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Hosed Karen

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Hosed Karen refers to a woman in a viral video depicting her getting into an argument with the person filming her, resulting in the cameraperson spraying her with a garden hose. A shot of the woman gesturing towards another person off-screen saw use as a reaction image on Twitter a month after the video was first posted.

Origin

On June 25th, 2021, Redditor HomelessInKansasCity posted a video to /r/PublicFreakout[1] of neighbors getting into a fight, titled, "Just methin' around with the neighbors." The video gained over 36,000 points. The same day, it was posted to YouTube by Uncultured Swine, gaining over 275,000 views (shown below).



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The video did not start becoming a meme until the end of July 2021, during which time, several users used a still image of the woman pointing behind her as a reaction image. On July 31st, user @yahoelovedaj[2] posted the still with the caption, "Lil Baby in every music video," gaining over 5,300 retweets and 35,000 likes (shown below, left). Later that evening, user @emilyymoonz[3] posted an example that gained over 47,000 retweets and 194,000 likes (shown below, right).


أمير @yahoelovedaj Lil Baby in every music video taith Stand EMI @emilyymoonz him: “ i love you “ me: BUT DO THEM BITCHES KNOW DAT ? taith Stand

The picture continued to see use in popular reaction image memes on Twitter over the following week. On August 2nd, user @IAmKirasade[4] posted an example that gained over 38,000 retweets and 197,000 likes (shown below, left). On August 8th, user @aaronarroyo_[5] posted an example that gained over 7,800 retweets and 44,000 likes (shown below, right). The meme was covered by The Daily Dot.[6]


X DUNDER MILF'N Y @IAMKIRASADE "HOW THEY ORDER READY BEFORE MINE?" taith Stand 10:16 AM · Aug 2, 2021 · Twitter for iPhone A 2 RON @aaronarroyo_ · Aug 8 Me at the club: "so they just not gonna play Nicki Minaj's verse?" taith Stand

Various Examples


straight for pay. @broadwaytail "Per my last mf email" taith Stand 9:59 AM · Aug 2, 2021 · Twitter for iPhone daniel 2.0 @idanielzarate Nobody: Me: You guys wanna take shots taith Stand STEAZY-A @steazya Nobody: Me: LETS GO EAT taith Stand ... В. @boujeebx every second “ofc you're my gf" BUT YOU HAVEN'T CALLED HER BEAUTIFUL????#lovelsland Taith Stand ... @imanmuejaza Me to God: These weapons look real close to prospering. taith Stand 2855169/photo/1 d'kn @javrawr Replying to @Daddychubbz_ My Momma: “Dont nobody do s--- around here but me“ ME: “Soo I aint just wash them dishes" Taith Stand

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Rynjin
Rynjin

in reply to Hyval the Emolga

On the one hand, yes. Especially the "I'ma laugh at you every day from now on XD" tough guy shit was unnecessary.

But TBH "Don't answer Methany's stupid fucking questions" is a good habit to get into. These kinds of people do not give a single fuck if you apologize or not. They're tweaked out and paranoid constantly, so they're gonna make up shit in their heads about you no matter what.

The real answer is the third option, ignore the bitch and go inside, then call the cops if she tries to drag her drugged out ass up the steps to beat on your door about it.

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