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Seattle man accuses woman of racism after traffic incident

A Seattle woman screamed on the floor while being recorded after she allegedly shouted the N-word during a traffic row.

The woman, identified only as ‘Leah’, ended up in hysterics on the floor in front of her garage in Seattle after being confronted by Karlos Dillard, a black man. 

He claimed in a video posted on his Instagram account on Monday that she had cut him off and brake-checked him while driving, before calling him a ‘n*****’. 

His footage shows the moment he confronts the woman, who he brands ‘Karen’, before she screams, ‘I have a black husband!’ and ‘I’m not a Karen!’ 

However, the woman is not heard using any racist terms in the video and the row appears to be about Dillard’s claim that she was rude to him after she allegedly brake-checked him.  

The woman, identified only as 'Leah', ended up in hysterics on the floor in front of her garage in Seattle after being confronted by Karlos Dillard, a black man

A Seattle woman screamed on the floor while being recorded after she allegedly shouted the N-word during a traffic row. The woman, identified only as ‘Leah’, ended up in hysterics on the floor in front of her garage in Seattle after being confronted by Karlos Dillard, a black man

The term Karen has entered phraseology as a describer for an entitled and privileged woman. 

The video had also been viewed 8.9million times on Twitter less than 24 hours after it was posted, before Dillard deleted his account on the platform, according to Insider. 

Dillard, an actor, author and comedian, describes himself on his website as ‘More than just a viral video star.’    

The video begins with Dillard pulling up behind the woman as she waits to drive into her garage.

As she gets out of her car to talk to him, he says: ‘You are not going to sit there and flip me off…’

She then tries to touch him and says, ‘sir’, but he shouts back, ‘don’t touch me’, before repeating, ‘you flipped me off!’ 

The woman then screams back, ‘I have a black husband’ and Dillard replies, ‘I don’t care!’ 

The upset female driver then says, ‘you are totally calling me something that I’m not!’ 

She insists that ‘you don’t understand what happened’ and repeatedly raises her hands to cover her face. 

He claimed in a video posted on his Instagram account on Monday that she had cut him off and brake-checked him while driving, before calling him a 'n*****'.

His footage shows the moment he confronts the woman, who he brands 'Karen', before she screams, 'I have a black husband!'

He claimed in a video posted on his Instagram account on Monday that she had cut him off and brake-checked him while driving, before calling him a ‘n*****’. His footage shows the moment he confronts the woman, who he brands ‘Karen’, before she screams, ‘I have a black husband!’

Dillard calmly repeats, ‘you flipped me off,’ and then films her licence plate, which prompts the woman to run over and cover it up with her hands, as she screams back, ‘this is not true!’ 

The angry exchange soon attracts the attention of passers-by and the woman insists he is ‘attacking’ her. 

Defending himself, Dillard insists he is not attacking her, before adding, ‘She can apologize for calling me a n***** and flipping me off!’

He then explains to people who have gathered: ‘She flipped me off three blocks away and then she slammed on her brakes.’ 

Later in the video, Dillard repeatedly asks, ‘why are we here?’ as the woman continues to kneel next to her licence plate with her hands pressed against it. 

One person who has gathered also insists that ‘I saw her do it’, before another man approaches Dillard and says, ‘you need to leave.’ 

When Dillard insists, ‘she victimized me’, the man says, ‘I understand that but you are not going to get anything out of it. You just have to walk away.’

He then introduces himself as ‘Tony’ and listens to another woman who claims that the upset female driver ‘started the whole thing’. 

Dillard then says, ‘I am going to de-escalate this but I want it to be known that she started this and then I came back around.’ 

The angry exchange soon attracts the attention of passers-by and the woman insists he is 'attacking' her

One person who has gathered also insists that 'I saw her do it', before another man approaches Dillard and says, 'you need to leave'

 The angry exchange soon attracts the attention of passers-by and the woman insists he is ‘attacking’ her. One person who has gathered also insists that ‘I saw her do it’, before another man approaches Dillard and says, ‘you need to leave’

Tony then adds, ‘she is beyond control at this point, you just have to walk away.’

Dillard does then get in his car and drives away, before pulling up on the opposite side of the street. 

The woman is seen still on the floor behind her car as other people try to persuade her to drive into her garage. 

Later in the video, although it is not visible, the woman approaches him and is heard apologising.   

Dillard, pictured on his Instagram account, posted the whole video of the exchange online

Karlos Dillard

Dillard, pictured left and right on his Instagram account, posted the whole video of the exchange online.

On Instagram Dillard wrote next to his post: 'I'm literally not leaving my house anymore. 'This Karen cut me off, break checked me and then followed me for 4 blocks. When I started recording her antics she peeled off and tried to get away with her racism'

On Instagram Dillard wrote next to his post: ‘I’m literally not leaving my house anymore. ‘This Karen cut me off, break checked me and then followed me for 4 blocks. When I started recording her antics she peeled off and tried to get away with her racism’

Referring to the Black Lives Matter movement, she said: ‘My heart is all about this movement.

‘My heart is breaking right now because you don’t know how much I love humanity.’ 

She also apologized for her road rage by saying, ‘I am sorry’,  but says she did not flip Dillard off. 

When she tries to explain herself again, Dillard adds: ‘I don’t want to hear your white tears’.  

On Instagram Dillard wrote next to his post: ‘I’m literally not leaving my house anymore. 

‘This Karen cut me off, break checked me and then followed me for 4 blocks. When I started recording her antics she peeled off and tried to get away with her racism.

‘I had time today to let her know that i am not the one. I’m glad SEVERAL white and black people saw her racism and had my back.’

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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