A video of a confrontation between a man and his neighbor, whom he referred to as a "Karen" (a pejorative term for an angry, entitled woman), has gone viral on Twitter and TikTok.
The heated argument started when the man saw his neighbor flipping his rug over in his doorbell camera and confronted her about it. The woman explained she was trying to create a family-friendly environment for her children, and the rug had the "F" word on it.
The video quickly received millions of views and sparked a debate among viewers about who was in the wrong.
Posted by TikToker @dreamyzoonie1, the now-viral TikTok video called “Neighbor Puts Karen In Check For Flipping His Rug”.
The video has amassed whooping 3.5 million views, 686k likes, and over 10k comments in just one day!
“Excuse me, ma’am,” the man said to his neighbor as she was climbing the stairs. “Can you pick my rug up? Because I saw that you flipped it over early. It was not bothering you or anyone”.
The woman was completely baffled by what he said, to whom she said: “Sir, I don’t think this is appropriate.”
“it does not matter what you deem appropriate”, Her neighbor replied.
Feeling offended, the woman continued climbing the stairs as her neighbor kept blaming her for flipping his rug over without any obvious reason.
He also requested her to come down to talk when he comes back home, then he said: “Take your shaky a... upstairs.”
Surprisingly, the woman carried out the request and came back for a second round, “so do you want to talk to me again?” She said while crossing her arms.
“Look, I’m not trying to be ugly, and I’m not trying to cause any scene with you whatsoever, we live in a family environment here, I have children here too. To me having an F word on your doormat is not respectful of anyone that lives here ” she explained.
The neighbor was not convinced by her reason to flip his doormat, “And it’s not respectful of you to touch my property, it’s not bothering anybody and I have my neighbors across the house,” he replied.
“I’ll pay you for your mat!” the woman screamed.
She was only concerned about her children seeing a bad word and offered to pay for the doormat just so he gets it out of there.
He then changed the subject and mentioned how she talked inappropriately about him in front of his ring doorbell.
“What did I say about you? I haven’t said anything about you,” she denied the accusation.
“Ma’am you can lie to Jesus Christ if you feel that is the truth, I don’t care. You have talked to me in front of my ring doorbell I have proof of it….. You have been reported to the office.” he said.
In a final attempt to get the better of her neighbor, the woman did a strange danced in front of his door and stuck her tongue out at him, “get a life,” she said before she walked away.
Finally, the man tried to take revenge on her by saying “You old heifer get on up them steps.”
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Many people laughed hysterically at the woman’s dance, others begging to see the mat, and some others taking the side of the woman who was only trying to create a family-friendly environment for her children.
“The dance just killeddd meee,” one user wrote.
“But what does your mat say,” a second said.
“I'm sorry, but I'm with Karen. bye,” a third commented.
Whether you think the man is the real "Karen" (as he said) or the woman, we can all agree that this is not how you should handle your everyday arguments as a grown-up.
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