For the exact reasons you already mentioned, I'd wager.
Sure, but you can't tell me that the Shen skins aren't emant to look liek Sub Zero, and Scorpon. It obviously cant be exact, but they can get close --- "So selfish them" would be their cry. And, who'd be brave to argue? Doin' what you people need is never on the menu!
So he's pink... what's the big deal? I wasn't aware it was breast cancer awareness month. --- This is what game designers like to call 'balanced gameplay' which roughly translates to 'you can have fun just as long as something's slightly irritating you.'