TikToker calls out ‘Kiwi Karen’ for saying racist slurs to an Asian woman

'She's a criminal.'

Dec 4, 2020, 10:40 am*



Kahron Spearman

A viral TikTok video shows a “Kiwi Karen” in action, after being called out for being racist to an Asian woman in a laundromat in New Zealand.

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The video, posted by @buzzykiwi, is captioned: "Woman was shouting racist slurs at an innocent Asian woman so I had to say something 🤭 #nz #newzealand# racistkarens."

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It starts with him already arguing with Kiwi Karen, who's checking a washer.

"She's a criminal," says Kiwi Karen. "Stop harassing me, weird guy, drunk addict."

He responds: "Actually, you're the one being racist to this poor woman for no reason."

"No, no, she's a criminal," she reiterates, based on apparently nothing. "I don't have to participate in her crime and criminal activity."

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He asks her what crime the Asian woman has committed, and she goes on the defense, telling him to mind his business.

"We're in the laundromat; my (clothes) are in the dryer right now," he says.

"I don't wanna know---go away," she comes back, but this time, plugging her ears like a child.

After a cut, she's seen telling him, "['Fuck off' in regional slang], and die."

He bursts out laughing, putting the phone's camera on himself.

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"Oh my God, this is the problem with this country---this," pointing at the Karen.

"So this is the poor, lovely woman that [Kiwi Karen] was being racist to, for no reason," he continues, pointing directly at the racist.

"That's not right," replies Kiwi Karen, as the video cuts.

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*First Published: Dec 4, 2020, 10:39 am