Ellen Degeneres has pulled off the ultimate Halloween trifecta: She managed to come up with a spot-on celebrity costume that's both funny and sexy; she garnered costume approval from the celebrity herself; and she did it all without an ounce of blackface.

In this day and age, I think that merits a standing booty clap.

[H/T: Guyism, screengrab via Instagram, animated GIF via BuzzFeed]