A California “Karen” who named the cops on a Filipino man stenciling “BLACK Life MATTER” in chalk on his individual home claimed Sunday that she is “deeply sorry” for her “racist” actions and wishes to have coffee with him to individually apologize.
“There are not ample text to explain how really sorry I am for getting disrespectful to him final Tuesday when I produced the conclusion to query him about what he was doing in front of his house,’’ Lisa Alexander said in a statement posted to Twitter — referring to her now-infamous videotaped come upon with San Francisco resident James Juanillo.
As Alexander’s husband filmed her, the female explained to Juanillo that he was illegally creating on the retaining wall for the reason that it was “private property” and that she knew the proprietor.
Juanillo owns the constructing.
“I should have minded my possess enterprise,’’ wrote Alexander — who has been dubbed a “Karen,” the derogatory term for white ladies perceived as becoming entitled, on social media — in her mea culpa.
“I did not recognize at the time that my steps had been racist and have discovered a painful lesson. I am getting a tough seem at the meaning driving white privilege,” Alexander said.
“I would adore to have espresso with Mr. Juanillo in our neighborhood so I can apologize in individual.’’
Juanillo, who is Filipino, in accordance to nearby media, had observed at a single level throughout his have taping of the come across, “This is why Black Lives Make any difference.”
Considering that the footage went viral, Alexander has witnessed her pores and skin-treatment line get dropped by the make-up agency Birchbox, according to SFGATE.