Can I please speak to the manager? The Karens are uniting.
Karens from around the globe are coming together, pushing back against the stigma that comes with a name marred by viral internet videos depicting angry, rude or often racist middle-aged white women.
“I can’t say that I’ve ever been crazy about the name but it definitely doesn’t make me feel better,” Karen Feldman, Marketing and Communications Director at Florida Gulf Coast University, told NBC2.
“Nasty, thoughtless, selfish. You name it. If it’s a bad thing, that’s what a Karen is,” she said.
“I put something on the internet about it and somebody, whose name is Dick, said ‘yeah well, you should hear what they say about my name.’”
Feldman is one of nearly 2,000 Karens that have joined the private Facebook group “Karens United,” created last year where Karens from around the globe meet and talk about the name that they feel the internet has taken