Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to point out the comments slamming the woman’s offensive remarks and to note that there is no publicly available comment confirming the identity of the man behind the camera.
A woman in Chino, California has been labeled an “Asian Karen” after she called an Asian man the N-word during an altercation.
The incident, which was caught on video, took place on a street in an unknown neighborhood, where some children had allegedly pulled a “ding-dong-ditch” prank.
The video, filmed by the Asian man from his car, begins with him talking to an Asian couple who were expressing concerns about the prank, claiming that the repeated punching of their door had scared their children and sent the father to the hospital.
The Asian woman in question, who appears to be speaking to authorities, lashes out at the man, presumably for interfering in the matter.
As seen in the video, she first called him a “gangster,” but what she said next escalated the situation.
“You just look like a b*tch n***a, that’s what you look like,” the woman snapped.
A group of teens, allegedly the pranksters who started it all, can be heard reacting at the woman’s outburst of the N-word.
“Now you’re wrong,” the man tells the woman. “Lady, I got you dropping N-words.”
The woman, now in apparent distress, defends her use of the word by saying that she listens to rap music all the time. She also suggests that the man must be using the N-word too.
“No!” the man yells back. “Hell no, I don’t! What the hell is wrong with you?”
Throughout the video, the woman can be heard attempting to catch the man’s license plate, while the latter tries to find out the former’s address.
“My address is f*ck you,” the woman says.
To this, the man replies, “Yeah? That’s a f*cking great place to live.”
The video ends with the man calling the woman a “stupid b*tch” and the latter calling the former a “stupid n***a.”
The video, shared by Instagram account @kuwtkarens, has since received more than 42,000 views. Many slammed the woman for her anti-Black remarks, while others used stereotypes about Asian Americans.
@kuwtkarens has not named the man behind the camera and there is no publicly available comment confirming his identity.
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