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Behold the queen of all “Karens” …
Last week in Manhattan Beach, an especially nasty Karen hurled hot coffee in the faces of two unmasked men who were sitting outside a coffee shop, prompting one of the men to jump up out of his seat and start pummeling her boyfriend.
Watch the key moment from the altercation below (*Graphic content):
Karen approached a man about not wearing a mask, didn’t like his response, attacked him with hot coffee, got twirled around and beat up along with her boyfriend and had the nerve to call the police leaving out throwing coffeehttps://t.co/ZRMMUeZolV
— JaVonni Brustow 👑 (@JaVonniBrustow) August 1, 2020
The unmasked men had been sitting outside the shop minding their business when the couple approached them and began hassling them about them not wearing a mask.
“Ya’ll need to be wearing masks,” Karen said.
The two were congenial about the matter and tried politely explaining that they’re not into the whole mask thing.
“We’re locals here but we fall on the other side of the fence. We don’t believe in this stuff,” one of the two said, adding that he’d been a local business owner for 30 seconds.
As he spoke to the woman, the woman’s boyfriend got into it with his friend.
At some point, the friend yelled, “What are you looking at me for? I didn’t say s–t to you. Get the f–k out of my face!”
That was when the woman unleashed her inner Karen by hurling hot coffee at the friend.
“That was dumb,” the first unmasked man, the business owner, promptly said as his friend jumped up from his seat and beelined his way toward the couple.
Watch the full altercation below (*Graphic content):
Thankfully, the physical altercation ended as quickly as it began. But that’s when the real fun began.
As the two unmasked men tried to explain to Karen that she “shouldn’t have done that,” she decided to double down.
“I hope somebody saw that, and I would do it 10 times over, motherf–ker,” she said.
Apparently, she’s unaware of California law.
“You do not need to make physical contact with your accuser to be convicted of assault. You can be charged for spitting on someone, pouring a drink on them, or even throwing something at them, as long as the physical contact with your accuser was violent, offensive, or painful,” the Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs, an Anaheim attorney, notes.
Of course, making physical contact is also a form of assault. But in this case, it may have perhaps been a form of self-defense?
Karen’s boyfriend decided to press his luck and call 911.
“You know your significant other here, your wife or girlfriend, she threw a drink in his face and assaulted him,” the unmasked business owner tried to remind him.
“I’m bleeding out of my face right now. … He punched me in the face. I’m bleeding out of my mouth right now,” Karen’s boyfriend said to the 911 operator.
“Your girlfriend’s getting f–king arrested. You can’t throw hot coffee at people,” one of the two unmasked men said.
What happened once the cops arrived is the icing on the cake.
“[T]he couple tries telling the cops that the man attacked them ‘unprovoked,’ but his friend presented them with the bodycam and officers made the couple apologize to the men,” the International Business Times reported.
Nice try, though!
Clips from the altercation have since gone viral, and not surprisingly, it appears a large segment of the public has sided with the unmasked men.
Look (*Language warning):
Normally I’m against slugging a woman, but in this case I’ll make an exception.
BTW, throwing a drink on someone IS a criminal battery, so…
— COVIDRulesAreBULLSH!T (@JewishOdysseus) August 2, 2020
Imagine being with a woman who’s so entitled she puts you at risk for what exactly.
— Kolonji (@MisanthropeSTX) August 1, 2020
Did the cops come and arrest that gal? She needed to be! No one made her the boss of others!
— Jan Jones (@janmojo) August 2, 2020
I don’t think I would have stopped until both of them were puking up blood. You do NOT have the right to do this, and these people must be quickly disabused of the notion that they do.
— Chuck Vipperman (@ChuckVipperman) August 2, 2020
FFS just mind your own business. Kevin needs to cut and run now cause Karen is going to be the cause of him getting his ass handed to him for the rest of his life.
— OK (@addasdedf) August 1, 2020
The anger stemmed from there being so many Karens and sometimes even Kevins.
Take for instance the insane Kevin seen below knocking over a pizza display in a Canadian pizzeria after the unmasked man he’d been harassing — and who he’d laid his arms upon — kicked him away from him:
— blogTO (@blogTO) July 31, 2020
This woman literally looks into these children’s eyes and says, “I hope you all die.”
I’m at a loss for words.🥺 pic.twitter.com/gOw1bbSX1Z
— sally (@sallyKP) July 28, 2020
And this Karen:
A stranger attacking a man with pepper spray for allegedly not wearing a coronavirus mask at a San Diego dog park while having lunch. “That is me crying hysterically in the background because my innocent husband just got maced for no reason,” Ash O’Brien says in a Facebook post. pic.twitter.com/zMeFIrUu9C
— Woodsy Again . 🏴🇬🇧 (@AgainWoodsy) July 27, 2020
Not all Karen stories conclude with a happy ending, but thankfully for the unmasked men in Manhattan Beach, theirs did!
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