlash:
"This is what the mass media has portrayed the Holohoax. The truth is the media is controlled by Zionists. The so-called 'gas chambers' were delousing showers. He created work camps, not death camps."
Social media uncovered that Goldbach has had some rhetoric posted on his social media account:
"White pride doesn't mean hate… There is no need to feel guilty because of the past. If that offends you, your racist" said a flyer.
He lives in my town. He owns Goldbach's Watch Repair on Frederica St. It is not fake pic.twitter.com/OGS5x832Ev
— Les Hail Yes (@LesHailYes) October 26, 2018
They also claim that he works for Verizon and that his kids are in danger of his parenting:
This is Bryant Goldbach, an employee of yours in Owensboro, KY. He enjoys cosplaying himself and his family as nazis. And follows a few dozen Nazi/right wing extremist groups on social media. But I'm sure he just “appreciates history" pic.twitter.com/paUuepYRmE
— Tom Wolfson (@tom_wolfson) October 26, 2018
@CNN @NBCNews @GMA @TODAYshow Saw this man who calls himself Bryant Goldbach from Owensboro, KY and works for @verizon. This is not ok. @MSNBC @14news pic.twitter.com/DPdeuRhf4O
— Amber Burdette (@AmberBurdette) October 26, 2018
Someone from children's protective services needs to do an interview with the parents! I fear these kids will be taught hate to harm others.
— Mary Elizabeth 2Ω3Ω (@OldSoul_1111) October 27, 2018
This tone-deaf act happened just days before a shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue that ended 11 lives.
Fresh off the heels of Megyn Kelly's blackface comment, a teacher decided the rules didn't apply to her.
The "Megans" are at it again. Right after Megyn Kelly's ill-fated blackface comment, another Megan decided blackface was okay to wear to her local Halloween party.
Kelly won't be hosting Thursday's show, according to reports.
UPDATE: Oct. 25, 2018 at 3:03 p.m. EST
NBC has confirmed that Megyn Kelly will not tape live shows for the rest of the week following controversial comments she made about blackface.
According to Page Six, Kelly is out at the network. Meanwhile, an NBC executive with knowledge of the situation, reportedly told DailyMail.com on Thursday: "Megyn Kelly is done. She is not ever coming back. We are just working out timing of the announcement but mark my word – she is gone and will never be seen on NBC live again."
The backlash on social media was swift after Megyn Kelly questioned on her morning TV program on Tuesday whether or not using blackface for a Halloween costume is racist. "Megyn Kelly Today" is said to be on the chopping block.
"Back when I was a kid, that was okay just as long as you were dressing as a character," Kelly said.
Megyn Kelly, host of her own daytime talk show on NBC, apologized to colleagues on Tuesday after she made comments defending racist Halloween costumes, specifically blackface, which prompted her to be immediately slammed on social media.
President Trump continues his disregard for women's voices, a developing pattern among Republicans.
Members of Congress slammed the suggestion. Trump's team responded by denying the president-elect ever called for a Muslim database at all.
A prominent Donald Trump surrogate and former spokesman for the pro-Trump Great America PAC on Wednesday suggested taking away immigrants' constitutional rights and said there is "precedent" for enforcing a registry of all Muslim Americans: the internment camps Japanese Americans were held in during the World War II era.
"Watch what happens to [Kelly] after this election is over," Dan Scavio tweeted after an on-air argument between Kelly and Newt Gingrich.
An on-air dispute between Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and longtime Fox guest and contributor Newt Gingrich ended with a member of the Trump campaign saying, "Watch what happens to [Kelly] after this election is over."
"If you agree to have sex with me whenever I want I will add an extra hundred dollars a week."
Roger Ailes on Thursday resigned as chairman and chief executive of Fox News Channel following allegations of sexual harassment, an abrupt end to his 20-year reign over America's most lucrative and powerful cable news channel for conservatives.