Karen At WaPo Demands ‘Pay Black People’ For Being ‘Exhausted’ & ‘Traumatized’, Adds Venmo Acct For Reparations

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Karen Attiah, writer and a global opinions editor at The Washington Post took to Twitter Saturday demanding: “pay black people!” for being exhausted.

She also added her Venmo account for “reparations”.

Karen Attiah wrote on Twitter Saturday that “black people are exhausted”.

“We are asked to write, speak, educate, guide and sooth folks about racism and sexism, draining our energy and time, with little to no support or pay,” she claimed.

“All while being traumatized!” the Washington Post writer proclaimed.

“So. Pay black people!” Attiah declared. “My reparations Venmo is Karen Attiah”. Continued Below

Karen Attiah’s official tweet:

The Washington Post writer went on to say:

Twitter users responded to Karen Attiah before she ultimately deleted her tweet, which demanded: “pay black people”.

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What does it mean to be called a “Karen”? Are you the type of gal who demands to speak to the manager when you feel you’ve been wronged? You just might be a “Karen.”

Karen is the latest in a growing line of internet memes poking fun at real-life archetypes. “Karen” has become social media shorthand meaning a middle-aged white woman — potentially with an asymmetric haircut a la 2009 Kate Gosselin — who makes a big fuss, and is not-so-blissfully ignorant, New York Post reports.