The Only “Illness” Is White Privilege

“Get Her Away From Me” Karen Edition

DarkSkyLady
7 min readJul 18, 2021

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White tears. Photo by Engin Akyurt on Unsplash

The video that went viral on social media shows a Karen—Abigail Elphick’s white tantrum alter—having what some have called a mental breakdown. There is humor but also fear because Abigail shows how far white women will go to get their way. Like the video on TikTok showing white girls crying on cue, white women can be deadlier than white…

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DarkSkyLady

Black/Puerto Rican creative non-binary. Spouts nonsense that occasionally makes sense. they/them